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Book Review: Intensive Care for the Nurturer’s Soul

Intensive Care for the Nurturer’s Soul by Hueina Su, MS, BSN, CEC.  Published by RX for Balance Productions, 2009.  Available from

 Hueina Su is a registered nurse with more than 20 years of experience in nursing, coaching, counseling, speaking, training, nonprofit management and small business.

 She is the author and creator of Rx for Balance™ coaching program and the founder and CEO of Beyond Horizon Coaching, a global coaching and training company specializing in providing solutions for stress management, life balance and intensive self-care.  She is from a Chinese family and is the fourth generation to work in the field of medicine.

 Su’s approach is holistic and blends eastern and western philosophies, combined with real life stories, practical tips and self-coaching exercises. The book focuses on stress management and self nurturing. 

 One of the most important points Su makes about caregiving is that self-nurturing is not a luxury but a necessity if one is to care for others. She compares this to putting on your own oxygen mask in an airplane before putting on your child’s. If you don’t put on your own first you may pass out and be able to help your child.

 Intensive Care for the Nurturer’s Soul  is a solid book on general stress management that could be helpful to caregivers.




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2 Responses to “Book Review: Intensive Care for the Nurturer’s Soul”

  1. My Diary says:

    Appreciate the recommendation. Will tryy it out.

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  2. coaching secret

    Review of a book on how caregivers can nurture themelves

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