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Time management tips for beating stress

Everything comes down to time management. You have to make sure there is enough time for your job, your significant other, your family, your friends, taking the kids to soccer practice and ballet lessons, the dog has to go to the vet, and somewhere in between all of that you are supposed to breathe and have time for yourself. In all this commotion, it can be hard to remain calm and stress free, especially for busy nurse managers struggling to keep track of other staff members and daily tasks. Exhausting!

Here are some helpful tips to remember while trying to manage your time and remain stress free:

What is it that works best for you to maintain a healthy balance between work and home? Have you developed your own checklist or mantra in your facility? If you found yourself in a stressful situation, do you have a support group or ritual that you use?