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Stress busters for nurses

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Stress: It’s everywhere. And stress isn’t always a bad thing. Studies have shown that students perform better on exams when they feel some stress, for example. But bad stress is something else. Whether it’s caused by the phone ringing with a telemarketer’s call just as you’re sitting down to dinner, your babysitter being late again or work being crazier than usual, you know that too much stress can be a bad thing.

Here are scrubsmag.com’s 10 best articles on how to bust that stress before it busts you.

1. Be on top of your own health.

Stress left unchecked can cause physical ailments including cardiovascular disease. Taking a heart health self-test and making regular appointments with your own PCP will help you stay in good shape and also make you feel confident and in control of your own well-being.

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Marijke Durning

Marijke is a professional writer who began her working career as a registered nurse over 25 years ago. After working in clinical areas ranging from rehab to intensive care, as a floor nurse to a supervisor, she found she could combine her extensive health knowledge with her love of writing. Although she has been published in a wide variety of publications for professionals and the general public, her passion is writing for the every day person to promote health literacy.
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