Nursing is a highly stressful profession. Stress can impede nurses’ ability to work effectively leading to workplace errors, burnout and nurses leaving the profession. Self-care activities can help promote the mental and physical health of nurses thereby enabling them to better cope with stress. Self-care activities include self-compassion, mindfulness, general healthy habits such as quality sleep, a balanced healthy diet, regular exercise, attending to one’s basic needs to list a few. Self-care must become inherent to nurses to equip them to better care for others.
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Khumjanbeni Murry. Nurses and Self-Care. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2022; 12(2):251-3. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00054
Khumjanbeni Murry. Nurses and Self-Care. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2022; 12(2):251-3. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00054 Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-12-2-23
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