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Stress Relief for Nurses

Men’s Health Week 2016: 5 Ways to Relieve Stress

Men’s Health Week 2016: 5 Ways to Relieve Stress

Men’s Health Week runs from June 13 to June 19 (Father’s Day). This year’s theme, stress management, is one that deserves some extra attention, especially from men working in the nursing field. When left unchecked, stress can contribute to a […]

Path at the sky

A Sea of Me Time

Article originally published on HuffPost by Sonja Mitrevska-Schwartzbach  BSN, RN, CCRN, ICU Nurse. Bibliophile. Caffeine Addict. Eternal Optimist. ___ What I aspire to do and what I hope to say becomes far more lucid when staring at a wide cobalt ocean on the breezy […]

LISTEN: Playlist by Nurses to Help You Through the Long Day

LISTEN: Playlist by Nurses to Help You Through the Long Day

With cheap and easy access to music you love during the day, nurses can now unwind with a click on their cell. Of course, you don’t want to waste that five-minute coffee run searching for a song to fuel your […]

7 Best Inside Jokes of a Nurse

7 Best Inside Jokes of a Nurse

With the pressure that comes with nursing, it is only natural to develop a quirky sense of humor to help make it through the day. Jokes exchanged between nurses may seem inappropriate to others, and in some cases downright morbid. […]

Is Quitting Smoking On Your Calendar For 2016?

Is Quitting Smoking On Your Calendar For 2016?

  It’s no secret – nursing can be stressful. Whether you’re dealing with a patient about to code or two new admits at the same time, there are days your stress meter goes through the roof. We all sometimes turn […]

Under stress and overwhelmed

Under stress and overwhelmed

Stress is ubiquitous in nursing—let’s face it, it’s part of the job description—so it’s easy to write off as something you just have to live with.

Podcast perfection: A top-10 list for nurses

Podcast perfection: A top-10 list for nurses

You CAN get through this day. Here, let any one of these podcasts help see you all the way through to the finish line.

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.