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A holistic approach to self-care encompasses several different components—including nutrition, lifestyle, environmental and socioeconomic factors—to make sure that you’re not neglecting any aspect of your wellness. In this post, we break down each of these elements and explain how nurses can better practice them in their daily lives.read more
As a busy nurse it can be so hard to find time to exercise, especially since the average workout class lasts about 60 minutes. The good news is that there are lots of workouts that can easily be done at home on your own time whenever you have a few free minutes. Here are 7 ideas that will help you squeeze in a quick & effective workout with minimal equipment and time. Now, take off your scrubs, put on your workout clothes and get moving!read more
Yoga offers nurses who work exhausting 12 hour shifts a way to give themselves a little more self-care. Furthermore, when we replenish our own reserves it helps us take even better care of our families and patients with more compassion. Here are 7 energizing and easy yoga poses for nurses who need more self-care!read more
Over the last month I have been interviewing fellow nurse moms to find out how they manage to squeeze in a workout while balancing motherhood and 12 hour shifts. The feedback I received was very encouraging! The conversations I had with these nurses convinced me that it is in fact very possible to stay fit when it seems that there is no more time in the day. Read more to learn how.read more
If you are like a lot of hardworking shift workers you may at times feel overworked, exhausted and even burned out.
Everyone knows that 12 hour shift schedules can be extremely demanding. What are you doing for yourself to ensure that you stay healthy and thrive? With a little preparation and focus on your personal well-being you can be both a healthy nurse and give great care to your patients. Its time to focus on nurse self care!