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How To Shorten The Long Distance Parenting Gap
Long distance parenting can be equally as difficult for parents as it can be for children. Being tucked in at bedtime and pancakes in the morning are the routines our kids get accustomed to spending with us. Thankfully new technology allows us to stay in touch with the people we love better than ever- even as if they are right near us.
July 1, 2014
RN Travel Tips to Keep Your Fitness Routine
What is the most challenging part of being a travel nurse? One answer is probably finding ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle. As a nurse, you know that fitness is an important part of that formula. Between travel and working shifts, it takes a little ingenuity to practice effective fitness on the road. Consider some ways you can manage to get exercise no matter where work takes you.
June 26, 2014
Four Ways to Freshen Up Tired Skin
Everyone wants to look and feel like a million bucks. Long nursing shifts can sometimes undermine your efforts to look your best each day. Your skin can start looking tired – especially around the eyes – after a long day or at the end of a long week. Keeping your skin looking and feeling better isn't as difficult or time-consuming as you might think.
June 19, 2014
3 Healthy, Energizing Breakfasts for On the Go
When I'm preparing for a long day shift at work, one of the key things I do to get ready is to eat a healthy, energizing breakfast. And because I don't want to wake up any earlier than I need to, I choose a breakfast that is easy to eat on my way to work, or even to finish at work during the morning.
June 17, 2014
Spring Time Must Sees for California Travel Assignments
From sun drenched, golden sand beaches to the majestic mountains in its northern regions, there are too many must sees for California bound travel nurses to mention them all here. However, whether you want to see the sights of glitzier and nostalgic Golden state or experience its natural wonders, springtime brings forth the best sightseeing weather of the year statewide.
June 10, 2014
Seven Songs to Lift Your Mood and Tap Your Toes
In the song Trench Town Rock, the late reggae star Bob Marley sings that "One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain." It's a sentiment we all can relate to at the end of a shift when head, feet and emotions are weary. Music can be powerfully soothing -- an idea reinforced by a British neuroscientist's current studies of music's positive impact on brain functions. Based on Dr.
June 5, 2014
Three Ways to Make New Friends On the Road
Moving from one assignment to the next as a traveling nurse means starting from scratch forming new friendships and relationships. Getting to know a whole new set of people in your workplace is easy enough because you spend so much time there. Outside of work, it can feel daunting to make new friends. Pursuing friendships is worth the effort, however, because they enrich your life.
June 3, 2014
What to Pack for a Spring Travel Assignment in New York
Part of the fun of being a travel nurse is experiencing different cultures. With each new location, however, comes distinctive climates and environments to manage. If you are heading to Michigan during the winter months, packing for cold and snow is a no brainier. New York in the springtime is a little more challenging. What are the right spring clothes for New York?
May 28, 2014