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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.

Added by Ariel360 Blog My Quality of Life Commitment 11/20/2020
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 My Quality of Life Commitment 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 :-)

Added by Christine T. Blog My Quality of Life Commitment 08/27/2020
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 ...

Added by annaojoanna Blog My Quality of Life Commitment 07/12/2020
Quality of Life and Gratitude 3701

I am committed to keeping a gratitude journal daily.

Added by Meltom01 Blog My Quality of Life Commitment 05/22/2020
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.

Added by Shelley Marie Blog My Quality of Life Commitment 05/05/2020
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 My Quality of Life Commitment 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!

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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!

@AndiRN2B4Me 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 CassandraB ‍  How have your commitments been going? You should check out the upcoming October  Mindful Movement, powered by Humana  Challenge! It will have great tips and motivation to keep us moving this fall! See you around!