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I recently began a comprehensive writing and website development course that will take me at least 12 months to complete. And one of my first assignments was to write about a major fear that I have that pertains to my current writing niche. This post forced me to face a few very real fears I have about my professional life. Here are the 6 things I fear most about my nursing career.
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.
In the spirit of being overly prepared, I made this comprehensive list of important information to leave with our nanny and sitter- and it is on our refrigerator for easy finding. Here is a list of information that you should leave with your nanny and sitter so they are prepared in case of an emergency.
I am a second-career RN who took an unconventional path into the nursing profession. Here is the story of why I left a successful and decade-long career in medical device sales to become a nurse.
As a working mom and nurse who works 12 hour shifts, I know I will be gone for very large chunks of time. So I do my best to make sure things are properly set up at home for my family and myself the day before. Additionally, as a ER nurse I know how important it is that I take good care of myself so I can continue to give the best possible care to my family and patients. After all, I can’t expect others to listen to my health education if I don’t take my own advice and stay healthy too. Here are my top 3 priorities for keeping myself and my family healthy as a nurse who works 12 hour shifts.