Self Care

Caring for others is second nature, caring for ourselves is not a priority. Change that and use these tips to care for the person who cares for others - you!

Caring For Yourself star
Nurses are so busy caring for others they forget to take care of themselves. Here are some ideas to help you find time to take care of you so you can take care of others.

Compassion in Nursing star
Compassion and empathy are central to who we are as nurses and who we are as human beings. Recent studies have shown a drop in empathy and compassion in nurses. Let's not let the caring leave nursing. Come explore ways to enhance compassion and empathy for all we care for and care about.

Foot Care For Tired Nurses star
Caring for one self after working for long hours is important to reduce stress. Foot massage and foot soak can relieve tension and foot pain. Learn some simple recipes using essential oils for foot treatment.

Nurse Self Care Making Changes star
Feel run down after your shift but still need to take care of the family, the pets, the house, the PTA, the..... Nurses seem to care for everyone else but don't have enough time for themselves. Come and examine some ways to take care of the most important person in nursing - YOU!

Nurses and Obesity star
A recent study found a majority of nurses to be overweight or obese. What are the strengths that nurses as a community can draw upon to challenge this growing problem?

Overworked & Underpaid star
The toll that nursing takes on our minds, bodies and spirits is significant and we are frequently overworked and underpaid...learn how to recognize the signs of burnout and how to de-stress!

Stress and Health star
How stress affects our bodies and how to start breaking the cycle of stress addiction.

The Advantages of Nurse Burn Out star
How becoming burned out can translate into new opportunities.

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