HEALTH & WELLNESS

Dealing with the stress of nursing, or looking for help to reach your fitness goal? NurseZone's wellness articles will help you clear your mind, find the right work/life balance, and improve your chances for good health. Try these popular articles and resources to find what you need for personal wellness.

How to Stay Energized Throughout Your Nursing Shift
August 26, 2013 - Working a 12-hour shift is challenging in any field, and nurses specifically must deal with physical, emotional and relational stressors that can deplete their energy more than many other workers.

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Easy, Healthy Recipes (Five Ingredients or Less!)

March 12, 2012 - Over the last three articles in our health series, we went through my three-part plan:  first, reduce stress to put an end to out-of-control appetite and cravings.

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Revamp the Way You're Exercising

 March 6, 2012 In part two of our health series, I gave you my key eating tips to keep your weight down and energy up. Now it’s time to revamp

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Revamp the Way You’re Eating

February 23, 2012 - In the first article in this series, we talked about managing stress. Without those constant cravings caused by stress, it is so much easier to eat a more healthful diet!

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Reduce Your Stress

February 16, 2012 - It wasn’t until I turned 40 ten years ago, and hit my wall, that I began searching for the answer to why we tend to gain weight and lose energy as we age. I knew I was constantly stressed--I was a medical malpractice trial attorney, wife, mother and stepmom--but it took several years of intense research before I realized that all those nasty changes we attribute to aging were mainly caused by unrelenting stress.

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Heart Month: What Matters in Preventing and Managing Chronic Diseases

February 3, 2011 – With more than 80 million people in the United States living with some form of heart disease, 5.3 million with Alzheimer’s and 46 million with arthritis, it is easy to believe that such chronic diseases are an inevitable part of aging.

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