Tag: Wellness

Advice for a Good Life? Travel More!

Advice for a Good Life? Travel More!

You don’t need an expert to tell you why — you already feel it in your bones: Travel is good for you! However, experts do agree with what you know in your heart to be true. Here’s what they and common sense have got to say about how and why traveling makes for a great […]

By September 4, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Project 24 for World Water Day

Project 24 for World Water Day

Travel Nurses encounter so many new places throughout their adventures; each area with its own unique characteristics and qualities. But there’s one thing in common at most every location in the United States, and it’s something many of us take for granted: Clean, safe water for drinking, washing, and cooking. Did you know that every […]

State Health Rankings

State Health Rankings

Since 1990, America’s Health Rankings have provided a state-by-state assessment of health in the United States. Recently the annual report for 2014 was released, allowing you to check out health reports by state regarding issues such as smoking, obesity, premature death, immunization, diabetes, and even aspects like poverty and graduation rates. Each state’s info can […]

By January 16, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Tips for Taking Care of Tired Nurse Feet

Tips for Taking Care of Tired Nurse Feet

Feet were built for moving, whether it be running from patient to patient or standing at bedsides administering care. But your job doesn’t ever seem to give your tired feet a break! At the end of the day, the constant pressure and use can mean that they are extremely sore and aching for reprieve. Because […]

Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month

With catchy slogans like “Save the Ta-Tas” and “Fight like a Girl,” the reason to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month each October is all about knowledge as power. While there are many ways that people can promote, fundraise for, and celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it all comes down to one thing: Early detection. The […]

By October 24, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
How to Avoid Travel Nurse Stress

How to Avoid Travel Nurse Stress

Nearly everybody faces on-the-job stress, but it can be especially rough on healthcare professionals. There are such high stakes to the outcome of a Travel Nurse’s work and performance that it is totally understandable to get stressed from time to time. But you can’t let stress get the better of you! Here are 5 tips […]

Tips for Getting Enough Sleep on Assignment

Tips for Getting Enough Sleep on Assignment

Many Americans aren’t getting enough sleep, but for nurses it’s especially important. Studies show that sleep-deprived nurses are more likely to make errors or poor clinical decisions on the job — which can literally be a matter of life or death. According to a January 2014 article in the American Journal of Critical Care, nurses […]

5 Healthy On-The-Go Breakfasts for Travel Nurses

5 Healthy On-The-Go Breakfasts for Travel Nurses

Depending upon your shift, breakfast can be served at a variety of times. But whether morning, noon, or night, breakfast is still the most important meal of the day. As a Traveler and a Nurse, you are always on the go; but that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice healthiness. Here are 5 Healthy On-The-Go […]

By January 27, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Avoid Travel Nurse Burnout

Avoid Travel Nurse Burnout

The travel nursing industry greatly eases burnout among perm staff while also filling gaps in patient care created by an ongoing nursing shortage. But what happens when Travel Nurses themselves face burnout? Here are a few tips you can use in order to avoid travel nurse burnout and remain sharp and happy on the road: […]

By January 15, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Nurses Parody “All I Want for Christmas”

Nurses Parody “All I Want for Christmas”

There may be a new contender for the UK’s Christmas number one single … The fine folks at London’s Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals have put together this darling takeoff of Mariah Carey’s modern Christmas classic “All I Want for Christmas is You.” Check out the video below. Their version, titled “I Don’t Want a […]

By December 23, 2013 0 Comments Read More →