Nursing is certainly one of the busiest professions. Not only do we work our own shifts, often we are asked to cover for our colleagues. Making shift switches, working overtime and coming in for on-call can add to the time you spend on the job. How can a busy nurse have a life when constantly at work?
Many nurses may want to run for the hills when they hear the term ‘work life balance’. Before you stop reading this post, I do want to put you at ease. Balance certainly is something we may never fully achieve. And guess what? That is OK, even normal. In reality, balance is something we are continuously working to maintain. Continue reading