Episode 3: Lindsay Johnson, MSN, RN, NC-BC Highlights
“I see Nurse Coaching as an expanded view of health care in a more integrative sense; we are impacted by a complex dynamic of things rather than just little things.”
- Lindsay JohnsonEmbracing self-care as soul-care can shift the way you care for yourself, without caring about yourself, and this is very important in times when one feels self-critical, or in self-doubt. Caring for yourself without caring about yourself oftentimes allows self-love.A Registered Nurse’s career is a continuous evolution through employment, connections, business, personal achievements and life.One of the perks of being a Registered Nurse, is that they can be placed into any role and they will be successful in it.Nurse Coaching promotes health systematically and addresses the physical yes, but also the other sides of health and wellness, like mental health, emotional health, spiritual health.Health is impacted by our communities, healthcare access, access to healthy food and water.How being ‘chased by a virus we can’t see’ affects our health by living in a constant level of increased stress. Nurse Coaches help clients and communities find ways to tackle stress in meaningful ways.How helping clients find Food Freedom through Whole 30 Coaching accesses a deeper view of self-awareness and less restrictive views about eating. Using Food and the Whole 30 System accesses self-awareness and link the awareness to food behaviors, ideas and habits.
Lindsay’s Top 'Soul-Care' PracticesGet enough restful sleep and go to bed early.Move your body every day through yoga, Peloton biking, or a hike.Eat food that makes you happy, whether its chocolate or a Whole 30 meal.Access emotional and mental health through counseling and self- work.Release feelings of guilt for needing and doing self-care practices.Believe in your worth.Set boundaries.
Tips for Nurse Coaches and Healthcare PractitionersSet boundaries.Find what speaks to you and follow that.Sometimes creating a space for what you need help in, can be both a source of support and a source of revenue.Sometimes you will fail, but you learn so much in trying. So, give that vision, that thing you want to see happen, a try!