Enjoy FreshTomato and Melon Salad after a Long Day

      After a long day at work, most nurses find it easy to eat whatever presents itself first. A tomato salad is best because it is healthy, has very few calories, yet can be quite filling. Tomatoes are high in antioxidants and rich in vitamin C. You can use fresh tomatoes from your garden if you have one, or organic tomatoes. Here is a simple recipe for a fresh tomato-melon salad.   Ingredients: 1 ½ pounds ripe tomatoes cut into ¾ inch cubes 3 cups watermelon cubes. ½ Purple onion peeled and sliced into thin rings A handful of […]

Celebrate Our Military Nurses

        Nurses who serve in the military provide patient care in very challenging situations. They are brave and well skilled and are often stationed in dangerous and challenging locations. Yet they work with passion and determination. Today May 25th we celebrate Memorial Day in the United States. We remember those who lost their lives while serving the nation including nurses. Today, let us celebrate all military nurses, and all who serve in the military. International Nurse Support honors those who made the ultimate sacrifice.   Enter your email for monthly tips.  

How to Handle Illegal Interview Questions

Interviews are stressful to say the least. Your stress levels begin to rise the night before the interview, and you don’t sleep well at all. You keep wondering what you will say, whether you will impress your potential employer and if you will get the job? Making sure you are well dressed and not forgetting to smile and laugh at the not so funny interviewer’s jokes, only adds to your stress levels. When an interviewer asks a question you know is illegal, you have to think fast and answer it as appropriately as you can. Avoid letting your anxiety kick […]

How Hiba finds joy in dancing

By  Dr. Tabinda Habib    My good friend Hiba, a nurse coworker had recently suffered the loss of her first baby. As with anybody afflicted with such a misfortune, Hiba was totally unwilling to discuss the matter. Even then, I still wanted to be with her and console her. I decided to help with her daily household tasks because I wanted her to know there was someone in her life who was really concerned about her well-being. She seemed so weak, wiped out, pale, tired and depressed after the episode. Her husband Asif was not very supportive of her. The […]

7 Reasons Why Nurses are Awesome

National Nurses Week begins every year on May 6 and ends May 12th. These dates coincide with the birthday of Florence Nightingale. Nurses are awesome and every day I want you to remember why you are special and awesome. 1. Nurses are awesome because they are passionate about their work. 2. Nurses are awesome because the care deeply. 3. Nurses are awesome because they do not give up when things go wrong. 4. Nurses are awesome because they are knowledgeable 5. Nurses are awesome because they understand other people’s needs. 6. Nurses are awesome because they are trustworthy. 7. Nurses […]