Nurse Relationships

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Love and work – the dish about dating coworkers

An “office romance” in nursing can present a serious set of challenges in an already challenging environment. Here are some tips should you decide to dive in.

The five most important people you meet in the hospital

The five most important people you meet in the hospital

Ever wonder how to prioritize your relationships at work? Here’s a handy-dandy guide for how to divide your time!

Student nurses: How to make the best of your summer

Student nurses: How to make the best of your summer

Now that school is out for the summer, it’s time for some much needed R&R. Here’s how to reconnect with your friends, your loved ones and, most importantly, yourself.

Green gifts for your team

Green gifts for your team

This year, you may want to focus on gifts that are affordable and eco-friendly. There are lots of great options this holiday season for a thoughtful nurse like you!

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Love advice from our patients

I love octogenarians, nonagenarians, and centenarians and I really love when these folks have been married a long time. Here are 6 pieces of great advice I’ve received over the years.

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5 ways to put the spark back in your relationship

Work/life balance? Yeah, right! Here are five guerrilla tactics to keep your relationship afloat with your crazy nurse schedule.

Like mother, like daughter: A nursing story in honor of Mother’s Day

Like mother, like daughter: A nursing story in honor of Mother’s Day

This mother and daughter do more than share the same profession. They work together—in the same hospital, on the same unit. And guess what? This nurse mom has a son in nursing school, too!

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How to prepare for a workplace romance

The dating scene mixing with the working scene. We all have come across it, heck some of us may have even tried it! Do you think cupid has a place at work?

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A spiritual answer to “why patients die”

Although his time spent on earth was limited, it was fulfilled with love, happiness, optimism, wisdom beyond his years, and strength. And God decided that he could continue doing his good from heaven.

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How do I deal with friends calling for a diagnosis?

The funniest requests are always things like rashes three states away…

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The friend

This week we were asked which co-worker we’re most thankful for, and for me, it’s the co-worker who knows how to be a friend, too.

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Nursing brings out my best

At home and with my friends I am silly, loud, outspoken, and say things that are off-the-cuff. At work I am a calm, critical thinker who doesn’t get my feathers ruffled…

10 reasons to date a nurse

10 reasons to date a nurse

We peeked into one list by Facebook users who made it abundantly clear why their hearts are devoted to nurses. For one, they know how to handle the human body…

The myth of nurses dating doctors

The myth of nurses dating doctors

Why do so many dramas depict doctors and nurses spending more time having sex on the job than they do treating patients?

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Mental illness is not prejudice—it can happen to you

No one brings flowers when you’re diagnosed with schizophrenia. And even medical staff call some patients “nuts.” Yet mental health is at the beginning of a new era of understanding.