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Stress Relief for Nurses

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.

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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.