Author Archives: peggychinn

About peggychinn

feminist, nurse activist, writer, editor of ANS Advances in Nursing Science, quilter, grandmother nurturing the future of the amazing children in my life.

Reflections on Productivity

This post closes my series of posts on the matter of productivity!  It has been an interesting experience, in part because it clearly affirms for me the benefits of blogging!  In a way, blogging is akin to journaling – the … Continue reading

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Trello

This wonderful tool is designed to help organize projects that involve more than just one person.  It exists on a web page that looks deceptively simple, but has tons of power for organizing and coordinating every task that needs to … Continue reading

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Evernote: A virtual file cabinet

One of the biggest challenges related to getting things done, for me, is how to collect the pieces that I need to complete a task, or how to save things I come across that you might want to use someday. … Continue reading

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Toodledo!

I should stop promising what will come next in this sequence of posts! Yes, the plan was to blog about Evernote next, but then Toodledo came along!  I discovered this wonderful task-organizing app because of the great discussion on this series … Continue reading

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The Essential To-Do List!

Maybe my aversion to being “List-less” accounts for my love of to-do list apps, but honestly, I could not live without such a thing! Here I will explain how I use iOmnifocus. But  I actually also use 2 additional apps … Continue reading

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Procrastination

Before I talk about Omnifocus (which I promised to be the second in my series of blog posts on productivity), I am inspired to insert a discussion of the universal challenge of procrastination!  I have yet to meet a person … Continue reading

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Do I ever sleep? Here’s the answer!

Oh yes indeed I sleep, and very well indeed!  But I get asked this question so often – in the context of “how do you do all you do?” –  that I finally decided to address this here on my … Continue reading

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Three January AJN “events”

The January issue of the American Journal of Nursing contains three items that I am thrilled to share with everyone!  First and second, the book titled  Philosophies and Practices of Emancipatory Nursing: Social Justice as Praxis edited by Paula N. Kagan, … Continue reading

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Writing in the Digital Age: Savvy Publishing for Healthcare Professionals! Available now!

I am thrilled to announce that this new book that Leslie Nicoll and I wrote is now available for Kindle – Writing in the Digital Age: Savvy Publishing for Healthcare Professionals! It is also available from NursingCenter.com in a format for … Continue reading

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LavenderHealth joins in celebration of the US Supreme Court ruling on Marriage Equality

Originally posted on Lavender Health – LGBTQ Resource Center:
Today, the landmark ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court made marriage equality the rule of the nation!  While there are many challenges ahead, the fact that there are so many symbols,…

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