Nurses spend so much time caring for others that the often don’t have the time or energy to really take care of themselves properly. A new year is a great time to start some new good habits and maybe even quit a few old bad ones. If you want to live a happy life with a fulfilling nursing career then these resolutions might be just right for you.
imageAs a nurse it’s hard to find the time to exercise. Heck, it’s hard to find the energy for it! Read on for tools for fitting your exercise in as a busy nurse.
Sometimes as nurses we don’t have time to exercise. On top of that we just don’t have the energy. Working 12 hour shifts feels like a marathon in and of itself.
But this work-exercise see-saw can turn into an unhealthy, vicious cycle. If I don’t work out- I feel tired. Too tired? I just can’t get up the energy to work out. It goes on and on. Round and round. And it’s hard to get on top of our energy levels if we’re exhausted!
Our diets are so different today than they were in the past. We have quick access to high processed and high carb foods that are often cheaper options than fresh and unprocessed foods. Our bodies have historically had to use much more energy to break food down into energy, but with high carb foods it doesn’t have to work as hard. Because of this, we are really packing on the weight and are becoming more unhealthy every day.
Spring reminds us that life is constantly renewing itself. Flowers bloom, the grass is greener, the air is warmer, and things are made anew. For many women spring is an exciting time because it’s so close to summer and all the activities that go with it like swimming, hiking, boating, and more.
But for others, springtime can be an unsettling reminder that summer is coming. Swimsuit season is not a grand and wonderful time for everyone. But it doesn’t have to be like this. You don’t have to dread the heat due to embarrassment and frustration.
To get healthy you really only need to do 3 things: Exercise, Meal Plan, and Coaching.
Living with Diabetes requires extra attention to the things you eat and the activities you perform. While you are perfectly capable of living a productive and fulfilling life with diabetes, you do need to make sure that you are taking care of yourself. This means keeping your overall health in the forefront of your mind and staying one step ahead of your diabetes.
Being healthy is one way that you can help increase your quality of life. While genetics play some role in your overall health and well being, your lifestyle plays significantly more. If you want to live a long and productive life to see your children and grandchildren grow up then you need to start by getting healthy now.
Just about every American suffers from back pain at some point in their lives. You may think this is just because you’re getting older, as the average person who has back problems is between the age of 30 and 50, but it doesn’t mean you have to suffer with it. There are a few simple things you can do to reduce your back pain and to hopefully ensure that your day is pain free.
It’s that dreaded time of the year when the flu bug is making the rounds. Aside from getting a flu shot annually there are other steps a person can take to safeguard himself against sickness. The following are some helpful tips to help you avoid getting sick during the colder months.
Fall is just around he corner. In the next few months many of us may notice an uptick in sinus activity and with it the risk for potential increase in allergy-like symptoms, colds, and cold sores. There are some ways you can help prevent colds, flu,and cold sores. If you really want to stave off […]
Smart phones are being used to improve lives in a variety of ways. One of the most impressive and necessary are in the heath industry. Rather than just having a doctor or nurse help keep patients in line with healthy living standards and promote exercise and good eating habits on a daily basis.
The following infographic features a range of healthy apps that focus on healthy eating, exercising, and healthy rest.