Self-Care

Resiliency rising!

Ten just-in-time self-care strategies. Takeaways Experiencing stress and anxiety during the pandemic is a normal response to an abnormal situation. The combination of work, family,...

Join a national conversation on bereavement

The "silent storm" of grief could be the next epidemic that spreads throughout our country. How could it not be, when almost 250,000 Americans...

Shift work and sleep disruption: Implications for nurses’ health

Take steps to protect nurses and ensure patient safety. Takeaways Shift work is common among nurses and can lead to significant health, social, and family...

Navigating loss induced by COVID-19

The COVID-19 global pandemic has disrupted virtually every facet of society, infecting millions of people and instilling lingering fear about what is yet to...

Supporting nurses: Coping with emotional stress

I want to thank you for printing the article that supports nurses and our emotional health. I have been a nurse for 35 years....

Why surveys matter

Tracking nursing trends and salaries provides valuable insights. Thanks to all of you who participated in this year’s American Nurse Journal Nursing Trends and Salary...

Are school nurses OK?

We are certainly in extraordinary times, as exemplified by this “Public Advisory” issued from the Washington Education Association. The message specifically speaks to the...

Care during the COVID-19 pandemic: Recognizing nurses

The article "Care during the Pandemic" in the September 2020 issue discusses about this recent COVID-19 pandemic. The author did a great job by...

From trauma to post traumatic growth

My 94-year old grandfather told me a story of a mentor from his church. She was a nurse during the 1918 influenza pandemic that...

Embracing digital minimalism

Reduce technology use to reduce anxiety and increase productivity. Takeaways: Technology can make us more productive, but it’s also distracting and cause stress and anxiety. ...

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