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Finding more Balance 4176

This year I would like to find balance between work and home. I commute for roughly two and a half hours for work 5 days a week and am also trying to do more on my farm and be present for my family. I also am finishing my BSN this year. My goal is to organize my time better so I can get the right amount of sleep so that I can tackle my commitments without feeling drained ...

Being Present 4164

I will commit to being present during interactions with others, not checking my phone during conversations. Eating one meal a day without TV, phone, or reading emails.

Quality of Life 4123

Have already cut my am coffee consumption, now I will commit to starting my day FIRST with 5-10 minutes of quiet/stillness meditation; daily for 90 days. I can do this!!! 

Quality Of Life 4111

I am going to do one thing everyday that brings me joy!

Increase Quality of My Life 4066

I commit to increase my quality of life: Declutter my home to make my family's quality of life less stressful. Finding time and energy to cook healthy meals rather than going out to eat.  Take a daily walk.  Read something besides school textbooks daily.  Take a break from school work and studying to get out of the house at least once a week to do ...

Meditate 4024

Commitment to myself to mediate daily for my over all well being.

A more whole health rounded person 3973

Will take time out of my stressful job to focus on my breathing and surroundings. I want to make better choices in my lifestyle to lose weight and lower my A1c so that I can get off my meds.

A happier me 3961

I commit to focusing on what can make me happy and healthy! I want to have more gratitude towards myself and my body and remember what it allows me to do and focus on what it needs to continue to do those things. Drinking water and giving my body good nutritious food not always going for the queso and chips and salsa! Moving my body in a way that feels good whether ...

Overall A Better ME 3955

I'm committing to an Overall Better ME :)  Sleep~ 6-8 hours per night Eating~ healthy, balanced, continue NOOM Movement~  2 Body Groove videos per week to Start ;) Mediation~ start using Headspace Journal~ do a short entry daily, ie Gratitude list Things I plan to do since I fell off track this last month. Now to jump back n the proverbial horse. :)

Quality vs Quantity 3945

As a nurse of 36 years I am aware that I have less years to make a difference now than in my early years. As quantity becomes less, I focus more on quality. Quality of life for others as well as myself. I plan to focus more on quality for me as I have not done enough of that in my years of caring for others. Lots of years left in me but if we don't care for ourselves first ...

Stress Reduction That Lasts With EFT 3882

Nursing is a high stress profession.   There are many tools that can be used to calm yourself, but what can you do that gives you fast results and is long-lasting?  EFT, also known as Tapping.  EFT stands for Emotional Freedom Techniques and that is exactly what it does - frees you from the emotions that are causing stress and other wellness problems. EFT ...

Self care! 3876

I am committing to put time aside for me! Time for me to step away for a minute and do something that I love or something relaxing. I have noticed that I do not do this as often as I should.

Its All About ME for a moment 3818

I'm setting aside a little time each week to do an activity just for me, whether it is reading a book, creating a craft, spending time with friends, or another enjoyable activity that doesn't involve work or being available to others.  

Added by BATK Blog Community Quality of Life Commitments 09/23/2020
Morning Meditation 3805

After taking months off, I decided it was time to get back into using the meditation "Calm" app. I'm just 3 days in and I can already tell a difference. I start my fast past days with more of a level head and don't feel as stressed throughout the day. This is great encouragement to continue the trend of morning meditation even on the weekends :-)

Sleep and hydration 3750

I used to live a healthy lifestyle until I lost motivation and the pandemic happened. Now I am experiencing aches, pains, and discomforts due to unhealthy living. I would like to start this new journey by not only listening to my body but also taking action by committing to healthier living, starting with getting enough sleep/rest (7-8hours) and making ...

Quality of Life and Gratitude 3701

I am committed to keeping a gratitude journal daily.

Dancing 3667

Dancing makes me happy, but I have been struggling to find ways to dance when I can't take classes in person. I'm committing to dancing for 15 minutes a day, 3 days a week, for the next 3 weeks.

Quality of life 3632

I have been writing down 5 things I'm thankful for daily. This helps me to stay more positive.

Fitness 3613

One area I would like to focus on the most is my physical fitness.  Being more active while I am off work or in between school homework is important to me but it becomes a "back burner " when I am more focusing on work or school.  My SMART goal is as follows; I will walk briskly for 30 minutes 3 times per week.  I will track my progress by making a chart for each ...

Added by Rhe88 Blog Community Quality of Life Commitments 03/20/2020
My commitment 2020 3608

I commit to enhance my quality of life by engaging in more physical activity, eating healthier by reducing portions, making it a habit to take care of myself and have a happy positive attitude, and putting self-care as a priority!

The Breakroom: Support for Healthcare Workers and Public Service Providers 3566

Self-care is my passion! I am so glad I found this! We can't take care of others if we can't take care of ourselves first!! My mission is to spread the importance of self-care for those that serve the public, nurses, police, teachers, etc. I thought I was the only one seeing this essential need in the workplace. Burnout is all too real but does not have to be! I ...

Physical Activity 3548

I will walk 30 min/day at least 6 days/week

Close Doors 3480

I hope to improve my quality of life by allowing myself to close doors on toxic environments. 

Personal Commitment 3461

I am committing to improvement of my emotional and physical wellness.

Spiritual awakening and enlightenment 3460

I'm committing to a daily spiritual practice of meditation, mindfulness, and optimistic thinking. 

Quality of Life/Mental Health 3449

I am committing to focusing on my mental health/well being as much as I do on my physical and nutritional health. 

Gratitude 3447

I am going to set a side 5-15 minutes of my lunch break to start/keep a gratitude journal by either journaling a few sentences or using bullet journal format to list at least 3 things I am thankful for.  By taking a planned break at work and focusing on things I am thankful for, I hope to improve my mood and my work/life balance.

Added by cmann Blog Community Quality of Life Commitments 10/05/2019
Exhibiting positivity 3437

My commitment is to exhibit positivity through my thoughts, words, and deeds to whom I come in contact with during my day. I have major depression, which predisposes me to thinking and expressing my thoughts negatively in addition to adversely affecting my interactions at work. I work in a very fast-paced, high-stress recovery room in a busy ...

Finding Happiness and Satisfaction 3434

For most of my life, I've been an introverted, self-conscious mess of a person. Now that I'm in college, I'm an introverted, self-conscious mess, but I've increased my self-confidence and self-esteem, and I have several good friends that I work with, eat with, go out with, and suffer with in nursing school. However, having never been in a committed ...

Emotional Support 3433

Dealing with stress of critical care nursing

Quality of Life 3418

I am committed to actually taking some time caring for myself addressing/managing my own health.

Quality of Life 3402

I commit to taking some time to enjoy my life.

Quality of Life 3401

I commit to taking some time for myself. I spend a lot of time caring for strangers and my own family. I will take some time to do something that I like, even if it is just taking a nap. 

quality of life 3390

I will allow for an activity that makes me happy everyday. It could include taking a nap, watching a TV show, hanging out with friends, going out to dinner, etc. I spend a lot of time in school and studying, so I think I need to spend more time on myself.

Take Care of Myself 3388

I would like to prioritize my well-being and make healthy choices for myself. These include not over-committing, taking time to be active during the day, doing more leisure activities, and getting back into cooking.

Lose the Baby weight! 3381

I am 4 months PP and I want to lose the baby weight!!!

mindfulness 2427

I am committed to practicing breath and mindfulness everyday. I will recognize negative thoughts for what they are...just thoughts NOT reality

Added by Mel56 Blog Community Quality of Life Commitments 04/30/2019


quality of life 3237

I will take time for myself each week to do an activity that I enjoy. 

Work Life Balance 3222

I commit to leaving work at quitting time at least 3 days out of 5 days.

Quality of life 3217

I commit to drinking at least 5 bottles of water throughout my day.

quality of life 3202

I commit to adding meditation and mindfulness back into my daily routine in an effort to decrease daily stress and anxiety

Rehab 3201

I have had 3 work related injuries over the past five years. PT has become a permanent part of my life. I am making a commitment to increase the time I spend doing my PT exercised at home, between bi-weekly visits.

Breaks 3183

Take breaks at work and devote time to eating lunch.  I will not work during lunch and I will take two additional breaks a day to get up and walk.

Perspective 3174

I will make the most out of each day, knowing that I am enough and people depend on me.

Taking care of me 3165

I commit to taking better care of myself by engaging in mindfulness, meditation, stress reduction, and not trying to get it all done now or alone.

Take care of me 3141

My goal is to take better care of myself. Establish a PCP, do my annual health exams. Get active, eat better and do something for myself once a month.

FEAR- F**** Everything and Run, or Face Everything And Rise 3139

My goal is to take better care of Myself, which means making time to get to the gym, eating healthy throughout the day, quitting smoking (down to less than 1/2 a PPD from 1 PPD) but also meditation and holistic healing. I would like to educate myself and gain my certification as a Holistic Healing Nurse and join the Holistic Nursing Association. 

Me! Me! Me! 3136

I commit to begin to take care of ME!  I will workout regularly, eat better and take time for things I enjoy!!!

Self-care 3133

Resolving to take care of ME for a change!  Carve out personal time for monthly massages and spa treatment!

Added by Manyi Blog Community Quality of Life Commitments 02/20/2019
Self Care 3122

1. Hang out more  2. get nails and feet done monthly 3. update my calendar  

Work isn't everything 3115

It took nearly 35 years of working as a nurse to learn (and believe) that work isn't the be all and end all. Better late than never!

more joy less stress 2774

I will be mindful during any moments that I can appreciate and relish more moments.

Taking Care of Myself 3095

I commit to getting back to normal after a couple of brutal years while in school for MSN. Have let self fall to the wayside. Committing to physical and mental wellbeing.

Taking care of myself 3092

This year I plan to commut to taking care of myself as a whole. With less stress and stress reducing activities, eating better, and restung more.

stress less 3077

I promise to try and reduce my stress levels as much as possible.

caring for self 3073

Taking care of myself more and taking more time for myself at work and at home.  Getting my hair done or nails done, something for myself to relax, every two weeks.  Letting work problems not go home with me. 

I commit to "unplug" at least 2 hrs a day and before falling asleep 3068

I spend too muh time on my cell phone and computer on my days off from work. I plan to turn my phone off in the evening when myself and my family are home safely. 

Do Less to Live More 3066

I commit to cut off all activity by 9pm. Anything not done by 9pm can wait until tomorrow. 

Balance Work and Personal Life 3065

Learn to say no to assignments if i feel overwhelmed Take breaks

Mental Health 3058

I would like to really focus on taking better care of myself in regards to my mental well being. Mental health is important and can have drastic and detrimental effects on a person if signs are ignored and general checkups are not cared out. The mind is a powerful thing and it certainly makes life much harder when one feels it is working against them.  Doing a ...

Meditation 3051

I commit to meditating at least 4 days a week.

HealthyNurse HealthyNation - Improving Quality of Life 3040

Setting aside time to enjoy the world around me!

time for me 3038

I commit to doing an activity that I find enjoyable two days per week

Overall healthier life 3017

I commit to enhancing my health for an overall happier and healthier life in the following ways: 1. Diet according to my weight loss goals 2. Vigorous exercise 5 times a week 3. Seatbelt use, no texting/driving, and following safety guidelines for activities I participate in.  4. Sharing my healthy lifestyle with others-encouraging them to follow.   ...

Being Nicer 3015

I commit to being nicer to everyone around me friends, family, and colleagues. 

hi 3008

Hello everyone! My name is Lexi and I am new here. I will be taking my NCLEX here in just a couple of weeks. Ready and excited to start working!

Become my best friend 3007

I commit to: everyday, before sleep, to say ‘ proud of you Connie, you did awesome today!’ Everyday, when I walk up, to say ’Thank you God for another wonderful opportunity to make you proud! Connie you got this!’p Everyday, a least twice a day to say: ’ You are enough’

Job change for better mental health and peace of mind, body and Soul 2998

My job is extremely tedious due to it's isolation and boredom. I rarely see or speak to anyone during my work day and the job itself is one that requires nothing from me for literally days or weeks on end. For someone like me, who has depression and anxiety, this lack of direction and involvement exacerbate the mental health issues and feelings of not ...

Mental Health Care 2995

I was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder after Thanksgiving. I have fought with depression-anxiety-OCD as long as I can remember. I was diagnosed with PTSD d/t childhood trauma. I am also an addict in recovery from smoking and a former binge drinker. I am committed to taking my meds, walking more, incorporating yoga, cardio and strength training into my ...

Quality of Life 2988

I have committed to use aroma therapy in the office hours to stimulate pleasant olfactory sensory input. I have put cinnamon and northern pine candle and oil straws on my desk. I also am going to integrate music My favorite George Winston December and my favorite Third Day selections. I just started tapping from last month challenge and not very ...

Quality of Life 2987

I will use my days off to spend time doing things I enjoy with people who matter to me. I will try to read at least 3 days per week, and start doing crafts again.

Quality of Life 2984

I have recently listed goals that I have to improve my overall quality of life.  They include purge unneeded items from each room of our home and living more simply with the idea that less stuff to manage lends to more time for relationships.  Relationships improve quality of life and I want to make more time for family and friends to include my coworkers.  ...

Spend more time with friends 2946

This year I commit to spending more time with my friends.  I workout regularly and eat well.  I also work hard and I am a full-time student.  I have let my time be consumed by these things and have neglected my emotional needs.  Hanging with friends means time to get the love, support and laughter I need in my life.

Make more time to focus on my mental wellness 2944

One cannot pour from an empty cup. This year I choose to find and focus on activities, people, and things that make me happy and focus on my mental health. Just taking care of myself so I can take care of others. 

Commitment to better overall quality of life! 2915

With being in school my lifestyle habits have gone down the tubes regarding all of the areas: eating, exercising & sleeping!!! I will be graduating the end of March and plan to make 2019 my year to get back healthy again! Lose weight and regain better overall physical, mental and emotional health - which will lead to a better quality of life overall. Good ...

Work life 2909

I will strive to maintain healthy eating habits while at work. Graze eating, snacking and random candy treats when I get fatigue or stressed will be replaced with healthy snacks and better meals. Including taking my lunch break rather than skipping. Over improvement of health while at work. 

Improved Quality of Life 1903

To improve the quality of my life to enhance longevity as well as be a role model.

Improved Quality of Life 1902

I will improve the quality of my life to enhance longevity as well as to be a role model.

Quality of Life 2274

I commit to strive to plan for a better quality of life and follow the instructions of my primary care physician to enhance the longevity of my life span.

Quality of Life 2888

I would like to be more active  in my home  community as well as my work  community promoting a healthy environment.I want to learn more about environmental issues that affect my communities health.There are so many people that are at risk in my community that I would love to help them thrive and not just survive.

No peseveration 2856

I have great friends who love me and are committed to me and will be there for me if I ever need them. I have wonderful children and a solid relationship with my man. I will focus on those people daily and stop my perseveration of one of my siblings who continues to distance a relationship. I will only focus on healthy relationships because I only hurt me when I ...

Meditation 2843

I will practice meditation once/day in 2019.

Relax 2833

Meditate at end of day!

Emotional and interpersonal wellness commitment 2797

I am making a commitment to improving my emotional and interpersonal wellness.  Although I feel resilient and balanced in my personal life, I know my wellness in these areas at work needs more attention.  My plan : Continue meditating daily at home for 10-20 minutes daily  mediating in work parking lot before leaving car 5-10 minutes I intend to set ...

Simple Life 2788

I need to make some changes after some life changing events and health issues. I am going to take better care of myself and start getting more rest, relaxation and better nutrition. I also need to stop letting my job affect my stress level. I am making a commitment to put me first so I can help others by taking care of myself.

Commitment to myself 2771

I commit to improving the items listed in the quality of life commitment. I will increase my activity and do more activities that keep my emotional health in balance. I want to enjoy this life and feel my best while doing so. I hope this will empower me and help me find a job that is good for me and one that I love.

Quality of life 2770

I commit to creating consistency with my self care routine as I move into the new year. This includes 3-4 days of 15-30 minutes aerobic type activity, 3-4 days of weight workouts, Yoga at least 4 days a week, daily meditation, and one activity a day that brings me joy.

Find a diagnosis. 2755

Actively work with healthcare providers to treat my symptoms, not ignore them.

Self Care, Best Care 2754

I commit to focusing on self care and a better work life balance.

Resolution 2737

My resolution is to call and/or visit my grandmother at least once a month.

Work-Life Balance 2729

I will leave work within 45 minutes of my end time 3-4 days a week

relax 2723

leaun to relax and enjoy the moment

Eliminating Distractions 2719

To divert from social media to be present in the moment, especially at night, where I can be focusing on other hobbies that stimulate my mind. 

Healthier Me 2019 2680

From now on and for 2019 I promise myself to work out more, do more meal prep, and take care of myself.

Quality of life 2670

I commit to putting my health first in order to better care for others

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@Demonmutt74 I don't know if you already do this, but really try to make your commute time your own. When I had a long commute, I ended up loving that time for myself. I would get books on tape for the car (listened to all of Game of Thrones hah), made a bunch of different playlists for different moods/styles of music, or figured out which friends/family would b...

@JMKvam You can do it! You should check out the Meditate, Activate, Rejuvenate, powered by Humana  challenge that starts today for more motivation and ideas!

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