Blog Posts


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 ...

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.

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!!! 

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

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 ...

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

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.

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 ...

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. :)

Explore Other Blogs By Domain

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

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.

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.

Most Recent Comments

@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!

Hi again! A new challenge starts next week, the  Mental Well-Being Challenge , and we would love for you to join us! Hope you are having a great start to your year! 

Hi @Soonernurse ! A new challenge starts next week, the  Mental Well-Being Challenge , and we would love for you to join us! Hope you are having a great start to your year!

Hi @HeartRN ! Are you ready for a new year of health challenges?   A new one starts next week, the  Mental Well-Being Challenge , and we would love for you to join us! Hope you are having a great start to your year!