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Hi. I’m the nurse. We’ve never met.

Today, when stereotypes are rampant and when confusion is the common prescription in health care, I find it necessary to share my views of a...
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Breaking The Mental Health Taboo In The Nursing Industry

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...
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Top 7 Reasons Why I Love Being a Nurse

We all have good and bad days when it comes to working as a nurse. On my best days, I can’t imagine working in any...
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20 Songs For Nurses

Sometimes when we’re listening to the radio, we feel as though an artist is talking directly to us. Here is a list of songs,...
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5 Ways Nurses Embrace Spring Fever

Spring is that wonderful time of year when nature affords us new opportunities to bring peace and balance into our hectic day-to-day lives. It’s...
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Top 10 Things This Nurse Is Thankful For

For nurses, being thankful is a state of being. We spend our time at work and away from work thinking on how fortunate we...
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Secret Things Nurses REALLY Think

Every nurse has them: those nasty little non-nursey thoughts that sneak into your brain like steel-toothed ferrets during a hard day. They’re the thoughts that...
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Nurses Reveal Their Stress Relief Escapes

Need some fresh ideas to spice up your off-hours? Take a peek inside the day planners of some of your fellow nurses for inspiration. I love hibernating...
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5 Things That Can Lead To Nurse Burnout … And How To Cope With...

It’s no secret. Nurses burn out, and burn out often. I’ve known quite a number of nurses during my travels who just fizzled out...
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The Most Unexpected ‘Reward’ I’ve Ever Received For Being A Nurse

Very often, nurses find that their work seems to follow them–on vacation, to the store, at the kids’ soccer games. After awhile, we begin...

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