Yet another burned-out nurse question... - page 3

Hi. I have worked as a nurse for 17 years (long term care, psych, med-surg,oncology, hospice, cardiac stepdown) and think am officially burnt out. I first suspected I was starting to burn out... Read More

  1. by   DizzyLizzyNurse
    I know nurses who deal with the stress by spending every penny they have on stuff. Kudos to you for not having any debt and having savings!! You gave yourself the gift of freedom!

    I'd love to teach English in Asia myself. Hopefully one day!
  2. by   Kashia
    pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago... Google it, see The Way
  3. by   h.osbornebash
    Do it! Travel and enjoy your life. You have put in the work ie no debt or mortgage... make a list of things you want to do this year and do it, and when you are ready come back to nursing. Nursing is great now: you can do IT, your own consulting business, or consult for someone else, "telephone" nursing, administration, pharmecuticals...the list goes on

    Or don't.
  4. by   NJnewRN
    I say go for it. I wish I could do that. Perfect remedy for a burnt out nurse.