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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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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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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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18 Inspirational Quotes For Burned-Out Nurses

We all know them. We’ve all worked with them. And I’m willing to bet if you’ve been a nurse for more than a handful...
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The #1 Stressful Thing About Being A Nurse

So, we all know there are a million things that ‘stress’ us out during our shifts. Do I really need to list them? Here...
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How To Pull It Together When Your Shift Gets Crazy

Crazy is as crazy does. You know crazy, don’t you? It’s a garden variety day for most staff nurses. ‘Crazy’ is probably the only constant...

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