How do YOU manage the stresses of nursing?

In this article we are going to look at the stresses of nursing and what you can do to alleviate these tensions. We will look at various aspects like planning your day, planning time for yourself and delegating tasks. Read more to find out …

The stresses of nursing – do you feel that you have little time in nursing? Are you always on the go? Do you ever feel stressed? Are you stressed out during the day in your nursing career? You know what I mean. You are in the morning and rush to the door to your nurse work. At work, you have 100 things come at you and a list of tasks to get done for the day. You rush home, you will ensure the “things” at home are done, and then do it again the next day. So how do you deal with stress in your nursing profession? More and more nurses and nursing students have to deal with stress at some point of the day. More and more health problems are caused by stress. How can you kill the root of stress and create a better and healthier career and life?

So how do you manage these stresses?

Here are 3 simple steps to manage stress throughout your nursing career.

1. Make sure you plan your day. Write the tasks you need to do for the day. Use a day planner or a Palm Pilot. There are many types of day planners. Choose the one that works for you and
your needs. This will help you see what is really important to get done. And what is not important in your day. This can help reduce the stress in your day by half.

2. Plan time for yourself. Each week take time for you. Whether it’s a whole day or a few hours for you. Watch a movie, a walk, get your nails done or go get a massage. Do what you want to do relax.Therefore it will help you focus and get more done. You will also get more energy.

3.If you have too much to do. Delegate tasks to someone else. It’s ok to get help. Ask for help from friends, family or colleagues. Or hire someone to do some of the workload off
You. When you do anything, less stress. Your life begins to collapse.

These actions are beginning to take a handle on stress. Choose two simple steps, and begin to use it. It’s time to get back a better career and life. It will greatly help your physical body.

What do you think? Do you deal with the stresses of nursing? Let us know in the comments below.

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