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12 factors that fuel a nurse’s burnout

12 factors that fuel a nurse’s burnout

What are the the deadly dozen circumstances and characteristics that can lead to burnout and empathy fatigue? See our checklist.

How has your pet made you a happier nurse?

How has your pet made you a happier nurse?

You’ve shared the sweetest stories and photos of your pets. Too adorable!

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 […]

Top benefits of working odd hours

Top benefits of working odd hours

Working odd hours can be a challenge, but there are also perks. Here are five reasons why you’ll be the envy of the Monday–Friday folks.

Easy phrases to calm, focus and invigorate a nurse mind

Easy phrases to calm, focus and invigorate a nurse mind

Here are a few simple mantras that will calm, focus, and invigorate your mind when you’re having a bad day.

5-minute exercises: Before, during and after your workday

5-minute exercises: Before, during and after your workday

Remember when finding time to exercise was easy? Yeah—neither do we. Let’s work on that.

Top 10 at-work stress relief exercises for nurses

Top 10 at-work stress relief exercises for nurses

We give exercise and stress relief advice to high-stress, hypertensive patients all the time. But what about nurses? Set aside 10 minutes each day for these simple power moves…

Inspirational slogans for the burned-out nurse

Inspirational slogans for the burned-out nurse

Feeling burned-out on nursing? Check out these four inspirational photos to remind you why you got into the business of caring in the first place.

“How do I prevent myself from burning out on the job?”

“How do I prevent myself from burning out on the job?”

We can’t take care of our patients if we don’t take care of ourselves. Finding the balance between work and life is essential….but how can you find that balance?

What’s the recipe for success as a nurse?

What’s the recipe for success as a nurse?

You’ve heard the saying, “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” Well, the same can be said for nurses who work countless hours and have little time for fun!

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5 things that can lead to nurse burnout … and how to cope with them

Nurses burn out…and burn out often. Here are five ways to save your sanity.

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5 little ways for nurses to relieve stress

Finding the time to relax can be tough, but as you know, it’s so important for your mental and physical health. So what’s a busy nurse to do? Try these five little stress-relievers!

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5 things to do (now, before fall comes!) this summer

Get off your duff and get your last bit of summer on. Since you’ve likely been trapped inside an air conditioned building with sick people for the last two months (“perks” of the job), here are some ideas…

How do you keep your emotions in check on the job?

How do you keep your emotions in check on the job?

Take this poll to let us know how you remain calm and collected when emotions come a-knocking on your workday’s door.

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.