4. Letting Your Job Control Your Life
With late-night shifts and long hours, it’s easy to let your nursing career take over the rest of your life. Maintaining work-life balance is a key element in being stress-free and loving your job. Sure, there will be times when your 12-hour shift seems to stretch into a 24-hour shift, but leave that pressure at home. Remember to take time for yourself, your friends and your family – even if it’s just one night a week.
Don’t let mistake #5 slide under the radar.