Motivating the Nurse in All of Us - page 3
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We were just thinking of the different types of members we have and what motivates them to do what they do. We have retired nurses, veteran nurses, first-time nurses, nursing students, those who are interested in 'nursing',... Read More
- 3Jun 23, '12 by SweetPEINo man is an island, no man stands alone
Each man's joy is joy to me
Each man's grief is my own
We need one another, so I will defend
Each man as my brother
Each man as my friend
We are all part of one race, the human race. Healthcare is a a field that truly exemplifies that. There are few who will refuse to throw away pride and prejudice when that line between life and death draws close together. Caring for others in itself should motivate us to want to care even more. We may not always get the result we hope for, but our diligent care can reach beyond the patient and extend into family's friends, staff and many other people's hearts.
- 1Jun 23, '12 by nursel56 GuideIn the last few years I've discovered not all my motivators are upbeat. A job I had for about 5 years taxed my patience to the point I began to feel angry, even though my analyzing brain knew what was and wasn't a real cause for those feelings. One evening when I felt I was at the end of my rope this quote popped into my mind - it shifted my perceptions enough to allow the anger to melt away, and since I was not at work, I cried. For myself, my patients, and the whole damn world.
The quality of mercy is not strain'd,
It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven
Upon the place beneath. It is twice blest:
It blesseth him that gives and him that takes.
I think of it often. It reminds me to have "mercy" for my own frailties as I attempt to dig deep and delay the impending freak-out for a while.
- 3Jun 23, '12 by GitanoRN Guideone of my motto's which motivates me is reflected on my chosen signature....
nobody can go back and start a new beginning but anyone can start today and make a new ending~ ee maria robinson
our background and circumstances may have influenced who we are, but, we are responsible for who we become.
in addition, i recently saw a remake of fame and it's quote became embedded in my brain which goes as follows and i quote " dream it, earn it, live it,"