NCLEX-Nurse-Prep

Motivation: IT IS TEMPORARY

Motivation: IT IS TEMPORARY Mo·ti·va·tion Noun: The reason or reasons one has for acting or behaving in a particular way. Simple enough…. except that it is not. Apply this to yourself: The reason or reasons you have for acting or behaving in a particular way. What is motivating you in Nursing School? What is motivating you to study for your …

Motivation: THE HARD TRUTH

Mo·ti·va·tion noun The reason or reasons one has for acting or behaving in a particular way. Seems simple enough…… except that motivation is anything but simple. Let’s unpack that: The reason or reasons one has for acting or behaving in a particular way. Hmmmm…… This translates into “your why” – What is the end game? What is your goal? If …

Thoughts Become Things

Thoughts Become Things Sit with that phrase for a moment, future Nurse. Thoughts. Become. Things. Now, reflect: What are you thinking? What are you telling yourself? What have you thought about yourself and your potential throughout Nursing school? What do you think about yourself and your future career as a Nurse? What are you thinking and saying to yourself as …

NURSE: It’s UNDEFINABLE

NURSE: ((noun)): A person trained to care for the sick or infirm, especially in a hospital. REALLY?!?!?!? That’s IT?!?!?!? How about: NURSE: ((noun)): A person trained to live a life of selflessness in the service of others. One who works with their heart and their hands from a place of evidence and non-judgement. One who sacrifices themselves in times of …

The Most Important Meal of the Day: FEED YOUR SOUL!

Are you starving your soul? If you’re a nursing student or a nurse in clinical practice, there’s a good chance you are. Nurses are highly skilled in the areas of love, compassion, empathy, & BURNOUT! Feeding your soul is not the same as feeding your spirit. Feeding your spirit is most often associated with religion or religious relationships. Feeding your …

Emotions are VIRULENT

No matter the emotion: Shock. Fear. Excitement. Sadness. Surprise. Joy. Disgust. Stress. Awe. Positivity. The adrenaline in the trauma room when a patient is coding. The sadness in the palliative room when a patient is dying. The joy in the birthing room when a baby is born. Excitement over working with your fave co-workers for the next twelve. Anxiety over …

The Art of Nursing: The Canvas of YOU

You may think you are the artist- creating a masterpiece of experiences that come together to mould your artform of nursing. You may think some of your experiences haunt you; but they don’t haunt; they guide you. You are the canvas; not the artist. Others are moulding you. Patients have left their imprints on you as a nurse. You are …