"Smart watch"

Your body alerts you to many aspects of your health. Your stomach growling tells you when to eat. A powerful yawn lets you know...
"Red timer with medical cross on it"

We are nurses—we care for people and we care about people. But for some reason, our own health often isn’t a priority. Whether I’m...
"Riding the bud at night"

I’ve always envied those who can flip flop back and forth between day shift and night shift. How do they do it? I think I’ve...
"Tropical plants with a light blue background"

It’s estimated by the World Health Organization (WHO) that one in four people will suffer from a severe mental health problem at some point...
"Muffin, coffee and plant on a wooden table"

Oh boy…it’s 3am and you have the urge to snack. Working shifts, particularly evenings and nights, can be tough, and eating a healthy, regular...
"Lunch packed with citrus on a white table"

If there were such a thing as a magic potion that would help us get healthy, glowing, incredible skin, we’d be the first in line...
"Girl pondering in the sun"

Worry - it does a body good. And, the mind as well. A new paper by Kate Sweeny, psychology professor at the University of...
"Close-up of the end of a cigarette"

It’s crazy, huh. Nurses are at the front line of tobacco treatment and prevention, yet they’re the most likely of all healthcare providers to...
"Three cucumbers in a line on yellow background"

Those back-to-back shifts have taken a toll on your body, mind and, most of all, face. Remember the good ol’ days when you actually...
"Sleeping asian woman on city balcony"

Nurses are at a higher risk for an ailment referred to as shift work disorder. This disruption in sleeping patterns can make it increasingly...