How do you stay cheerful and bubbly during work? - page 6
I have found that while I have certain halls in particular while working, some of the residents really get to me. they start yelling (you have probably seen my other posts on this subject) but... Read More
Jan 21, '07Occupation: RN-Med/Surg Specialty: 3 year(s) of experience in Med/Surg ; From: US ; Joined: Jan '03; Posts: 469; Likes: 2The OP started this post back in 2002.
Jan 21, '07Occupation: RN Joined: Nov '99; Posts: 2,950; Likes: 619Quote from MollyMo:rollMandi, just be you. Don't try to be someone you're not. I have a quiet personality. I don't say much but am very good at what I do. One of the "bubbly" nurses asked (or rather, complained) about my being so quiet. So the next time we worked together, I assumed a "bubbly" personality. Laughing, cracking jokes, grinning a Kool-Aid grin, etc. She didn't know how to take it. She asked me what was wrong with me. I told her that this is what she wanted. She said she thought it was, but actually seeing it scared her. I said," so I can be me now?" She said yes. I told her " good because this is giving me a headache." Just be you.
And Belinda, there is nothing wrong with stepping back and taking deep breaths. It's actually a very smart thing to do.