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Nursing is not an easy job. Nurses high-quality care to complex patients. If that does not make our job hard enough, we get yelled at, punched, kicked, and spit on by the confused and the just plain rude. We also take fire from family members that are aggressive, overbearing, and manipulative. Navig...
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4 P’s of Personal Resiliency

Now more than ever, building personal resiliency could be paramount to feeling grounded at home, in your nursing career, or other areas of your life. We’ve all been put through the wringer this year, but by focusing on personal resiliency, we may be able to come out the other side stronger tha...
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Part 1: OVERWHELMED or Feel STUCK? 3 Ways Nurses Can Get UNSTUCK

What do you think of when you hear the word “stuck”? Immovable? Unchangeable? Trapped? Nobody wants to feel stuck, but how many of us find ourselves there anyway in our personal or professional lives? “There are so many opportunities in nursing. How could a nurse ever feel stuck?” Why Are So...
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Part 2: OVERWHELMED or Feel STUCK? Extenuating Circumstances

For some, getting unstuck might be more challenging than others. Extenuating Circumstances The three main categories of extenuating circumstances are: Finances: You may be the breadwinner for your family and cutting hours is not an option. Spouse/Significant Other: You may need to consider the poten...
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Every Hero Has Kryptonite: Not Allowing Nurses To Be Human

“Hero” is a strong word. It has a weight to it. When someone is labeled a hero, they are placed on a pedestal and seen as being above struggle. I think of comic book heroes like Superman who has superhuman strength, speed, and the ability to fly. I think of soldiers who choose to go […]...
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