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This is the week when we annually celebrate nurses and the nursing profession, a profession with a long history of service, dedication, compassion, and the trustworthy care of millions around the world.
Last week, we talked about depersonalizing when reacting to others and learning to take things less personally. This is a useful skill and can contribute to our own ability to stay clear, focused and free of the symptoms of burnout. … Continue reading
When you get on an airplane, remember how the flight attendant will demonstrate how to put on your oxygen mask in case of a sudden drop in cabin pressure? Do you also remember how she or he will always tell … Continue reading
We all know what they say about “all work and no play“. This applies to nurses as much as it applies to Jack Nicholson’s character in the movie “The Shining“. We all need to have fun, and the arrival of … Continue reading
So, nurses, when is the last time you had a vacation? Even though you’re busy saving lives and doing good work in the world, even you deserve a break!
On Valentine’s Day, we think about those we love, expressing our care and affection through cards, gifts, flowers and other special treats. Nurses, what treats and affection will you give yourselves today?
The term “holistic” is frequently used but often misunderstood. Having said that, there is a branch of nursing known as holistic nursing, so let’s explore what holism has to do with our profession, and what it might mean to you … Continue reading
The massacre in Newtown, Connecticut is weighing heavily on many hearts and minds this week, and with the holidays upon us, mixed emotions are common. And as nurses, our patients and loved ones may need even more from us than … Continue reading
Well, with the beginning of Hannukah this week, the holiday season is officially upon us. And like anyone else, nurses also need to prepare for the holidays.