WEEK ONE: Self-Care
Discover tips, tools and resources to encourage self-care during week one of nurses month, a month long celebration of nurses and the art of nursing.
Move Your Body, Clear Your Mind
Each month, Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation brings you a new challenge with daily tips to improve your health and wellness. Join us for this month’s Move Your Body, Clear Your Mind challenge, sponsored by Humana. Take advantage of the changing season to refresh and recharge. Incorporate more movement into your day with the goal of a clearer mind. The challenge starts May 1st, but you can join at any time. Register today!
Top Self-Care Tips for Nurses
Find out how nurses like you achieve a healthy work-life balance, stay emotionally resilient during uncertain times, make self-care a priority, and much more. Capella University has gathered the useful webinars, blogs and vlogs in one place. Check it out!
Support Nurses for the Vital Role They Play
Show your appreciation and supply needed resources for nurses. The American Nurses Foundation funds resources and programs to help nurses stay mentally, physically, and emotionally healthy so they can keep helping patients heal. Donate or text your donation to 20222. Text THANKS to donate $50. Text CARE to donate $25. Text RN to donate $10. Confirm when prompted.
Make Your Well-Being Priority #1
As the COVID-19 pandemic subsides, nurses continue to struggle with stress and other impacts both in and out of the workplace. The Well-Being Initiative from the American Nurses Foundation offers a wide array of tools and resources for your mental health. See our resources to help support your well-being.
Nurse Suicide Prevention
The nursing profession is fertile soil for risk factors of suicide. If you, or someone you know, is considering suicide, don’t wait. Find the help and resources you need on the Nurse Suicide Prevention and Resilience website. Suicide is preventable! Learn what you can do.
Nurses Obesity Network
Launched in 2022, the Nurses Obesity Network offers strategies and resources for better weight management and treatment. Find new approaches and tools to empower yourself and your patients on a journey toward better health. Learn more.
National Nurses Day
Saturday, May 6 is National Nurses Day! Join us on social media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram) to be part of the celebration and show your nurse pride. Use hashtags #ANANursesMonth, #YouMakeA Difference and #ThankANurse2023
Moodfit – Tools for Your Mental Health
Access free tools and insights to improve how you feel. The Moodfit app offers everything from gratitude journals and breathing exercises to thought records and sleep nutrition – customized for you. Thanks to an American Nurses Foundation grant, it’s all free. Learn more and sign up at getmoodfit.com/anf
Practicing gratitude can improve your physical and mental health. But how do you get started? This 9-part mini-series features simple ways to infuse more gratitude into your daily life. Listen here or on your favorite streaming service.
Mary Eliza Mahoney
Born May 7, 1879, Mary Eliza Mahoney was the first black woman to graduate from an American school of nursing. She led a life dedicated to the well-being of women and children while working to improve access to education and the nursing practice for nurses of color who followed in her footsteps. Join us for our newest lecture series, Service for Humanity: The Life of Mary Eliza Mahoney.
Week 1: Self-Care is brought to you by Capella University