Posts By Amy Ruff RN BSN


Remaining Calm in Crisis: Comments of a Single Mom/Nurse During Covid

Valerie Vetter is a nurse in Iowa. She exemplifies the kind of healthcare professional you want at your bedside when you’re ill: experienced, professional, thoughtful and kind. We were so […]


Help in Recovery from Disease

Doctors throughout the world know that the process of healing occurs spontaneously from within the human body when our lifestyle choices support the body’s own natural healing mechanisms.  We all […]


Heartbroken? Heart Disease, New Science, and a Simple Fix

It’s February, so everyone expects a good deal of media coverage on matters of the heart. I’m not one to offer relationship advice but I can address the subject of […]


Post-Surgical Relief

One of my friends just had a knee replacement. I read up a bit about the post-surgical experience and kept in close touch with her about her impressions in case […]


Is Transcendental Meditation the Same as Mindfulness?

The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), a U.S. government entity within the National Institutes of Health (NIH), describes meditation: “Meditation may be practiced for many reasons, such […]


Why Hospitals Should Pay for Nurses to Learn TM

Nurses make life and death decisions almost daily, rotate shifts, and are under constant time pressure and staffing challenges. These can lead to stress and distress, burnout (30 – 49% […]


At Last! Good News for Menopausal Women

A paper published in PubMed and in the Annals of the NY Academy of Sciences a decade ago could have saved post-menopausal women from years of vulnerability to heart disease—had they only know about it.

February is “heart health month”—shouldn’t every month be? So as a nurse specializing in cardiovascular health, and as….


Why Am I So Tired

As a nurse, I’ve had many women present concerns that were deeply troubling and caused by severe health imbalance. More commonly, women have told me they are worried about something that sounds simple but is disabling nonetheless: chronic fatigue. Women ask, “Why am I so tired all the time?”


Alarming Health Statistics vs Wellness Revolution

On March 23rd, Womens enews.org featured an article about Atlanta’s Spelman College. It said: The historically black college for women decided it was time to do something major to redraw […]


Good News! Continuing Education Hours for Nurses

Just in time to celebrate the New Year, the American Holistic Nurses Association has approved education “contact hours” for nurses for taking the course of instruction in the Transcendental Meditation technique (at a special discounted medical professionals fee) from a certified TM teacher in any state except California and Iowa.

I believe that this is a great leap forward in AHNA offerings to enhance a practitioner’s capacity. Most education hours involve gaining more clinical knowledge or skill, but learning the TM technique will unfold the practitioner’s mental and physical potential enabling her to expand her skill set and comprehension more easily. It will increase intelligence, creativity, focus, energy, good health and stamina while reducing fatigue, stress, anxiety and depression. As health professionals, we can feel secure in the knowledge that all of these benefits are verified by extensive, published, peer-reviewed research.


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Wishing you best of health,
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