Why Smile?

          I once worked in a hospital where we were always reminded during the weekly staff meetings not to forget to smile. It felt like smiling was part of the uniform. If you didn’t smile enough, then it was equated to being improperly dressed. Particularly when the bosses were around, you would quickly wear your smile and try to look like “super nurse.” After a while, nurses started getting tired of faking their smiles to look like they were obeying hospital policy. It became more of a chore rather than a joy. How about you? Are […]

Can Nurses Be Wealthy?

      Many people say that, if you want to be wealthy or rich, nursing is not the career for you. In a sense, there is a lot of truth to this. If you look at the history of nursing, it was more of a ministry to mankind than a money-making profession in the early days. For many, it still is a ministry, although today it is a career with financial advances and bonuses along the way. You can build wealth and riches as a nurse if you plan well. What does it mean to be rich or wealthy? […]