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Creating a Culture of Kindness

Mace, Karen

doi: 10.1097/CNJ.0b013e31826744f1
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ABSTRACT: Although known for being kind, nurses understand that the culture of nursing and the nature of our fast-paced stressful work make kindness difficult. Where does kindness come from? How does being a Christian make a difference in bringing kindness to nursing culture?

Although nurses are known for being kind, the culture of nursing and the nature of our fast paced stressful work make kindness difficult. Where does kindness come from?

Karen Mace, MN, BN, RN, is a Registered Nurse, Counselor and Writing Therapist with her own counseling practice, Healing Place Ministries. Karen also teaches part time at a local college in the Diploma of Enrolled Nursing Program and teaches on regulatory requirements for nurses as well as mental health and communication subjects.

The author declares no conflict of interest.

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