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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 guidelins for restorative sleep, workplace breaks and napping, and managing shift work.

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I have no trouble sleeping! I work the night shift, so I do all my shifts together and then all my off days together. This allows me enough time to sleep & recover and remain energy. When I return to work!
Eating healthy, exercise, preparing for sleep are all important considerations for me to rest well. 
I clicked on this because I could use a vacation right now or even look forward to one. Work has been super stressful the past few months and I just need a getaway. I'm in a lot of credit card debt and I feel like going on a vacation right now/planning one will be kind of selfish and digging myself a deeper hole with my debt so my new goal is to pay off 75% of my debt befo...
Fortunately, I fall asleep quickly. Even when I don't think I'm sleepy, once I shut my eyes I just start sleeping (and maybe snoring). The nights when I can't sleep it like absolute torture. I just want to cry. I used to take Dream Water which was a melatonin type supplement. It really helped me sleep throughout the night but now I just don't need it anymore. #h...
No one likes a Hangry nurse.  It's important to have something to eat during 12 hour shifts, your brain needs glucose to fire.
Vacation planned for end of August and I can't wait!! I will NOT be checking work emails either.