Have you ever asked yourself “Do I work in the sickest, most unhealthy environment that anyone can work in OR do I actually work in the theater of the unsung hero in which the human will is constantly waiting to inspire me?”
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... Read More →
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 →