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You Know You’re a Nurse When…

  Sure, this blog is often about nurse burnout and provides strategies to help nurses enjoy their nursing careers. But once in awhile you gotta let loose and enjoy yourself. Practice work-life balance in action! So that's what we're going to do with this post...

Is it Stress or Burnout?

Is it Stress or Burnout? For today's post, I am covering another topic in our nurse burnout series. In the article, The Way We Think About Nurse Burnout is Broken, one of the challenging issues stated was: We call burnout something else. If you hear someone say, “I...

Putting a Band-Aid on Nurse Burnout?

Putting a Band-Aid on Nurse Burnout? Despite what some nursing leaders will tell you, nurse burnout is real. In fact, all we have to do is take the word "nurse" out of the statement and call it what it is... burnout. This next post is another in the series on nursing...

How to Deal with Negativity at the Nurses Station

How to Deal with Negativity at the Nurses Station The nurses station. A breeding ground, metaphorically speaking, for negative nurses. From personal experience... When I worked as an inpatient psych nurse, I would literally LEAVE the nurses station. I would...

Nurses and The Weird Things We Do!

Nurses Do Weird Things I imagine anyone who knows you, knows that as a nurse, you do some weird things. I mean, let's be honest. How many of you love to go home and just gross your family out with a story from the workplace? Don't be shy! I know that each and every...

Expecting Others to Fix Your Burnout Problems?

Nurse Burnout Problems Got nurse burnout? And if you did or do, who do you expect to fix it? Your employer? Your boss? Sometimes when we have something happening in our life that we do not enjoy, we look all over the place for help. I can speak to this because I have...

Do Nurses Ask for Help?

Do nurses ask for help?  In my experience, not so much. What tends to happen is the following... Charge Nurse: "Jane, do you need anything? How are you doing?" Jane: "Fine. Nope, I am all good." (While Jane may be silently drowning and desperately in need of help) Why...

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Elizabeth Scala, MSN/MBA, RN

“I’m a Nurse, but I’m Not Sure I LOVE Nursing Anymore! Can You Help Me?”

 

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