What’s Something You’re Grateful For That Only A Nurse Could Understand?

Practicing gratitude can be a game-changer: it has far reaching effects, from improving our mental health to boosting our relationships with others.

When you start to notice and identify the things you are grateful for, it can transform a hard day into a good one. So what are the small everyday details you might sometimes take for granted that only another nurse could truly appreciate? Share in the comments section below and check back to see what your fellow nurses have posted.

- Ellen C.

- Maddie L.

Alert and oriented. ×4
- Sherrie T.

That you didn't get interrupted during
- Cam M.

The person who takes the last medical
supply and REFILLS it!
- Amy P.

That senior nurse who never makes you feel dumb when you need help and CNAs because they are overworked and underpaid for what is asked of them.
- Ulla S.

Finishing work tasks completely 1h before next shift arrives.
- Kathy B.

No falls during your shift!
- Meg P.

Being almost fully staffed!
- Sam E.

Knowing where the bladder scanner is!
- Christine M.

Thank you previous shift RN for labeling
my 7 different lines!
- Ann K.

The basic mask and gloves... but also my work fam!
- Kay J.

Celebrating a holiday on the actual holiday!
- Gerry M.

Now it’s your turn! Share what makes you grateful that only another nurse would understand in the comments section below.




  1. Nurses that stock the cart for the oncoming nurses. Nurses that look at the whole patient and call providers and address the pts issues and don’t just pass it on to the oncoming shift to address. Management that supports its nurses.

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