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Nurses Need Happy Places, Too

Nurses Need Happy Places, Too

Whether it’s under the covers tucked-in, or on the hot sand in the Bahamas with a Mai Tai, every nurse has their own idea of what their happy place is. When we turned to our awesome Funny Nurses community to see […]

Migraine Treatment and Prevention Strategies

Migraine Treatment and Prevention Strategies

Affecting approximately 38 million Americans, migraine is one of the most prevalent and serious primary headache disorders. Despite the fact that migraines can be extremely painful and disabling, migraine awareness is unacceptably low. June was National Migraine Awareness Month, so […]

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 […]

3 Strategies For Keeping High Blood Pressure Controlled

3 Strategies For Keeping High Blood Pressure Controlled

High blood pressure affects approximately 1 in 3 American adults, and it’s the primary or contributing cause to hundreds of thousands of deaths in the United States every year. Among other things, high blood pressure increases one’s risk of heart […]

Disability Insurance Month: What Nurses Need To Know

Disability Insurance Month: What Nurses Need To Know

As you know, nurses work incredibly hard and often make a huge financial investment in their careers. What’s more, nurses face a higher risk of being injured or contracting an illness on the job than workers in other fields. For […]

The Life Saving Magic of Compression Socks for Nurses

The Life Saving Magic of Compression Socks for Nurses

Feet may be meant for walking, but there is a limit to how much your legs can take. Nurses spend a good part of their day moving around, and not nearly enough time in a chair. This leads to leg […]

Nurse Satisfaction and Burnout: It’s Not Just Nurses’ Problem Anymore

Nurse Satisfaction and Burnout: It’s Not Just Nurses’ Problem Anymore

Recently, at the Synova Associates NICU Leadership Forum in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, almost 200 nurse managers and leaders from NICU departments came together, from across the country.  From conference-organized yoga to guided breathing exercises before sessions to coloring books handed out […]

Best Reads for Nurses Who Need to Decompress

Best Reads for Nurses Who Need to Decompress

  The early mornings, the late nights, the patients, the coworkers. You love your role as a nurse, but you also cherish every single second of your free time. When you do have a moment alone to clear your head […]

Natural Dry Skin Solutions That Every Nurse Will Love

Natural Dry Skin Solutions That Every Nurse Will Love

Spring is officially here, but the change in season doesn’t always translate to a change in climate. It is no secret that the cold outside air, brisk winds, and artificial indoor heat all contribute to skin problems. This can be particularly […]

Recognizing & Coping With Nursing Burnout

Recognizing & Coping With Nursing Burnout

Nurses are often compassionate by nature. After all, one of the reasons you may have chosen nursing is to help people. But nursing can be a demanding career and at some point, you may find your wide-eyed enthusiasm for the […]

Five Best Snacks To Get You Through Those 12-hour Shifts

Five Best Snacks To Get You Through Those 12-hour Shifts

As a nurse, you’re probably working long shifts. Whether you love them or hate them, one thing is for sure: 12-hour shifts make for a long day or night. To get through your shift, proper nutrition is essential to maintain […]

Celebrate Peanut Butter Day With These Quick, Easy & Scrumptious Peanut Buttery Snacks

Celebrate Peanut Butter Day With These Quick, Easy & Scrumptious Peanut Buttery Snacks

Peanut butter has been a staple in cupboards since the last turn of the century, providing the world with mouth-watering pleasure for over 100 years. January 24 is National Peanut Butter Day and a perfect excuse for nurses to share […]

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Smart habits of injury-free nurses!

Here are several common injuries and health problems that nurses can experience at work—along with tips for staying safer.

7 Tips for Getting Your Life Organized Starting In January

7 Tips for Getting Your Life Organized Starting In January

January is officially “Get Organized” month. It signals a fresh start. We throw out old stuff, make room for new, and get ready to tackle the upcoming year. For nurses, it means wrangling in all the things we do throughout […]

Seven Ways For Nurses To Keep Their Fitness Resolution

Seven Ways For Nurses To Keep Their Fitness Resolution

If you made a resolution to get fit this year, you’re not alone. Becoming healthier and getting in shape often tops the list of New Year’s resolutions. So if you’re hitting the gym and eating healthy at home, you’re off […]