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ANA Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation® - #healthynurse Spotlight Series - Marilyn D. Harris, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN 4740

Veteran nurse shares her secret to lifelong vitality and fulfillment beyond retirement

ANA Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation® - #healthynurse Spotlight Series - Latanya (Tanya) Collins, MSN-Ed, RN 4738

Stressful pandemic prompts one nurse to make more conscious wellness choices.

ANA Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation® - #healthynurse Spotlight Series -  Rick Ackerman, RN 4683

Home health nurse prioritizes exercise, mental breaks, and socialization

ANA Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation® - #healthynurse Spotlight Series - Nancy Rodriguez, RN, BSN, CDCES 4662

Nurse revolutionizes diabetes care through health equity and plant-based nutrition

Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ - #healthynurse Spotlight Series - Meryl A. Fury, MS, RN 4645

Nurse uses her passion for whole foods to educate children and improve their nutrition.

Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ - #healthynurse Spotlight Series - Trang Dinh-Noonan, MSN, RN-BC 4597

Nurse transforms her health and becomes a wellness crusader, impacting thousands.  

Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ - #healthynurse Spotlight Series - Angie Koppe, RN 4534

Nurse hits her stride and walks her way to wellness while she works

Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ - #healthynurse Spotlight Series - Heather Goss, BSN, RN 4520

COVID-19 pandemic sparks a self-care flame for 53-year-old nurse  

Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ - #healthynurse Spotlight Series - Lisa Bell Henson RN, BSN, MBA 4505

Burned out and brokenhearted, Lisa Bell Henson, RN, BSN, MBA found a new calling as a certified holistic nurse coach  

Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ - #healthynurse Spotlight Series - Lesa Stevenson, RN, CPC, COC, CCS, AHFI 4468

Manager prioritizes work/life balance through team bonding, exercise, and volunteerism

Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ - #healthynurse Spotlight Series - Maria Creed, BSN, RN, CCM 4464

Nurse finds joy in travel, food, and friends, even after the death of her son.

Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ - #healthynurse Spotlight Series - Viji George, DNP, MA, RN, RNC-NIC 4446

Celebrating Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month: One Nurse’s Journey From Military Nursing In India to Magnet Program Director In Texas.

Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ - #healthynurse Spotlight Series - Rowena Crooks-Jackson, LPN 4343

Nurse changes her lifestyle for the better to see her grandkids grow up.

Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ - #healthynurse Spotlight Series - Joseph (Joe) Treimel 4287

Retired nurse continues beekeeping, running, cycling, and cooking to stay well. Joe Treimel is a retired nurse and member of Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ New Jersey.

Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ - #healthynurse Spotlight Series - Sian Howells, BSN, RNC-OB 4271

In 2018 I did a Dry January, and it changed my relationship with alcohol forever. I had done plenty of health challenges that involved cutting back or eliminating alcohol before, but this time, the contrast between how I felt drinking and not drinking was too dramatic to be ignored. Over the years my medical problem list had been slowly increasing. I ...

Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ - #healthynurse Spotlight Series - Katie Carroll, BSN, RN, CHC, CPT 4232

Nurse and wellness advocate prioritizes her own well-being so she can help others.  Katie Carroll, BSN, RN, CHC, CPT , is a staff nurse at Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health.

Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ - #healthynurse Spotlight Series - Aundrea Mills, RN, BSN, MHL 4211

Chief Nursing Officer practices what she preaches when it comes to wellness.

Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ - #healthynurse Spotlight Series - Jeff Doucette, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, FAAN 4204

For #healthynurse Jeff Doucette, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, FAAN, wellness is all about the 2 “M’s.”  

Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ - #healthynurse Spotlight Series - Melinda Taylor, DNP, BSN, CDP, AGNP-C 4184

Nurse creates a resiliency room as a resource for health care professionals.

Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ - #healthynurse Spotlight Series - Grant Pignatiello, PhD, RN 4162

Nurse scientist prioritizes self-compassion and mindfulness for well-being.

Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ - #healthynurse Spotlight Series - Chanel Griffin, RN, BSN 4155

Nurse motivated by HNHN creates her own step challenge at her workplace. Chanel Griffin, RN, BSN, is a nurse at Atrium Health Anson in Wadesboro, NC.

Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ - #healthynurse Spotlight Series - Tammy Robertson RN, BSN 4138

Nurse-turned-business owner switches to whole food, vegan diet and never looks back.

Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ - #healthynurse Spotlight Series - Samantha Roecker, BSN, RN, MSC 4130

Nurse runs 12-17 miles each day, places 3rd at the 2018 USA National Marathon Championship.

Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ - #healthynurse Spotlight Series - Karen Laing, MS, BSN, RN, HWNC-BC, CHES, DipACLM 4105

Certified health and wellness nurse coach practices what she preaches. Karen Laing, MS, BSN, RN, HWNC-BC, CHES, DipACLM, is a Health and Wellness Nurse Coach for All Heart Coaching, Inc.


 

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The #healthynurse Spotlight is a shout out to nurses who are making changes in their lives to improve their health and wellness. You can too! Read their stories for inspiration here.

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Safety
Your safety matters. This domain covers a wide range of topics - from staying alert at the wheel to safe patient handling and mobility.
 

Rest
Rest breaks and healthy sleep are not only restorative - but are key to your health and to providing safe patient care. This domain addresses strategies and guidelines for restorative sleep, workplace breaks and napping, and managing shift work.

Quality of Life
Your work, home life, family, and other commitments frequently compete for your time and attention. This domain focuses on the elements that improve the quality and balance of your life including your physical, financial, social, emotional, and spiritual well-being.

Physical Activity
Nurses are often on their feet all day but fall short of recommended national guidelines for physical exercise. This domain includes strategies for overcoming barriers for guidelines and meeting exercise guidelines.

Nutrition
It isn't easy to find time for healthy eating. On average, nurses consume less fruits, veggies, and whole grains than other Americans. This domain covers recommended guidelines for dietary health, managing diet at work, and overcoming barriers to nutrition.

Mental Health
The nature and stresses of the nursing profession can take a toll on your mental health. This domain deals with your psychological affect and health. Mental wellbeing practices, stress relief resources, and personal stories are just some of the assets included here.

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