Help me, I hate Nursing!!! - page 2
:o I need help. I have been a nurse now for 9 years (I am 32) I have worked in every field and currently in adult ICU. I started buring out about 4 years ago and became a traveler. I am at the point of total burnout now.... Read More
- 0Jul 25, '04 by danu3Quote from HJBeansOne nurse I met burned out. Took a month off. Decided to go back to school for a master. Now she is teaching the next generation of nurses and she is happy.Thnaks everyone I am going to take the month of August of. perhaps I can pull myself out of this funk.
- 0Jul 25, '04 by tiroka03I agree with the posts. You need to put yourself first. burnout is serious. impossible to function when your in a burnout state.
You may need meds or you may need a little counselling, your life isn't long enough to suffer needlessly.
Stress/depression whatever you label it, is difficult to pull out of alone. Good for you to take a break and realign yourself.
- 0Jul 25, '04 by hypnotic_nurseI find I need a total job change at least every 10 years -- perhaps you do, too. One of the great things about nursing is that many different doors are open to you.
Exploring a new area is scary but it's also stimulating and a lot of fun.
Good luck, and I hope your time off helps!