Nursing in Australia: Answering Your Frequently Asked Questions

As a nurse in the USA, you’re very familiar with the variety of certifications, qualifications, degrees, exams, and everything else that goes into becoming a great nurse. But do you know what other countries require of their nurses? If you’ve ever considered moving out of the US to practice nursing elsewhere, there are a few … Read more

Mood Swings and Low Carb Dieting

Diet trends have been going on for hundreds of years but have gained a lot of attention in the last 50 or so years. From Atkins to Weight Watchers to pills containing tapeworms (thanks, early 1900s!). With pills, potions, and dietary restrictions, there has been no shortage of diet trends to try. One of the … Read more

Are You Enmeshed with Your Children?

Have you ever heard of the term “helicopter parenting?” It’s a common phrase that refers to parents who are constantly standing over or keeping an eye on their kids. They try to coach from the sidelines at soccer games, hover over every school assignment, and are present for every social function. Being enmeshed with your … Read more

6 Ways for Nurses to Stretch Their Paycheck

Let’s face it: the economy is a little bit unstable. It seems that no career is immune to wages that aren’t rising in accordance with inflation or the rising cost of living in certain areas. And while there’s no better time to be a nurse, it can be difficult to make ends’ meet on a … Read more