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Seeking Peace in Troubled Times

This is not a time for political agendas. It is a time for redesigned conversations and empowering possibilities, for old ideas to be revisited, reheard and reflected upon.

We have an extraordinary opportunity, during this recovery period, to find collaborative solutions that will benefit our communities in unique and positive ways. We must be aware and we must be mindful.

Empathy, culture and kindness – the quest for healthier communities

It’s going to take a groundswell of change to inject the empathy and values-based leadership that is so desperately needed in society. Jude Barback talks to Anah Aikman, the founder of Changing Lenses, about how we can achieve this change in our communities.

Teaching nurses the skills of empathy

The way nurses speak and relate to patients can have a positive or negative influence on their health trajectory, says Timaru registered nurse and internationally certified integrative nurse coach Anah Aikman.

Filmmaker captures the essence of nursing

Carolyn Jones thought a nurse was a nurse until she had breast cancer. The New York filmmaker spoke in New Zealand last week about how that experience prompted a series of films to tell the stories of the powerful impact nurses make every day.

New SC Women's Fund Ambassador

The Aoraki Foundation Women’s Fund, run by women to support women’s causes in South Canterbury, is hosting its second event on Thursday, introducing its ambassador Anah Aikman.

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