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  1. Having just watched the Webinar How the Brain Blocks Weight Loss by Susan Pierce Thompson, PhD and author of Bright line Eating: The Science of Living Happy, Thin and Free, it is clear to me now that all the diets in the world are not going to help o...
  2. I had the weekend off, the first in a long time. My husband and I decided to ignore the world (the kids at their friends' homes for sleep overs) and binge on movies. Leaving my phone in the kitchen where we had made our dinner, we escaped to the back...
  3. Article Review: Nursing Burn-Out: Cross-Sectional Study at a Large Army Hospital The article focused on using the Maslach Burnout Inventory to assess burnout amongst the samples of nurses. The researchers identified that nurses working in the army we...
  4. adammaidment

    How To Become A Highly Effective Nurse

    It's also known for being, at times, a tiring and stressful place - according to a previous allNurses article, some of the top 10 factors that induce stress in nurses can include conflicts with physicians and discrimination. However, stress aside, it...
  5. Carol Ebert

    The Stress of YES

    May I be so bold as to ask if you are a YES person? You know what I mean - saying YES to every request that comes your way and now you find yourself over your head with more than you can handle? If this is you, then what is the reason you say YES to ...
  6. decgrad

    Respect Your Bladder

    Along with all the other goodies I learned in my first year of nursing, my favorite lesson was the bladder lesson. No, I did not get a terrible infection or end up with measurable kidney damage, but I learned a lesson on stress. Physical stress. The ...
  7. Self-confidenceHaving motivation to achieve greater things in life is the key to enhancing your skills to have the motive to push further than yesterday. Even though, it is someone who might make challenges difficult to obtain, which can either make ...
  8. Jacqueline.Damm

    The Importance of Balance

    I woke up. Not only did I wake up. I woke up MAD. Funny thing was, I had no reason for it. I hadn't fought zombies the night before in my dreams and ended up on "team dead". So what was the point? As I jumped into the shower and hustled through the m...
  9. Almost everyone has experienced it: the sensation of butterflies in your stomach as you prepare for a presentation or an appearance in traffic court. The dry mouth that makes you feel like you're spitting cotton. The rapid heart rate and slight short...
  10. bbear2102

    My Experience With Burnout

    For me it started four years ago. Like many nurses I was experiencing burn out. I had been a critical care nurse for six years in a large university medical center. In the beginning I started to feel a lot of anxiety when at work. I had the skill and...
  11. According the the unwritten social contract, "each individual in a society has an underlying obligation, to the best of his ability, and before all else, to take care of his own basic needs, both immediate and for the foreseeable future, before atten...
  12. You walk on the unit and can cut the tension with a knife. Everyone looks stressed. You ask how the day was to be told of multiple admissions, an unexpected death, and bedside procedures that were added at the last minute. This created stress among t...
  13. Carol Ebert

    Food and Your Mood

    Today that theory has been debunked, and if you want proof that it was a bad idea, check out how many overweight people there are today with health consequences of diabetes and blood sugar control problems, heart disease, etc. Currently 75% of men an...
  14. Carol Ebert

    Tame the Tiger with Tension Time-Outs

    Is stress a big deal for you? Of course it is! I'd be surprised if it isn't in this crazy busy world we live in. Need to apply the Brakes and take a Break? Here's a tool from my good friend and health education specialist Richard A. Detert Ph.D. auth...
  15. Being healthy at work takes intention. Nurses in the hospital do not always get the luxury of having a 30-minute lunch away from the commotion of the floor. If you work in an office, it's likely easier to get away. However, our nature is to work, wor...
  16. CareerSmart Learning

    Managing Stress Caused by Challenging Patients

    There are a lot of reasons a patient can be stressful for a healthcare provider. The diagnosis may be challenging, the situation could be demanding, or the patient is "difficult". Whatever the reason, some patients cause healthcare providers' heart r...
  17. First and most importantly you need to go into exercise planning with a positive, open mindset. I always tell nurses, what you put into exercising is what you will get out of it. Having a positive mindset is half the battle, especially if you are ste...
  18. Well it is ME and I can relate to all of those responses from others. I always thought there was something wrong with me because I didn't want to do things the way others did. I even sewed my own clothes as a kid because I didn't want to look like an...
  19. We all know that nursing is a stressful profession. We don't own the market on stressful jobs. But the source of our job stresses come from a different source that may elevate us higher up the ladder. The consequences of us missing a deadline can be ...
  20. jadelpn

    I Cry Watching Rudolph....

    And other holiday specials were people are mean to the underdog. Been this way since I was a child. What that did for me was help me to decide to help people less fortunate. To stand up for those who can't or won't for themselves. And a nurse was bor...
  21. From the Mayo Clinic here is a definition of resilience: the ability to bounce back from adversity and how this ability positively affects overall physical and mental health. I've been a nurse for more than 23 years in various capacities and have wit...
  22. I have a confession to make. I will understand if, after reading my article, you see me in a different, less flattering light. The goal of this article is not for me to make friends though. Instead, I hope to share a part of my life story that might ...
  23. Michelle Rhodes

    Recognizing Nurse Burnout and How to Handle It

    How to recognize nurse "burnout" and build resiliency during tough times Lynette is a nurse manager who has worked for the past 13 years at night at a local hospital. She used to enjoy taking charge, coordinating her unit, the budget and schedules. M...
  24. TheCommuter

    Tight Jean Syndrome

    Skinny jeans, straight leg jeans, and other tight-fitting denim pants are in style, especially among today's fashion-conscious females. Combine those skinny jeans with a fashionable top and some cute sandals, and you've just pieced together a trendy ...
  25. One of my recent work days at the hospital was truly, inside and out, "one of those days." We were short staffed on my step-down unit and our charge nurse was in a tizzy. Everyone was maxed out with their patient load, and let me tell you, our patien...