Feeling Burned Out? Remember to Take Time for Yourself

Are you a nurse who’s feeling overworked this holiday season? Long hours and overtime can often lead to extreme mental and physical exhaustion for nursing professionals during the holidays. If you’re on the verge of burnout, here are some self-care practices to follow:

 

Work at your own pace.

If you’re just starting your career in nursing, you may be putting pressure on yourself to work quickly and keep up with more seasoned nurses at your facility. However, it’s far better to pace yourself on the job, so you don’t become overwhelmed and make unnecessary errors. By focusing on your own performance – rather than comparing yourself to others – you’ll be able to deliver the best patient care while keeping your confidence and energy levels high.

 

Get organized.

Getting organized can impact your mental health and well-being, from your work and personal schedule to your day-to-day responsibilities. If you struggle with staying organized, consider utilizing a calendar or to-do app on your phone to keep you on track with your commitments, responsibilities, and deadlines. By managing your time, you’ll feel more at ease both at work and home.

 


Related Post: Self-Care Isn’t Selfish! Tips for Nurses Dealing with Burnout


 

Think about what brings you fulfillment.

During times of stress, it’s easy to forget what brings you fulfillment and joy. However, reminding yourself about what’s rewarding about your job will help you refocus and shift your mindset to what matters most. Remember, every day, you’re making a difference in patients’ lives during their most challenging times. That’s something to celebrate and keep in mind on your toughest days.

 

If you feel drained, it’s time to make a change! With these self-care tips, you can take control of your health and well-being without neglecting your job.

 

Ready to work at your own pace?

Get in touch with BOS Medical and let our team assist with your job search! Or take less than a minute to submit your resume below!

 
By checking this box and submitting this form, I am giving my permission to BOS Medical Staffing to send me e-mail with new job opportunities and career news.


Please submit your resume in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. (1MB max)
Top Ways to Secure Well-Paid Seasonal RN Jobs

Top Ways to Secure Well-Paid Seasonal RN Jobs

Looking for flexible, high-paying nursing opportunities? Seasonal RN jobs could be your answer. These temporary roles meet increased healthcare needs…
Top Temporary Nurse Jobs: Find Your Next Opportunity Today!

Top Temporary Nurse Jobs: Find Your Next Opportunity Today!

Are you a nurse looking to balance your professional growth with personal commitments? Temporary nurse jobs offer the solution. This…
Find Your Fit: Top Opportunities in Temporary Nursing Aide Jobs

Find Your Fit: Top Opportunities in Temporary Nursing Aide Jobs

If you’re in search of temporary nursing aide jobs, you likely want to understand their benefits, how to find them,…