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Fight Nursing Stress Through Inspiration

In other words, as nurses we see the terrible effects of disease on the human body and the human spirit. And sometimes it's easy to slip into focusing only on the negative. But if you do that, then you're at risk of becoming bitter and resentful and missing out on a priceless opportunity to see the triumphant human will at its best. There are always going to be those patients that have embraced their illness like it's their best friend...the ones that know that their hospitalization is sort... Read More →

Warning Nurses! Holding It All In Can Kill You!

Have you ever wondered what the stress of nursing is doing to you? We know that stress causes cortisol levels to rise which raise our blood pressure, raise our blood sugar levels, increase our lipids, etc. Blah, Blah, Blah. The point of this article is not to teach you something you already learned in pathophysiology class. We know that high stress levels can cause weight gain and we know that obesity complicates every disease there is. Obesity has been linked to higher cases of breast... Read More →

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