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Spring Into Action


Spring is the season for renewal, re-birth and regrowth. It’s a new beginning that is met with enthusiasm—especially for those of us who live in winter climate locations. Spring is the time to think about a new You. Here are some tips to help you create a healthier happier life. Reduce the stress in your life. While you can’t fix everything, you can take measures to reduce stress. Remove yourself from stressful situations that you can control. Start meditation or […]

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Patient Scrubs® Is Making a Difference In Scrubs


When it comes to scrubs, not all are created equally. Lots of research goes into making the best scrubs. Whether you are looking for Patient Scrubs®, employee scrubs or lab coats, we’ve got you covered. I’ve talked to a lot of people and tested many designs. Here are some features that my contacts say shift the average set of scrubs to excellent. I’m always looking for more input, so let me know if you agree. Patient Scrubs are Ideal for […]

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4 Ways to Reduce the Height of Your Bed


As mattress thickness has increased, it has created many beautiful tall beds. Beds built for extra height gives the children a place to hide or build a fort. It offers a gorgeous touch to your décor. But, it can be a problem after surgery or an injury. Don’t despair! You have lots of options. Many of my Patient Scrubs® customers tell me that they have to do something about their tall bed. Remember, many of my conversations are about prepping for […]

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How to Build a Bedside Stepstool


Thanks to one of my Patient Scrubs® customers for sharing these instructions. Like purchasing Patient Scrubs®, finding a way to get into a high bed after surgery or an injury can help you immensely. I’ve seen this stool, and it will be an awesome addition to the bedroom for years to come. Bedside Stepstool Materials 1 – 1×8 Board (40” or more) 1 – 1×4 Board (56” or more) 1 – 2×4 Board (97” or more) 12 – 3 inch […]

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Do Your Part for Happiness Happens


  August kicked off the selfie challenge for the 16th Happiness Happens.  To raise awareness of people, places and things that make you happy, the Secret Society of Happy People are challenging each member to post selfies using the #HappinessHappens hashtag.  As I read about this kickoff, my mind immediately turned to the mission of Patient Scrubs®—easing the way for people going through sickness, medical treatments or rehab. Here are some ideas to help brighten their day.  Call your friend […]

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Happy 100th, Mother’s Day


This Sunday marks the 100th anniversary of celebrating Mother’s Day.  Happy 100th! When President Woodrow Wilson designated the second Sunday in May as “Mother’s Day” in 1914, it was a special day set aside for children to honor their mother. Today, we sometimes recognize other nurturing women who are also like a Mother to us in addition to Mom. Enjoy this day with the women who have made a difference in your life.  Most Mothers have precious memories of their small […]

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Get Well Soon Gift Ideas for a Family


When a family member is hospitalized, everything becomes much more challenging for the entire family. They have to plan their time around being at the hospital, talking to the medical staff, taking care of their loved one, etc.  Plus, life goes on at home, school and work. Every little bit of thoughtfulness from family and friends feels like a life raft to family members who are drowning in work.  Put together a get well soon family gift basket. Pick up […]

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Giving Back For Valentine’s Day


Valentine’s Day can bring back memories for many of us. Some recall fond memories of childhood parties, our first love, fun times with our children and more. If you’re fortunate enough to have someone special in your life, Valentine’s Day is a good time to let him or her know.  If you’re struggling with how to celebrate this year, think about choosing ways that let you give back. Teleflora.com will donate 15% of the purchase price of Valentine flowers to […]

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Gift Ideas for a Sick Friend, Relative or Neighbor


A thoughtful gift can be just the thing to raise someone’s spirits. Almost everyone knows someone who is facing surgery, in rehab or confined to their home. The big question is what to buy for someone who is sick, especially when they don’t get out much.  Maybe they are confined to their home, the hospital or a rehabilitation center for a while.  Most people look forward to a personal visit, and they enjoy gifts that brighten their day or ease […]

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