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Stress Relief for Nurses

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.

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.