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Daryn Eller

About Daryn Eller

Daryn Eller is a freelance writer based in Venice, Calif., who has written for Parents, Prevention and Ladies’ Home Journal.

Under stress and overwhelmed

Under stress and overwhelmed

Stress is ubiquitous in nursing—let’s face it, it’s part of the job description—so it’s easy to write off as something you just have to live with.

8 Stress Busters for Nurses

8 Stress Busters for Nurses

Image: iStock | Thinkstock Sure, nurses get burned out. But experts (in and out of the field) agree: You don’t have to let stress harm your health, ruin relationships or crash the career you love. When you’re at the end […]

How NOT to get hurt at work

How NOT to get hurt at work

Fifty-plus ways to keep yourself healthy…physically, emotionally and spiritually

Doctors love nurses

Doctors love nurses

They may not express it often, but physicians do appreciate you—very much! It’s just nice to hear it again and again.

Snooze alarm!

Snooze alarm!

Up all night counting sheep? These ten habits may be the culprit.

110 smart snacks for nurses

110 smart snacks for nurses

Coming right up, dozens of healthy pick-me-ups that are low in labor, high in flavor and anything but run-of-the-mill.

Quiet, please!

Quiet, please!

Nobody needs to tune out chaos and key into calm more than a nurse. Here, many different–and delightful–de-stressors that will bring you peace of body and mind.

Nice job: Nursing off the beaten path

Nice job: Nursing off the beaten path

There are nurses who work at zoos and on cruise ships, nurses who act as consultants for the legal profession, forensic nurses who specialize in treating victims of violence, the list goes on! Here’s a list of some of the most interesting nursing professions we’ve heard of.

Dear Nurse: Are you thanked enough?

Dear Nurse: Are you thanked enough?

Nursing is based on science, yes, but it’s also an emotional business, and there’s no greater reminder of that than when patients express their appreciation for your work….

Bouncing back from back pain

Bouncing back from back pain

You’re helping a patient, when suddenly: “Oh, ^$#%@!” Now you’re the one in agony—but not for long. Here, from experts and nurses-who-know, smart strategies to go from down and out to up and about.