Lifestyle

Nursing is so much more than just a profession, for many it’s a lifestyle. In this category you will find all things nursing that’s not education or career related. Everything from jokes, quotes and entertainment to more serious topics is covered here.

11 Inspirational Quotes for Nurses

Nursing is tough. It’s demanding and often thankless, and sometimes you’ll feel a bit discouraged. Before you lose motivation to continue doing your great work, have a look at the…

3 Attributes That Make Up a Nurse’s Philosophy

A personal nurse’s philosophy is a statement declaring that nurse’s “beliefs, attitudes, actions, hopes, dream, and desires and drives the ethical behaviors of the individual,” according to nursetheory.com. Indeed, a…

4 Life Lessons from Patients

Nursing is one of the most personally fulfilling careers a person could enter. Each day, you get to help people, communicate with them, offer care, and practice compassion and empathy….

4 Qualities of Caregiver Excellence

Providing care to those in need, whether it’s a family member or a patient in a hospital, is a difficult job, especially for those that aren’t officially trained in that…

45 Fun & Interesting Nursing Facts

Becoming a registered nurse is the ultimate goal for a lot of men and women looking to enter the medical field. Registered nurses work directly with patients to provide care…

5 Fashion Tips for Nurses

Whether we like it or not, our appearance sends messages about ourselves to others. We pay attention to things like hair, makeup, and clothing, and want to make sure that…

5 Principles All Great Nurses Follow

Nursing is one of those professions that requires a certain something from the people who join it. It’s not enough to have the knowledge or be able to perform certain…

5 Things That Make a Good Nurse Great

If you are a nurse and you are looking for ways to become even better at your job, look no further. Becoming a great nurse takes time, dedication, and practice,…

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…

7 Motivational Quotes for Nursing Students

As a hard-working nursing student, you’re no stranger to stress. In fact, studying for exams, doing clinical hours, and trying to maintain a social life seem all but impossible to…

8 Common Problems in the Nursing Profession

Working in the world of healthcare is a goal for many people, and with good reason. It is fulfilling, rewarding, and monetarily lucrative. But that doesn’t mean that it isn’t…

A Nurses’ Value to Society

One day, many years ago, I was a new nurse. I had just graduated from nursing school and was proud of my new qualifications and after working in a large…

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…

Best Exercises for Nurses

Getting (and staying) in shape is hard enough, but for nurses, it seems like an almost impossible task. With not enough hours in the day or gas in the metaphorical…

Do Nursing and Tattoos Go Well Together?

Human beings are certainly no strangers to decorating ourselves. From jewelry to hairstyles to clothing trends, humans are always finding new ways to adorn ourselves to enhance our appearances. Tattoos…

Healthy Eating for a Healthy Nurse

Maintaining proper health is difficult even in the best of times. Making sure you get all the right nutrients, the right number of calories, enough exercise, and enough sleep seems…

Integrity in Nursing: What’s It All About?

The concept of integrity is a difficult one to define, especially in medicine. As nurses, we have a duty to act ethically according to our professional duties, but where does…

Is Nursing Making You Sick, Fat and Old?

Of all the career paths we could have chosen, we picked nursing. Whether it’s because we love taking care of other people or we just love the science behind the…