“Nurse” and “perfectionism” go together like peanut butter and jelly. Many nurses strive to a high level of excellence and refuse to accept less from themselves. While this is a beneficial asset, and what makes nurses such effective caregivers, having perfectionistic tendencies can also get in the way of success.
From transferring patients to walking miles along the same hallways, a nurse’s muscles are always in need of a little TLC. Epsom salts have long been used as a method for easing muscular aches and pains. Combined with the healing properties of essential oils — and oh! Do they smell divine — you’re on your way to blissful relief. These muscle soaks are as delicious as they are soothing.
Halloween is a fun time of year filled with tricks, treats and the occasional entertaining fright-fest. But who ever thought nursing could be downright scary? Here is Scrubbed In’s list of nursing scares that might make you jump out of your skin (and chuckle, too).
How much of a difference can we make in just one day?
Make a Difference Day is an annual event hosted by USA Weekend Magazine in conjunction with Points of Light. The goal is to not only inspire others to provide community service for just one day, but to create a lifelong habit of making a difference in the world around us.
What’s that saying again? Nurses make the best patients?
Oh, that’s right. It’s actually the opposite. Listen, nurses. It’s time to follow your own advice. These important routine checkups are the best way to take active control of your health. Read this infographic and share.
And make those appointments!