Imagine that you are a nurse working in a Boston ER on the day of the Marathon Bombing. Following the initial news reports and mobilization to receive patients, you stand ready to receive whatever comes through the door.
If you have heard of Seasonal Affective Disorder, this should interest you. Researchers have investigated the patterns of Google searches during different seasons and found discrepencies between the cold and warm months. Not surprisingly, there are more Google searches related to depression and anxiety during the winter months than during the summer months.
Cold and warm are spiritual concepts.
There is a phenomenon in nursing called monitor fatigue. This is when nurses hear alarms and chimes and bells so often, they begin to ignore them. They are not ignoring them because they don't care, they have simply grown numb to their sounds. This is like the Blues Brothers living under the train tracks. They grew so accustomed to