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Find Opportunities For Gratitude

"Gratitude is more of a compliment to yourself than someone else."
     – Raheel Farooq

If you’ve done any of our past gratitude challenges, you understand the impact being grateful has on mental health. It can help us cope with stressful situations, including those times when we’re feeling burnt out.

In fact, one study examined the positive effects that patient gratitude had on several dimensions of nurse burnout, including emotional exhaustion, personal accomplishment, and depersonalization. More and more health care organizations are recognizing the influence of gratitude and incorporating it into employee wellness programs.

This is your chance to improve your mental health by being grateful, and it only takes a few minutes. Try any of these activities from our past challenges:

Listen to one of the podcasts from the American Nurses Foundation’s limited series on gratitude in nursing. Or get more amped and more thankful by browsing our blogs:
Burnout can be a serious issue. Contact your health care or mental health provider if you have any concerns.

Tell us how this challenge is going for you in our challenge update thread here, on Twitter, in our private Facebook group or Instagram. Remember to tag us with #healthynurse!

Find this helpful? Use the social media links on the left side of your page to share this tip with a nurse and invite them to join Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation!

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Blog Challenge Tips 08/23/2023 9:11am CDT

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