Keith Carlson – Life During COVID-19–Choosing Between Sisyphean Struggle or Herculean Effort

In this presentation, we hear from local nurse leader Keith Carlson. Keith uses metaphor & myth to bring to light novel ways to consider, approach, & individually & collectively triumph over adversity, including the COVID-19 pandemic currently disrupting every aspect of human life. He offers his own perspective on these life-altering events, holding out hope that we can use our loving hearts & keen minds to conquer our fears & use cooperation, community-mindedness, & symbiosis towards creating a better future for all.
Keith Carlson, RN, BSN, NC-BC is a nurse, career coach, writer/journalist, podcaster, motivational speaker, & award-winning nurse blogger. His empowering messages reach thousands of nurses & healthcare professionals worldwide. He can be found on social media,, & his podcast, The Nurse Keith Show. He lives in Santa Fe with his wife, the writer & story coach Mary Rives, & their adorable & remarkably intelligent cat, George.