The Restaurant Series: Another Broken Egg

This weekend I visited Huntsville, Alabama for my Alma Mater’s Alumni Weekend. Many know that Huntsville is known as the Rocket City. However, what most people don’t know is that Huntsville is filled with many great restaurants. So of course while I was in town I took the time to visit one of my favorites,Continue reading “The Restaurant Series: Another Broken Egg”

The Restaurant Series: Pirata Pittsburgh

So I have been in search of trendy places in Pittsburgh to take my sister, who just moved here from New York City last year. Pirata, located in the Cultural District of Downtown Pittsburgh is the first place to give me the feel of trendy New York City in Pittsburgh. The Caribbean and Afrobeats musicContinue reading “The Restaurant Series: Pirata Pittsburgh”

Tofu Stir-Fry Made 3 Different Ways

Prep Time 15 Min | Cook Time 15 Min| Total Time 30 Min First Recipe: Kung Pao Tofu Stir Fry Author: @iDreamOfAlice Recipe type: Entrée Cuisine: Vegan Serves: 3 Ingredients 1 Cup of Minute Rice 1/2 package firm or extra-firm tofu 2-3 cups Broccoli 6 Cups of Spinach 6 Tablespoons of PF Chang’s Kung PaoContinue reading “Tofu Stir-Fry Made 3 Different Ways”

Staying Motivated Beyond the New Year’s Resolution

We’ve all done it before… It’s January first and we write down 10 things we want to accomplish in the year. For most people, health and wellness is usually included in this list of goals. However, by the time February comes, we’re a long ways from our goals and our resolutions are a distant memory.Continue reading “Staying Motivated Beyond the New Year’s Resolution”

Is Night Shift Making me Fat?

The Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners says that greater than 50% of nurses are overweight/obese. The same study also supports previous research in that there is a relationship between nursing shift work and obesity. It also suggests that modifiable contributors such as poor diet, smoking and sedentary lifestyles were a greater riskContinue reading “Is Night Shift Making me Fat?”

Making Time for Time Management

  Time management is the act of scheduling out how time is spent to increase efficacy and efficiency. Work, school, and life at home can often present itself with many tasks that must be accomplished. Many of those tasks involve a specific deadline. As most of you already know, recently my sister and I haveContinue reading “Making Time for Time Management”

Optimizing the Healing Environment

The environment can play a great role in how people function in their daily life. Every aspect of the environment can have an effect on the people that experience it, either positively or negatively. This is also true in health care where there is a relationship between the healing environment and the outcome of theContinue reading “Optimizing the Healing Environment”