Nurse Health Tips
Nurse Health Tips
NURSE HEALTH TIPS
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.
As nurses we must do the best we can to take care of ourselves (no one else at the hospital is going to do that for us). This includes giving our bodies the rest, rejuvenation and tender love that we give to our patients each shift. No more self-sacrificing attitudes! Here are 7 energizing pre-shift yoga poses to start your nursing shift off on the right foot!
Water is essential for nurses to stay hydrated, maintain stamina and for overall health and well-being. Nurse health is as important as our patient’s health and must be prioritized to prevent dehydration during busy hospital shifts. Here are 6 easy ways to stay hydrated during nursing shifts.