Archive for 'Fitness'

Beat the Stress: Workouts for Every Type of Day

Beat the Stress: Workouts for Every Type of Day

Although we all face the obstacles of busy schedules, family commitments, and fatigue when it comes to finding time to work out, nurses are in a unique situation. They work long shifts, often at night, and [...]

Yogic Cleansing Techniques to Ward Off Disease

Yogic Cleansing Techniques to Ward Off Disease

From a holistic perspective, disease is the result of imbalance in the body. The word literally means “not at ease”. When there is an imbalance of bacteria, stress, poor eating habits, etc., disease will occur. Although [...]

Quick Pick-Me-Ups: How to Boost Your Energy Naturally

Quick Pick-Me-Ups: How to Boost Your Energy Naturally

You trudge down the hall at work, but you don’t feel like you have the energy to go another step.  You are lucky if you got even four hours of sleep last night.  It doesn’t help [...]

Simple Yoga Exercises to Relieve Stress

Simple Yoga Exercises to Relieve Stress

Stress is something we all must face. It appears in many forms: work, family, bills, traffic, etc. There is simply no avoiding it. Yet it can wreak havoc on our health if we do not learn [...]

Motivation and Goal Setting for Nurses: Why You Need A Plan

Motivation and Goal Setting for Nurses: Why You Need A Plan

You are a nurse.  You work day in and day out.  You like your patients.  You like your job, but something is missing, something just seems out-of-place.  Maybe you are a licensed practical nurse, but have [...]

Top Five Weight Loss Mistakes Shift Workers Make

Top Five Weight Loss Mistakes Shift Workers Make

It’s no secret that nurses and other health care workers struggle more with weight than those with standard working hours. There have been numerous studies in the news that all suggest shift workers have the highest [...]

The Surprising Benefits of Yoga

The Surprising Benefits of Yoga

No one would blame you if you had a bad attitude about yoga. The last thing you want to do when you come off a tough shift on the floor is contort yourself into a pretzel [...]