Originally published on LinkedIn July 22, 2022
I am generally a happy person. In the time before (pre-COVID) when we didn’t wear masks all the time, people would comment that I’m always smiling. I am.
I love my life, my husband, my family, and my job. The people I see regularly tend to think that I wake up like this. That I pop out of bed and smile and start my day in the best mood.
I’m not happy in the morning when my alarm goes off. I push the snooze a few times. I have to set three alarms including a Blake Shelton one on my bedroom Echo that says “Isn’t it time for a drink? I mean coffee. You better get up!” over and over. I must yell “ALEXA, OFF!!!!” to make it stop.
Originally posted on LinkedIn on July 8, 2022
Being a nurse writer comes with also being a small business owner. Besides writing about topics using my nurse expertise, I also have to learn all the many moving parts to having my own business. Things I’ve already accomplished on this front include setting up my LLC, creating a website, filing for a tax ID number, filing franchise taxes for my state, opening a business checking account…the list goes on.
When I see what I’ve accomplished as a business-owner and freelance health content writer, I am amazed.
Well, sometimes I’m not amazed.
Sometimes I panic because I haven’t come far enough or written enough, or, or, or…!
In my mind and my heart, I usually can see that I
Originally posted on LinkedIn on June 22, 2022
I hold an MSN, RN, and certifications in my specialty areas. When I am the author of an article, blog, white paper, newsletter, or email for your brand, you benefit from Google’s EAT: expertise, authority, trustworthiness. According to a Moz.com blog, you need high-quality, proven EAT for Google to recommend your website.
2. Accurate, comprehensive health content
Because of my education and experience, I know how to research a topic using credible sources. I know how to distill the subject matter into key points with clear, evidence-based explanations.
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