1. Story from “Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Nurses”

    “It Was Really Stressful” Managing Stress Nocturnal Poet  If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.   ~ Dalai Lama As a newly minted RN, I spread my wings to Los Angeles, California. I had been promised a position working days in the ER…Read More

  2. Nurses Get Less Sleep before Shifts

    Nurses get nearly 90 minutes less sleep before their shifts compared with days off. Researchers at New York University’s Rory Meyers College of Nursing examined results of separate surveys analyzing responses from nearly 1,600 nurses regarding personal sleep habits and quality of patient care. Fin…Read More

  3. A Sleep Deprived Nation

    More than one-third of working Americans don't get enough sleep. The problem is greatest among the police, the military, healthcare workers and truckers, researchers report. Their analysis of data from more than 150,000 employed adults between 2010 and 2018 also found that the rate of inadequate sle…Read More

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    How Do Americans Rate Their Healthy Behaviors?

    Seven out of 10 Americans rate their health-related behaviors and attitudes to be good or excellent, according to a survey released by the American Osteopathic Association. The survey was conducted by The Harris Poll questioned 2,032 U.S. adults. Participants were asked about their work, sleep, and …Read More

  5. Nursing Shortage Risks Millions of Lives

    The World Health Organization warns a severe global shortage of nurses is putting the lives of millions of people at risk and is particularly worrisome as the world battles the COVID-19 pandemic. To mark World Health Day, the first ever State of the World’s Nursing Report, produced jointly by WHO…Read More

  6. Live Longer; Be an Optimist

    Live Longer; Be an Optimist

    Repetitive negative thinking may be a new risk factor for dementia, says Dr. Natalie Marchant, a psychiatrist and senior research fellow in the department of mental health at University College London. Negative thinking, such as ruminating about the past and worrying about the future, were measured …Read More

  7. 40 Seconds of SelfCare – We Need Nature!

    SelfCare expert LeAnn experts urges us to find nature....wherever possible....and soak up its healing properties! For more selfcare tips for nurses and caregivers, contact the SelfCare for HealthCare Team.…Read More

  8. Guided Meditation Exercise

    SelfCare expert LeAnn Thieman leads a guided meditation exercise to reduce stress and anxiety. Contact the SelfCare for HealthCare Team to more about LeAnn's work.…Read More