Author Archives: Nina B.

I spent 90 minutes in a sensory-deprivation tank

My husband’s company was having a big meeting in Nashville, TN. It was right on the heels of an extra busy time at work for me, so we booked an extra ticket and I joined him for a mini-vacation (for … Continue reading

Posted in personal growth, self care | 4 Comments

On not having an a-ha moment

I went to a leadership forum last week. It was good! But I had some beef with it. (And I mean more than a certain former NC governor being there as a participant with a name tag that read “John … Continue reading

Posted in inspiration, leadership, rant | Leave a comment

The case for sandwich-tasking

Have you ever clicked on Word or Excel or some other program that you need to work in, only to discover that it’s already open because you were working in it an hour or so ago and then got distracted … Continue reading

Posted in organization, time management | Leave a comment

My Public Healthiversary

I’ve been meaning to post at some point this fall to celebrate a decade in public health.  I figured today–December 1st, or Worlds AIDS Day–is the perfect day to do it, since HIV/AIDS education is what sparked my interest in … Continue reading

Posted in achieving, healthcare, nonprofits | Leave a comment

Room for Improvement

One of the many things I love about where I work is that there really is a demonstrated emphasis on work/life balance and self care. Case in point: 4th of July week. In honor of our organizational birthday, summertime, the … Continue reading

Posted in (d)well, organization, self care | Leave a comment

Succeeding Through Giving Up

I needed this today. Maybe you do, too: 13 Things You Should Give Up If You Want To Be Successful (by Zdravko Cvijetic via Medium)  Some of my favorites: 8. Give Up Multi-tasking “You will never reach your destination if you stop and … Continue reading

Posted in achieving, inspiration | 1 Comment

January Cure 2017: not my fight

Last weekend, I had big plans to write another recap about the January Cure. This weekend, same thing. But. The events after Inauguration Day, particularly the Women’s March and deluge of harmful executive orders, have made both doing and blogging … Continue reading

Posted in inspiration, rant | 1 Comment