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Have you seen our newest #HealthyNurse Spotlight:   Christian R. Schreckhise​ ? Previously,  Rochelle “Shelly” Anderson-Doyley   Swardiq “Q” Mayanja, RN ,  Daisy Molina, MSN-Ed, RNC-LRN, CLS, CIME ,   Julie David, MSN, ARNP, ...
Way to go Toni! I am always inspired and motivated when I see your yoga and cycling adventures with your friends! ...
Thanks Heidi Rye, BSN, RN ‍!   More indoor yoga and cycling on the way!!
You are awesome Toni L Scott‍!!
Valerie Tiu
What kinds of things do people do for vacations to relax? Does anyone find it difficult to relax on vacations? Sometimes when I go on vacations, I worry about my unit hoping that they are staffed well or that they don't have patients that ...
Valerie Tiu Feb '17
It is very difficult sometimes to leave work at work espically when we are caring for patients 24/7. One thing I have ...
Hi Valerie,

​You're concern for your workplace, your patients, and your peers are a sincere sign of your ...
Thanks all, great thoughts. My resolution this year is to be more selfish, but it is very hard! I always tell my ...
Valerie Tiu
I used to work on a med/surg floor that took care of a lot of older patients who may not have had a lot of family nor did they have a large support system. These patients would end up staying in our care for months or maybe years. We had a ...
Valerie Tiu Jun '17
This can be so hard as so many patients occupy a special place in our hearts even as we maintain good professional ...
Ellen Martin ‍ I am glad the EAP program was helpful to you. 

Valerie Tiu ‍ The Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing ...
Ellen Martin ‍ I will have to check with the hospital to see if we have something like that. I'm glad it helped you. ...
ChristiM
With Thanksgiving this week, let's reflect on what we are thankful for this year. Please share below!

I am thankful to be able to spend more time with my family and actually see them again! I am so thankful we've been ...

Klwebb02
What I really want to commit to is taking care of myself. Simply things like learning to say no to things I don't have time for. Reading a good book, and giving myself permission to be lazy for an afternoon. 

@Klwebb02 I have been trying to focus on this too! It's shockingly difficult to take care of yourself I'm finding at ...

Ms Deborah JH Sanguinetti, MSN, RN
I find it helpful to start every day by pausing for a few seconds to count my blessings - the whole  day may be  hectic and busy, but a moment in the morning to pause makes me appreciate whatever and whoever I encounter that day.  

Ms Deborah JH Sanguinetti, MSN, RN This is an amazing way to start the day! There are so many health benefits to ...

Devon Moore, RN BSN
As a nurse, I am well aware of the challenges that we as healthcare providers face on a daily basis. The ongoing struggle of caring for others as a profession and then off the clock caring for our families and ourselves sometimes feels ...

This goes hand in hand with the survey results from the American Nurses Foundation: Pulse on the Nation's Nurses ...

Bev Nerenberg
Want to try an amazing evidence-based stress reduction technique - based on acupuncture (without needles!). It's remarkably effective to allow you to feel better, often in minutes. Really! And it's part of HNHN! Check out ...
Bev Nerenberg Oct '21
Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation (HNHN)
Today's Better Work-Life Balance challenge tip asks us if a more flexible schedule or different shift be a better fit. Have you been thinking about this? Let us know below.
llmoyers llmoyers Jun '19
I’m recovering from foot surgery and picked up a part time job on top of my full time job in which I worked at least 50 ...
Mariluz305 Mariluz305 Jun '19
Good for you. I am a single mother with 3 grown kids. Trying to make more time for myself.  Housework takes most of my ...

My job had work from home one day a week which was great prior to the pandemic. I would plan which day, so no commuting ...

Aieda Solomon
Sometimes I find it hard to say no especially to friends and family, but i'm trying to get better at declining things that don't add value for me, especially in my personal life, with work it's a bit tougher. Do you guys have a hard time with ...
Aieda Solomon Jun '19
This is very hard for me, but I am happy to report that I was able to overcome this week. I had time off scheduled for the ...
I am new to this site and this challenge!  I am very proud of you Nurse_Harrison!  You did exactly what you should ...
cfrazier16 cfrazier16 Jun '19
Yes!! I hate telling someone NO whether its work or at home. I feel bad for it and guilty as well. I love nursing ...

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