Mindfulness and Nursing

Nursing is a job that requires you to stay particularly focussed for certain tasks. However, it is so easy to become distracted and begin to multitask. When your attention starts to fracture, you are more likely to make an error. Although errors are the worst that can happen, constantly running from one fire to the next can be hard on the nurse emotionally. Burnout, compassion fatigue, and depression are epidemic in the profession, and this is why. Nurses can all-to-easily lose touch with their body or their minds. They care so much for others that they forget to care for themselves. Read more