Nurse Health Tips
Nurse Health Tips
NURSE HEALTH TIPS
If I had a dollar for every time I hear a nurse say they had foot pain I would be rich! Nurses need to be taking care of themselves now more then ever – especially when it comes to foot care. After all, as nurses are working long 12+ hour days and we often spend it standing and/or walking the entire time. Here are the top nine tips to treat foot pain for nurses.
Being a nurse is tough on your body – even a single shift can lead to a variety of aches and pains! While not every injury is avoidable, there are certain steps that nurses can take to prevent and manage some of the most common complaints. Here are 9 strategies that will help you manage the aches and pains that come with being a nurse.
Nurses are working round-the-clock, 365 days a year, 24 hours a day. So how are sleep deprived nurses supposed to care for their health when getting enough sleep is sometimes not a realistic option? Here are 7 helpful, actionable tips for your health as a nurse when getting a good nights sleep just isn’t possible.
As an experiment, I decided to switch out my coffee habit entirely with matcha green tea (a difficult step for me, as I am a coffee addict and a coffee snob!). Since then I have switched out my coffee habit and replaced it entirely with matcha! Here are 4 important reasons why nurses should drink matcha instead of coffee!
As a nurse I have always had a sacrificial attitude that I will compassionately care for others first and put my own needs last – and that is just not going to cut it anymore. The thought of finishing an entire career with this amount of wear-and-tear is frightening. Something has to give before I completely fizzle and burn to a crisp. So, this is me putting the oxygen mask on myself first. Here are my very real goals for self-compassion from a very tired nurse.