​​​​Dr. Ann Recine & Lou Recine

If interested in having Dr. Ann and Lou Recine work with or present to your group, please contact Lou: (715) 441-3202

To request a copy of an article, please email Ann Recine at recineac@uwec.edu
Please report any broken links to Lou Recine at: Ljrcyber@aol.com


Peer-Reviewed Publications

Recine, A. G., Recine, L., & Paldon, T. (2020). How people forgive: A systematic review of nurse-authored qualitative research. Journal of Holistic Nursing 38(2), 233–251. https://doi.org/10.1177/0898010119828080


Recine, A. C. (2015). Designing forgiveness interventions: Guidance from five meta analyses. Journal of Holistic Nursing, 33(2), 161-167. https://doi.org/10.1177/0898010114560571


Recine, A. C., Werner, J. S., & Recine, L. (2009). Health promotion through forgiveness intervention. Journal of Holistic Nursing, 27(2), 115-123. https://doi.org/10.1177/0898010108327214


Recine, A. G., Werner, J. S., & Recine, L. (2007). Concept analysis of forgiveness with a multi-cultural emphasis. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 59(3), 308-316.
https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2648.2007.04343.x


Tanyi, R. A., Werner, J. S., Recine, A. C. G., & Sperstad, R. A. (2006). Perceptions of incorporating spirituality into their care: A phenomenological study of female patients on hemodialysis. Nephrology Nursing Journal, 33(5), 532-538. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17044437/


Commercially published work / Interviews

Fernandez, S. M. (2016, June 1). How to finally find forgiveness. Dr. Oz The Good Life. (Interview with Ann)


Cassity, J. (2015). Why forgiving others is the best thing you can do - for yourself. (Interview with Ann). https://my.happify.com/hd/forgiving-others-is-the-best-thing-you-can-do-for-yourself/


Recine, A., & Recine, L. (Nov. / Dec. 2012). Science of happiness: Gratitude. 5ive For Women, 2(1), 36-37


Recine, A., Schultz, K., & Recine, L. (May-June 2012). Science of Happiness. Second Opinion.https://www.secondopinionmagazine.com/post/the-science-of-happiness


Northern Spirit Radio, (2008). "Forgiveness, Holistic Therapy and Ann Recine" (Interview with Ann).https://www.northernspiritradio.org/spirit-action/forgiveness-holistic-therapy-and-ann-recine


Meditations - YouTube

Body Focused Mindful Meditation -https://youtu.be/_wur0FKBkSQ

NOTE: If you have had past traumatic experiences, it is recommend you consult a therapist, psychologist, or psychiatrist before using this body-focused meditation.


Lying Down Body Scan -https://youtu.be/2uLSBo_THxo
NOTE: If you have had past traumatic experiences, it is recommend you consult a therapist, psychologist, or psychiatrist before using this body-focused meditation.

Mindful Breathing - Shorter-https://youtu.be/8woh8yPCJ-4

Mindful Breathing - Longer -https://youtu.be/3Tx0E1r3FaI

Bean Seed Forgiveness Meditation - https://youtu.be/vgKGN5PbKwM

NOTE: in this meditation, you will be asked to bring to mind a person who has caused you trouble. Choose something manageable for you. Do NOT choose what for you is a traumatic situation.


Presentations, Teaching, Workshops

  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Honors course, The Multicultural Art and Science of Forgiveness - 2022 Spring Semester, Feb - May, 2022 (Co-taught by Ann and Lou.)
  • Forgiveness Workshop, Women's retreat, June 5, 2021
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Honors course, The Multicultural Art and Science of Forgiveness - 2021 Spring Semester, Feb - May, 2021 (Co-taught by Ann and Lou.)
  • Forgiveness Workshop, local book club, Apr., 8, 2020. 
  • Forgiveness Workshop, Stephen Ministers, Feb. 25, 2020.
  • Co-presenter, How To Add Quality Years To Your Life, The Center, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Nov. 3, 2018
  • Co-presenter, Adding Quality Years to Your Life, Immaculate Conception parish, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Sept. 26, 2018
  • Presented on women’s health at WisWomen Presents: An Evening With Rad American Women: N-Z, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, July 30, 2018
  • Co-creator, and co-presenter, Adding Quality Years to Your Life, Senior Americans Day, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Continuing Education / UW-Extension, June 5, 2018
  • Co-presenter, community forgiveness intervention six-week series, open to the public, Immaculate Conception Parish, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, February - March, 2018
  • The Anti-Inflammatory Diet, The Center, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Nov. 8, 2017
  • Co-presenter, How to Live a Longer, Healthier Life, The Center, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Nov. 4, 2017
  • Co-creator and co-presenter for six-week Positive Aging program, The Center, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, October - November, 2017
  • Consultant for six-week Positive Aging program, The Center in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, January - February, 2017
  • Co-presenter, community forgiveness intervention six-week series, open to the public, Immaculate Conception Parish, Eau Claire, Wisconsinm February - March, 2016
  • Positive Psychology, Multiple Myeloma Support Group, The Center, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Sept. 14, 2015
  • Forgiveness For Your Health, The Center, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Nov. 14, 2014
  • Evidence-based Mind, Body, and Spirit Health, Senior Americans Day, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Continuing Education / UW-Extension, March 19, 2013
  • Evidence-based Mind, Body, Spirit Health, 2012 Wisconsin Aging Network Conference, Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources, Inc.,
    Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. (CEUs offered), Sept. 20, 2012

  • Empathetic Communication, Forgiveness and Healing, New York State Southern Tier Chapter, Oncology Nursing Society, Winter Weekend Retreat Part 2, Endwell, New York. (CEUs offered), Mar. 10, 2012
  • Body, Mind, & Spirit Health: Save Some for Yourself, New York State Southern Tier Chapter, Oncology Nursing Society, Winter Weekend Retreat Part 1, Endwell, New York. (CEUs offered), Mar. 9, 2012
  • Qi Gong and Mindfulness for Seniors: Practical Tools, Country Terrace CBRF, Altoona, Wisconsin. This was an in-service for staff and residents and was co-lead by a resident of the CBRF, Mar. 10, 2011
  • Keynote address: Integrative Medicine Therapies for the College Age Student,
    North Central College Health Association Annual Conference 2010, Eau Claire, Wisconsin. (CEUs offered), Oct. 20, 2010

  • Mindfulness Stress Reduction Program, Community Health Partnership, Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Designed and implemented eight-week training for staff. October 5 - November 23, 2010
  • Mindfulness, Student Health Service, UW-Eau Claire provider in-service, April, 2008
  • Promoting Psychosocial Integrity in Patients Experiencing a Mental Illness, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Content for Accelerated BSN Program, Feb. 15, 2007