Dear Nursing Grad: It Is Okay To Not Want A Hospital Job

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Goodbye 2018

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I has taken me a while to decide to write this post. I was feeling lazy and it has been a while since I did a post. My thinking was forget about doing a year in review and just start fresh in 2019. Well, as you can see I changed my mind. Why? Because 2018 was an amazing year and so much has happened and what better way to reminisce and build on making 2019 an even better year. So this post is all about what I am thankful for from 2018.

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2018 Nurse Gift Guide: Awesome Gifts for Nurses and Nursing Students

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The holidays are approaching quickly and finding the perfect gift can be hard. I have put together a gift guide so you can find that perfect gift for the nurse or nursing student in your life. The gifts in this list are practical, meaningful and can be used in the workplace or outside the workplace. Even better…they are affordable. Happy Shopping!

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Nurse Residency Program

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I thought I would take some time and explain what a nurse residency program is and a little about the one I am in. I am not going to name the hospital I am working for or the program. I need to keep some privacy and hope people can understand. Also, please understand that all programs and companies are different so the information I share may not apply to you if you get into another program. This is just a post about what the program is and my experience so far.

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20 Ways To Practice Self Care and Why You Should

Being a nursing student you are constantly reminded to show compassion and empathy for others, but many times we forget to the do the same for ourselves. Most days my health and personal well being is placed on the back burner. Why? When you get sick, you go to the doctor. When you get cut, you put a bandage on it. Maybe we need to start taking care of our bodies and minds the same way, with respect and self love. So as I am learning to practice self care, I challenge you to do the same. And do not forget this involves your physical body and your mental state. Let’s take those practices we learned in nursing school and adapt them to ourselves! Below I have included some great ways to get you started.

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