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Stress Relief for Nurses

Are you out of control?

Are you out of control?

When you’re overworked, overstressed, overscheduled and overwhelmed, your willpower wanes. Here’s how to restore your resolve and get back on track.

Inspirational quotes every nurse should read

Inspirational quotes every nurse should read

It’s not always easy being a nurse — but nursing is always a worthy profession. Our collection of quotes will remind you why you chose to do what you do.

The healing power of nature

The healing power of nature

You told us you like to hike and bike, to gaze at the sea and stars, or just scrunch your hands in the sand. Whatever your pleasure, let it lower your stress and lift your spirits.

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Keep calm! 4 stretching and meditation videos for nurses

An increased sense of calm—couldn’t every nurse use that? One way to get it is through meditative breathing and stretching…check out these videos for helpful exercises!

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Why you should look forward to the bad days in nursing school (really!)

Bad days aren’t always just “bad.” In fact, they can teach you more than the “good” days can…if you let them!

Breathing lessons for nurses

Breathing lessons for nurses

By practicing mindfulness, a nurse improved his life at home and at work. He insists that it can do the same for you.

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“How can I de-stress before nursing school exams?”

Need a new way to cope with mounting levels of anxiety? Take a tip from this nursing student’s great stress reliever!

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Factors that fuel burnout

The deadly dozen circumstances and characteristics that can lead to burnout. Are you missing the signs?

50+ ways to nurture yourself

50+ ways to nurture yourself

Turning the focus inward may feel unnatural to nurses, but it’s time to put a little energy into you! Here, more than 50 easy ways to show yourself some TLC.

How well do you treat yourself?

How well do you treat yourself?

Answer these questions to find out if you show yourself the same compassion you show your patients and everyone else in your life.

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7 ways for busy nurses to create balance in their lives

Work can have a way of taking over things like pleasure, social life, hobbies and health. How can an active nurse overcome these challenges? Read seven tips here!

Video: Another “Gangnam Style” parody…this time for OBGYN nurses

Video: Another “Gangnam Style” parody…this time for OBGYN nurses

Don’t hate us. We couldn’t resist sharing this awesome “Gangnam Style” parody by medical staff at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto!

Round up: How to relieve your WORST on-the-job anxieties

Round up: How to relieve your WORST on-the-job anxieties

Does something have you majorly stressed out at work? We’ve got some solutions to help you blast that stress away!

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Why stress matters in the nursing world

Do you deal with it in a healthy manner, or are you avoiding it in the most unhealthy ways?

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5 stress-relief tips that Santa can teach nurses

It’s the time of the year when we nurses can go overboard for the sake of holiday spirit. Here are 5 tips straight from Kris Kringle on how to start enjoying the holidays again.