Donna Cardillo, RN
Donna is known as The Inspiration Nurse and has been referred to as the Nurse Whisperer. She has been creating and facilitating transformational retreats and workshops for the last 20 years. As a sought-after keynote speaker and award-winning author, she has traveled the world helping individuals to be happy in their lives and careers and to reach their full potential.
Donna is the original Dear Donna advice columnist at Nurse.com and is a wellness blogger at DoctorOz.com. She is a distinguished fellow in the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN). Donna is also a Reiki master and a meditation teacher, and is working toward becoming a Forest Therapy Guide. She is an avid meditation practitioner and a passionate dendrophile (a person who loves trees and forests).
Donna is the author of Falling Together: How to Find Balance, Joy, and Meaningful Change When Your Life Seems to Be Falling Apart. She is also the author of Your First Year as a Nurse: Making the Transition from Total Novice to Successful Professional , The ULTIMATE Career Guide for Nurses: Practical Advice for Thriving at Every Stage of Your Career, and A Day Book for Beginning Nurses.