How Nurses Should Use LinkedIn
Apr19

How Nurses Should Use LinkedIn

LinkedIn is more than merely a social network. It’s a tool that can help you build a strong professional contact list, showcase your skills and experience, and find a job. But, this tool only benefits you if you know how to use it. Like all professionals, it’s crucial for nurses to keep their professional edge sharpened. Surprisingly, however,  a lot of nurses are forgetting to capitalize on free career-boosting...

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How To Prevent Nurse Burnout
Apr10

How To Prevent Nurse Burnout

As we are entering a time of unique change in the healthcare industry, taking care of nurses will need to be our #1 priority. Have you ever heard of career burnout? It is commonly experienced by those in the healthcare field. Everyone feels burnout differently, whether it is just job dissatisfaction or general fatigue. Burnout can leave professionals feeling unmotivated and unwilling to continue on their career path. Nurse burnout...

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Eustress vs. Distress: Dealing with Stress as a Travel Nurse
Mar29

Eustress vs. Distress: Dealing with Stress as a Travel Nurse

Sweaty hands, nail-biting, a racing heart, these are just a few of the physical side effects of stress. Stress comes in many forms and is felt differently by everyone. However, there are some commonalities to the symptoms of stress. Before you write stress off as a horrible nuisance, it is important to know that there are two types of stress: eustress vs distress. In case you weren’t already familiar, eustress is positive stress and...

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Yoga for Nurses: How Practice Can Benefit You
Mar21

Yoga for Nurses: How Practice Can Benefit You

Take a deep breath in and exhale slowly. Feels good, doesn’t it? Many studies have been done covering the mental and physical benefits of practicing yoga as a nurse. Whether you’re on the move or sitting down all day, any job can take its toll on you over time. This is especially true for nurses who are constantly on their feet during their shifts. The stressful nature of nursing can also lead to burnout, so read on to discover the...

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Travel Nursing Advice on YouTube Worth Watching
Feb15

Travel Nursing Advice on YouTube Worth Watching

I can do research and write for days about things you need to know before you take on travel nursing. Trust me, I’ve done it a time or two. However, I realize that it’s probably easier for you and for me to get travel nursing advice directly from the mouths of experienced travelers themselves. So, I took my research to YouTube, searching for the most interesting videos on travel nursing. I don’t know about you, but I have a...

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Tidying Up Tips for Travel Nurses: How to Stay Organized on the Road
Jan18

Tidying Up Tips for Travel Nurses: How to Stay Organized on the Road

So, I have to admit, it happened to me. On a lazy Saturday morning, I got sucked into a Netflix binge. I wanted to watch something mindless. What’s popular on Netflix? My Saturday turned into hours of Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. If you haven’t seen the show, it goes something like this: A family reaches out to published author Marie Kondo, inventor of a Japanese method of organizing called KonMari method. To  summarize her...

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