this is a page for

Browsing Tag: nurse burnout

Stress Management For Nurses

It is no surprise that prolonged stress damages the body.  Yet many nurses are dealing with unchecked chronic stress for years or even decades.  Still, the passion that many nurses have for helping others drives them to continue forward in their nursing careers.  But who is helping nurses? Read more about simple ways nurses can manage stress so they can continue living a happy and healthy career in nursing…

Nurse Burnout Symptoms To Watch Out For

The nursing profession tends to attract the most compassionate and empathetic of the human population.  For that reason, nurses are also the most susceptible to experiencing “burnout.”   Eventually, chronic overwork and stress can lead to nurse burnout symptoms such as exhaustion, anxiety, physical injury or even depression.   If you have been a nurse for a while then you probably know exactly what I’m talking about. Read more to discover the signs and symptoms of nurse burnout so you can find ways to help rediscover your passion for nursing again…

Nurses Nurturing Nurses Interview With Jessica Smith, RN

I got ANOTHER chance this week to talk with RN Coach Jessica Smith about a topic that is near and dear to my heart:  nurses nurturing nurses!  (I had so much fun the first time, what can I say?!)
During the interview, we discussed:
1. Strategies you can use to attain a work-life balance with a busy nursing schedule;
2. How you can design your life around how you want to feel;
3. And how doing simple things each day can make a BIG impact on your overall health and well-being;
I can’t wait for you to check it out. Take care of yourself, nurse…

Pros And Cons Of 12 Hour Nursing Shifts

Before you consider hospital nursing as a career you may want to weigh the pros and cons of 12 hour nursing shifts.  I wish someone had shared this information with me before I became a nurse so that I had a better idea of what to expect.  Especially as a working mother! Here are the pros and cons of working 12 hour nursing shifts…

Bouncing Back From Burnout Interview With Jessica Smith, RN

Nurse burnout sucks.  I’ve totally been there. So, it may seem odd at first to hear that I also LOVE talking about nurse burnout. In fact, I think every nurse experiences burnout at some point in their career (if you haven’t please email me back and let me know your secret!).  Here’s the kicker: once you admit you have an issue with nursing burnout you open yourself to the idea of potential solutions.  But if you just pull your hoodie over your eyes and continue to suffer in silence then nothing ever changes.  And your burnout gets even worse. So, let’s talk about solutions for nurse burnout!  Have a listen to my Bouncing Back From Burnout interview with fellow ER Nurse and Nurse Coach, Jessica Smith…

Nurse Burnout: How Hospital Administration Can Help

Hospital administration can help prevent and better manage nurse burnout. Here are a few ideas that hospitals should consider to help nurses take better care of themselves so they can continue to give excellent care to their patients…

Nurse Life: How To Achieve A Work Life Balance

Many nurses struggle with finding a work life balance.  With increasingly demanding 12-hour shifts, it can be tough to stay healthy and sane when you are constantly going mile a minute. Here a a few tips on how to achieve a work life balance between your nursing career and your personal life…

Nurse Health: Self Care For 12 Hour Shifts

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…

7 Ways To Beat Nurse Burnout

Are you a nurse who feels exhausted, anxious, or dreads going to work? If so, you too may be experiencing burnout. Here are 7 tips to beat nurse burnout that can help you overcome this chronic, stressful state and learn to thrive again…

Travel Nurses Need Yoga To Stay Healthy!

If you know anything about me at all, you know that I absolutely LOVE yoga (its a little obsessive actually).  Which is why am thrilled I had the opportunity to write a guest post for a travel nursing blog titled 3 Very Important Reasons Why Travel Nurses Need Yoga…