Posts Tagged ‘Huffingtonpost’

5 Ways to Help Boost Your Happiness

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 13:40 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Here are five simple ways to help boost your happiness right now.
1. Master the moment with wonderment and enthusiasm.
“Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.” — Socrates
With mindfulness, relish and enjoy the simple things with wonderment and enthusiasm. Whether it’s laughing with your family and friends, feeling sand on your feet, listening to […]

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Empathy in Health Care

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 14:24 2 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
TED speaker Rebecca Saxe inspired this post.
“The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy.” These are heartfelt words by award-winning actress Meryl Streep.
Do we all have the power of empathy? Are we hardwired to know what other people want? Is it easy to think […]

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Q&A with Tara Stiles: Yoga Instructor to Deepak Chopra

Monday, January 24, 2011 15:40 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
“When your mind starts to wander to your thoughts try to guide your attention back to your breath. This is the practice. Our thoughts will probably never disappear, but we can become more aware of them and guide our focus back to our breath.” -Tara Stiles

Tara Stiles, my colleague at […]

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Blogs on Huffington Post in Health and Living News

Thursday, November 4, 2010 14:09 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
My latest Huffington Post blogs.

Engaging Consumers in Health IT: Read Full Post

How to Maximize Your Doctor’s Visit: Read Full Post

The 3 Secrets to a Wildly Popular YOU: Read Full Post


Thanks for your time.  I hope you enjoy The Huffingtong Post blogs.  Please […]

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Healthy Living: How to be Wildly Popular-Part 2

Thursday, August 5, 2010 14:58 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Part 1 of How to be Wildly Popular focused on where I found inspiration for writing this healthy living post.
Part 2 provides you with friendly simple tips to becoming wildly popular.
So, you want to be popular?
Who doesn’t (okay, there may be some people who really have no interest in being […]

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