Money Advice for New Nurses

As healthcare professionals, we tend to focus on physical and mental well-being, forgetting another essential type of health– financial health! As a new nurse, one of the greatest things I learned is how to set myself up for the future by making smart money decisions. Now, as you begin your journey into the field of […]

The First Job Checklist for New-Grad Nurses

Your first job as a new grad nurse can be many things… eye-opening, exciting, humbling, or just terrifying! We all come from different backgrounds and with different experiences that contribute to how our first nursing job will go. One thing I learned through my nurse residency is that whether you start out on a med-surg […]

Nursing Humor to Help You Survive Your Monday

  Mondays are the worst! Getting out of bed feels twice as hard. Nine times out of ten, it is probably overcast and rainy. Noone is happy. Plus, you have to listen to everyone else complain about how Mondays suck…  I’m here to do my part in making it all better. Here’s a list of my […]

Think F.A.S.T.: Recognizing a Stroke

More than 795,000 people in the U.S. have a stroke every year. Out of these cases, approximately 140,000 Americans won’t survive. -Centers for Disease Control and Prevention A stroke is a medical emergency occurring when blood flow to the brain stops. There are two ways this can happen. The most common is an ischemic stroke, which makes up about […]

The Great Pumpkin (Seed)

Halloween is one of the most underrated holidays out there. It has it all- fall weather, parties, scary movies, haunted houses, candy. Oh and I forgot one thing… pumpkin! Whether you carve your pumpkins or keep them intact as porch decorations (what are you, a monster?), don’t let those seeds go to waste. Pumpkin seeds […]