Wellness Tips

Depression & Nurses: A Closer Look At A Common Problem No One Wants To Talk About

Depression & Nurses: A Closer Look At A Common Problem No One Wants To Talk About

Whether in a hospital or at a doctor’s appointment, nurses greet patients with a comforting warmth and kindness. Despite this, nurses are at risk of developing depression at twice the rate of a patient who does not work in the […]

Put Down The Stethoscope & Check Yo Tatas

Put Down The Stethoscope & Check Yo Tatas

For us nurses to continue to provide quality care to her patients, we must be in good health. Unfortunately, nurses often forget about their most important patient – themselves. Nurses become so wrapped up in caring for others, they forget to […]

Nursing Culture & Why It’s Hard To Stay In Shape

Nursing Culture & Why It’s Hard To Stay In Shape

My name is Lauren Drain and I want to talk to you about the difficulties we as nurses face when it comes to being healthy and staying in shape. We as nurses have an incredibly good track record for going […]

Find Your Center With These Easy Yoga Positions Perfect For Anywhere

Find Your Center With These Easy Yoga Positions Perfect For Anywhere

Yoga has been growing in popularity for years. Not only is it a great workout and helps people strengthen their bodies, it’s also effective for strengthening the mind and relieving stress and tension. Actually, yoga is so popular that it […]

Smart Food Choices Fight Heart Disease & Other Cardiometabolic Diseases

Smart Food Choices Fight Heart Disease & Other Cardiometabolic Diseases

As a nurse, you already know that diet is linked to overall health, especially our heart health. What we eat on a daily basis can have a big impact on whether we’ll develop conditions like type 2 diabetes or heart […]

Helping Kids See A Brighter Future: August Is Children’s Eye & Safety Month

Helping Kids See A Brighter Future: August Is Children’s Eye & Safety Month

Millions of children throughout America deal with eye issues, such as nearsightedness, infections, and eye injuries. During the month of August, the American Academy of Ophthalmology helps raise awareness throughout the nation about the importance of eye health and safety […]

Foot Care Tips Nurses Can Stand By

Foot Care Tips Nurses Can Stand By

As a nurse, taking proper care of your feet can make a world of difference in your day. The human foot consists of 26 bones, 33 joints, 19 muscles, 100 ligaments, and over 7,000 nerve endings. A body part as […]

5 Ways To Keep Your Brain Healthy

5 Ways To Keep Your Brain Healthy

The Alzheimer’s Association has set June as National Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month. This holiday month has been established not just to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s, but to promote healthy lifestyles that lead to healthy brains, and an overall better […]

Understanding The Damage Caused By Tobacco Use

Understanding The Damage Caused By Tobacco Use

The World Health Organization has designated May 31st as “World No Tobacco Day”, and has dedicated this day to spreading awareness about the harmful, damaging health effects of tobacco. This year, the theme of World No Tobacco Day is “Tobacco […]

From One Nurse To Another: Take Care Of Yourself FIRST

From One Nurse To Another: Take Care Of Yourself FIRST

So let’s be real. We all went into nursing because we genuinely love people. We wanted a career that we felt made a difference. We love taking care of others and walking along side them in the process of healing. […]

Worrying About Health Can Make You Ill – How Health Anxiety Can Cause Real Diseases

Worrying About Health Can Make You Ill – How Health Anxiety Can Cause Real Diseases

Can worrying about your health make you sick? A recent study performed in Norway has indicated that health anxiety – a general unease about the state of one’s health, even if they have been confirmed to be healthy – can […]

5 Ways Quality Sleep Impacts Your Health

5 Ways Quality Sleep Impacts Your Health

April 23-29 has been set forth by The National Sleep Foundation as National Sleep Week. The National Sleep Foundation has made it their goal to ensure that each and every American is aware of the positive effects of healthful sleep […]

Breaking The Mental Health Taboo In The Nursing Industry

Breaking The Mental Health Taboo In The Nursing Industry

It’s estimated by the World Health Organization (WHO) that one in four people will suffer from a severe mental health problem at some point in our lives – including depression, high levels of stress, or anxiety and panic attacks, among […]

Fitness and Health Expert John Rucker Gives Advice on How to Take Care of Your Body

Fitness and Health Expert John Rucker Gives Advice on How to Take Care of Your Body

It’s no secret that being a nurse is downright tiring at times! Whether it’s rushing for emergencies, standing for hours on end, or even working at your station for extended amounts of time, our bodies can take a beating. Here […]

The Noise That Helps You Sleep Better

The Noise That Helps You Sleep Better

So you’ve committed your next couple years to nursing school or perhaps you’re a working nurse and have a long stretch of shifts in a row coming up… you’re going to need to get some GOOD sleep to make push […]