Hi guys, welcome to Nursing.org. My name is Caroline Porter Thomas from the YouTube channel EmpoweRN. So this is our second video in our Nursing Burnout series. If you haven’t seen the first one yet, don’t worry, we can put the link below for you so you can watch that.
So in this video, we’re talking about ways to prevent nursing burnouts. And so one of the best tips that I have is to really own, love, and master where you are. So what I see a lot of nurses do is they do their work, they’re not very happy, but they try to think of ways that they can escape their current job. And I say escape specifically, because that’s essentially what they’re trying to do. There’s even a term in nursing that means “escape the bedside”, which means that nurses are trying to pretty much do anything and everything to get away from bedside care.
Now by no means am I trying to say that you should stay at job that you don’t like, or stay in a place where you’re not being treated fairly. I’m not saying anything like that, but what I am trying to say is this. That there’s a different way to look at things. Where you may visualize yourself going, thinking that it might be better, you’re always going to have problems. But if you can handle the problems where you are now, then you can be a lot happier when you do you end up at that other place.
So what I usually try to do is I usually try to, what I call, master and love where I am. What that means is I try to find the absolute most wonderful things that are going on in my daily life, at my daily current position. And then from that, it’s almost like I have a different lens on and I can look out into the world with loving eyes, and see different ways that I can grow. So it’s just a different way of looking at things and I think for me, it makes me feel a lot better, makes me feel a lot calmer, and I don’t know, it just makes my future seem a lot brighter.Show Full Transcript
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