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Old 09-04-2010, 08:50 AM
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Exclamation Keys to Stress-less Nursing

http://www.nursezone.com/nursing-new...ing_34984.aspx
The Keys to Stress-less Nursing
By Debra Wood, RN, contributor



  1. Think positive self-thoughts
  2. Identify stressors
  3. Collaborate with administration to resolve workplace issues
  4. Take time for yourself
  5. Support each other
  6. Adopt healthy habits
  7. Try yoga therapy
  8. Give back to others
  9. Find joy in life
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Old 09-04-2010, 10:06 AM
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Nice ideas, but how practical are they? Let's face it: thinking positive self-thoughts while being dressed down by the next one up your chain of command is about one step away from impossible. Take time for myself? Who has time to take for their bladders? Find joy in life? Okay, that one's easy if you're working where you absolutely love, but it ain't too easy when you get pulled to the worst place in the entire hospital.

In other words, strive for these goals, but don't let it shoot you down when conditions make them temporarily impossible.
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I agree that it is not possible to expect to be able to accomplish all of them, to strive to do that would cause more stress then it would alleviate. I only posted the topics, if you go to the link there are more ideas. :) But I do agree that it is important that we make certain to take care of ourselves. Personally I do not enjoy yoga so it would not be of any help to relaxing me, but I do like to read books, and that helps relax me so I just substitute that for yoga. LOL
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I have a horrifying idea what would happen if I tried yoga, and the idea involves such things as hazmat teams and giant spatulas.
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I have a horrifying idea what would happen if I tried yoga, and the idea involves such things as hazmat teams and giant spatulas.

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  1. Think positive self-thoughts
  2. Identify stressors
  3. Collaborate with administration to resolve workplace issues
  4. Take time for yourself
  5. Support each other
  6. Adopt healthy habits
  7. Try yoga therapy
  8. Give back to others
  9. Find joy in life
While the list is great for just about any aspect in life, unfortunately it doesn't seem to fit nursing, at least not in my case. I have to laugh at collaborate with administration, it just doesn't happen, they only think in terms of numbers, not what's best for the patient. These types of lists are normally written by nurses who have never worked a single day on the floor. It's nice in theory but it doesn't hold water. It is great for every other aspect of life though. Thanks for sharing!
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Most of them are do-able, at least with a little effort, but I'd find 4 pretty difficult, and 3 impossible-unless I assassinated all the CEOs, and the staff chased the hospital managers out of the building and barred the doors...
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Sorry frogy I laugh hard reading your advices...lol Stress-less, huh???

A good advice from my part.. kiss-ass-LESS is better and helpfull much more, lol
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I have to agree with Zuzi- I laughed when I read stress-less nursing. DG is right, that has to be written by someone who never worked the floor. Deep breaths and trying to remain calm helps you more than anything.
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Hey I did not write it, I was just sharing. LOL
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