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How Nurses Can Use Self-Guided Problem-Solving Therapy To Build Resilience 4226

When you’re dealing with a difficult situation, does your reaction help get you through it, or make you more stressed?  

Added by Holly E Carpenter, RN, BSN Blog Mental Health 08/24/2022
Overcoming Mental Health Stigma For Nurses 4225

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 ...

Added by Holly E Carpenter, RN, BSN Blog Mental Health 08/22/2022
Mental Health Help For Nurses 4205

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. ...

How Getting Out Of Your Comfort Zone Benefits Your Health 4141

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 ...

Explore The Benefits Of Nurse Mentorship 4091

What can having a nurse mentor do for you?  Explore the benefits of nurse mentorship in this blog.

Ways To Use Journaling To Unwind And De-Stress 4068

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 ...

Managing Demands & Preventing Burnout 3326

Guest blogger,  Terri Bogue, MSN, RN, PCNS-BC , co-author and developer of both the website and book entitled Extinguish Burnout , continues her blog series on burnout prevention.

Added by Terri Lynne Bogue Blog Mental Health 07/19/2019
Thrive, Don’t Just Survive! 3292

Guest blogger, Terri Bogue, MSN, RN, PCNS-BC , co-author and developer of both the website and book entitled Extinguish Burnout , shares some insights in preventing burnout in the nursing profession.

Added by Terri Lynne Bogue Blog Mental Health 06/04/2019

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