How Nurses Can Prioritize Self-Care

  Before any aircraft takes off, the hostess gives a demonstration of what to do in case there is a lack of oxygen.  She talks about first putting the oxygen mask on yourself, then helping your child. Many nurses are so caring they want to put the oxygen on the child first; or in this case, the patient, -so they tend to ignore themselves. To take care of others, you need to care for yourself first, so you have the energy and health needed. What exactly is self-care? Self-care includes any intentional actions you take to care for your physical, […]

6 Tips on Caring for Your Loved One When They are Suddenly Hospitalized.

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    Unexpected hospitalization can suddenly happen to your family member or loved one. It is usually quite a scary experience because we all fear the worst outcome. You may find that you do not know what to do because you are filled with panic. In this article I will give you some tips on how to care for your loved one when they are suddenly hospitalized.   Participate in the care You want to be involved in their care in a positive way. This includes researching the disease so that you can better understand what is going on. You […]