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    8 Dream Symbols That Point to Stress

    8 Dream Symbols That Point to Stress
    When I was a senior in high school, I had a recurring dream of my teeth falling out. I dreamt about my teeth just about every night for at least three weeks. Sometimes they’d fall out one at a time, sometimes all at once, but the worst was when they’d just start decaying in my mouth and crumble away. In one ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +2
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    10 Ways to Stay Healthy While on the Job

    10 Ways to Stay Healthy While on the Job
    You know the nursing drill-long hours, high demands, and stressful situations leave you feeling accomplished, fulfilled, and...exhausted! You may feel like there's just no time in the work day to take care of your number one patient: yourself. Although the work you do for others is amazing, it is important to give yourself the same attention! Here are 10 ways to ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +22
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    Delicious Foods That Will Give You Great Skin

    Delicious Foods That Will Give You Great Skin
    How many times have we all heard the expression “you are what you eat”? When it comes to reaching our fitness goals, this is definitely a principle to live by. Loading up on carbs, consuming fatty foods, and not minding the caloric content of food can lead to disastrous results as far as our weight is concerned. The same principle applies ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +1
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    11 Dieting Truths That May Surprise You

    11 Dieting Truths That May Surprise You
    In today's non-stop media environment, there's certainly no dearth of tips, advice, and gimmicks for weight loss. Advertisements tell you how to “Lose thirty pounds in thirty days!” TV infomercials claim that you can “Eat what you want and still lose weight!” And magazine headlines claim it's easy to “Lose one jean size every seven days!” But anyone who's tried to ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +3
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    10 Stress-Relief Tips On and Off the Shift

    10 Stress-Relief Tips On and Off the Shift
    How many times have you complained about stress only to have someone make the half-hearted suggestion “Go get a massage.” Not that massages aren’t great, but who has the time? There have to be other options out there for nurses to shake off stress! We asked experts and you, our readers, for some great ideas for beating stress, and your ideas, ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +1
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    What Your Workout Choices Say About You

    What Your Workout Choices Say About You
    What you wear says a lot about you, as does where you buy your groceries (yuppie Whole Foods shopper or Waldbaum’s bargain hunter?), how you commute to work (conscientious cycler or SUV gas guzzler?), and even what you order for lunch (disciplined salad muncher or zest-for-life pasta fiend?). It’s the little things that draw the biggest pictures of our personality. So ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rate This
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    High-Calorie Condiments (and Healthier Alternatives)

    High-Calorie Condiments (and Healthier Alternatives)
    I just had a healthy-eating wake-up call. After purchasing a few sessions with a trainer at my gym, I started writing down what I was eating. When I proudly showed up with my dutifully recorded log of healthy meals, I was expecting praise and maybe even a congratulatory high-five for my smart eating choices. After Sarah, my trainer, quickly tracked her ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Healthy Eating Habits Inspired by Natalie Portman

    Healthy Eating Habits Inspired by Natalie Portman
    Oscar nominee Natalie Portman has been a strict vegetarian her whole life and strongly believes in animal rights. Being a vegetarian involves following a diet that includes fruits, vegetables, cereal grains, nuts and seeds, with or without dairy products or eggs. Vegetarians do not eat meat products such as game, poultry or seafood. Below are five ways vegetarianism can improve your ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    The Dangers of Prepackaged Food in Nursing

    The Dangers of Prepackaged Food in Nursing
    They snuck up on us. They—the prepackaged foods—entered our stores and our homes slowly at first…and before we knew it, they tried to take over. Those shiny packages whispered, "Resistance is futile. We're quick, we're easy, we're what you want…." Starting as frozen TV dinners in the 1950s—those plastic-tasting foods in foil trays—prepackaged foods have morphed into gourmet pizzas and finger-food ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Top 10 Heart Healthy Foods for Nurses

    [photo:184833] Okay, enough with the “no-nos” and “hands off” items in our diets. We know what we shouldn’t be eating. How about the yummy foods we can eat and—bonus!—are heart healthy? To narrow it down even further, what can busy nurses eat while on the go? Here are our top 10 faves.Check 'em out >> Featured Author: SCRUBS MAGAZINE Scrubs Magazine ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Top 10 Sleep Tips for Nurses

    Top 10 Sleep Tips for Nurses
    It’s a simple prescription really: You get up, go about your day or shift, go home, wind down and then go to sleep; repeat daily. But if you’re one of the nearly 10 percent of Americans who report having chronic insomnia or one of more than 25 percent who have occasional trouble sleeping, getting that shut-eye is anything but easy. These ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +3
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    The Pros and Cons of Health Cleanses

    The Pros and Cons of Health Cleanses
    At the start of 2011, countless men and women vowed not to budget better or volunteer more, but to shed the last of their holiday pounds and start the new year off on a healthier note. And in an attempt to fulfill that resolution more quickly, many of them will turn to extreme dieting methods like juice fasts and cleanses, which ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    5 Tips to Make Any Job Less Stressful

    5 Tips to Make Any Job Less Stressful
    Stress is inevitable. But the debilitating strain of chronic work stress is not, even if you're in an inherently stressful profession. In fact, learning to manage your stress is likely to improve your career, according to career coach Julie Jansen, the author of "You Want Me to Work With Who? Eleven Keys to a Stress-Free, Satisfying, and Successful Work Life--No Matter ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    5 Age-Fighting Power Foods and Nutrients

    [photo:182857] As nurses, we’ve all come across a few patients who look nowhere near their age—and we’d love to know their secret. In a bid to look great and keep ourselves healthy, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with so much “stuff” out there. Even nurses can have a tough time with the pitches and claims! In order to help you make ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rate This
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    WINNER of NursingLink's Spa Day for the Holidays Contest

    WINNER of NursingLink's Spa Day for the Holidays Contest
    Announcing the WINNER of the Spa Day for the Holidays Contest! A few months ago, we asked NursingLink users: Why do YOU deserve a day at the spa? After reading every one of the thoughtful, touching, and inspiring messages, we've finally come to a decision. It wasn't easy; there were so many great entries to choose from! Nurses have it tough, ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +2
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    5 Ways to Lose Weight For Nurses

    5 Ways to Lose Weight For Nurses
    Most of the nurses I have had the pleasure of working with share a common theme in regards to weight loss. They all are very aware of their health risks, and wish they could do something about it, but they simply don’t have the time. It’s usually the full-time job of additional (and usually needed) over-time, or the full-time job that ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Light Roast vs. Dark Roast Coffee: Which Has More Caffeine?

    Light Roast vs. Dark Roast Coffee: Which Has More Caffeine?
    Millions of Americans begin each morning with a cup of coffee. Some people are coffee connoisseurs, obsessing over the origin of the bean and the method of brewing while shunning any additives that would adulterate the natural flavor; other people just grab whatever’s available and dump in loads of milk and sugar. Besides the bean itself, the biggest factors that influence ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Confessions of a Sugar Addict

    Confessions of a Sugar Addict
    I have a story to share today about being a sugar addict! Truth is always better than fiction when getting a point across in my opinion. It's because one can relate to the human struggles, and hopefully learn from the mistakes made. My story starts with CELEBRATION! Kelly, my 27 year old daughter, just finished nursing school. Yep! She finally decided ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +2
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    6 (Semi) Healthy Foods That Get a Bad Rap

    6 (Semi) Healthy Foods That Get a Bad Rap
    For years, nutrition advice could be summed up something like this: If you like eating or drinking (fill in the blank), it’s bad for you. Health experts blacklisted sugar, butter, chocolate, coffee, alcohol, and eggs. The Grim Reaper, it seemed, doubled as tiramisu cake. So we abstained from these forbidden foods or flagellated ourselves while indulging in them. No longer! Researchers ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Can You Fake Yourself Happy?

    Can You Fake Yourself Happy?
    Today is a particularly frustrating day for you; in fact, you might even categorize it as a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. (Okay, maybe you’re having a great day, but for the sake of the story, just go with me.) In this situation, you have one of two choices: wallow in misery and let your grumpy mood fester, or ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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