Sorry to be a little late with this today. We are having very high winds, temperatures and fires in So. CA so the power is wildly fluctuating. I’m trying my best to get this done quickly now. The winds and heat can be so annoying, but also play havoc with health issues. So can the extreme cold, snowy, rainy weather that most of the country has dealt with for months this year and continues long into the Spring. We always take the time to educate our patients in how to stay warm or cool. How important fluid intake is especially with extremes in weather. That winds drive the pollen and…
Tips to Avoid Burnout
Sometimes you just have to take some time to do the little things that you enjoy doing like reading a book, playing with your children or animals, taking a weekend trip, or engaging in a hobby like sewing, photography, or hiking. If you don’t take time to enjoy the things that mean something or help you to relax and feel like you’ve been able to escape or do something just for you, you can become angry, frustrated and resentful. These are the things that make your life worthwhile and make you feel worthy. Take time for YOU frequently. Don’t get so busy and stressed out that you feel like you…
Happy New Year!
I hope everyone had a great holiday season and that 2008 will bring great things to everyone. I am presently on jury duty and will resume posting new articles to The Nursing Site and to this blog as soon as I am done with my civic duty. Hope you all have a terrific New Year’s Eve. Be safe! Be well! Take time for you and enjoy some quality time with your patients as they face uncertainty in their futures as the year come to a close. Happy New Year!!!image from Kaboose.com