What’s the first thought that comes to mind when you think about mental illness? Is it something negative? If so, it probably comes from the stigma associated with mental health. A stigma is defined as “a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person.” And despite more conversations happening around conditions like ...
During this unprecedented time of fear and stress, nurses are at high risk for mental health issues like anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress. Help is available and you are NOT alone . Below are things nurses can do every day to relieve stress and stay well, as well as key additional mental health resources, specifically curated for nurses. ...
Spring brings with it themes of renewal and rebirth, which makes it the perfect time to start new, shed old skin, and do something you’ve always been reluctant to try. Why? Because stepping out of your comfort zone in a safe way can be good for you. Sure, routine is comfortable, but does it push you to become a better and healthier version of yourself? If ...
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, nurses are finding fresh, socially-safe ways to take care of their mental health. Burnout is a prevalent issue for more of us than ever before, so it’s important to find helpful practices to avoid it. One way to do this is through journaling. Did you keep a journal as a child or young adult? After you wrote your thoughts ...
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