5 mindless apps to help nurses unwind on their breaks!


We know that it’s rare for nurses to even get a break, let alone one that’s long enough to hit the restroom, eat and enjoy a moment or two of reading a magazine or checking in on Facebook. But when the right forces do come together to give you some time to unwind, might we suggest shutting off that busy brain of yours and checking out a mindless phone app for fun? We’ve rounded up five of our favorite finds in creative apps!


Love kitties? Enjoy making music? Well, then this is the perfect app for you! Use various cat noises and drum beats to create little tunes on your tiny piano, all the while staring at an adorable cat interface. (Free)


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Coworkers driving your crazy? This special effects app allows you to add little effects to videos and photos that will take all of the frustration right out of your system. You can smash a car, shoot lasers, drop a concrete ball on someone’s head, etc. Just be careful where you play! (Free)



There is nothing more hilarious and fun that swapping the faces in your photos taken with friends, fellow nurses or your partner. Pure mindless entertainment! ($0.99)


bieber-meMake all of your friends jealous when you start posting pics of you posing with the Biebs. There’s enough stock photos of Justin to get you through all of your Facebook profile pictures! (Free)


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Sure, you could send a card, but for $1.99, you can go the extra mile and say what you really want to say with an animated head that records your voice with some, umm, fun effects. Once you’ve made a video, the app lets you easily share it with friends and family, by email, Facebook or YouTube. You can also save it on your camera roll. (Free; upgrades and special features available for in-app purchase)

What’re your favorite ways to turn off your brain while on break? Any favorite apps? Tell us about them in the comments below!

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