September 2009, Volume 39 Number 9 , p 33 - 35
Langlois, Barb RN, MSN
FEAR: WE ALL LIVE WITH IT. Some people try to push through it while others are slowed down or even paralyzed by fear. If you aren't fully aware of your fears, you may never leave your own comfort zone. By avoiding uncomfortable situations, you hamper your ability to develop personally and professionally. Letting nursing workplace fears get the better of you can fracture not only your work life and professional potential, but also diminish the quality of your patient care.
As a workshop leader, I've discovered that finding inner courage using empowerment activities ...