Jan 9, 2017
New Year’s Resolution ideas for nurses that are easily achievable.
Okay, so technically we are a week late – or maybe we’re right on time. After all, most people have given up on their New Year’s Resolution by January 7th, so we’re here to get you back on the saddle.
It’s the same story every year: on January 1st we set some lofty goals to better ourselves for the new year, only to quickly give up on them for a variety of reasons. Maybe they are too difficult, maybe we don’t have the time, but more often than not, we simply give up on them once the initial motivation fades.
Don’t get me wrong – I’m all for setting goals and having high aspirations. But if you’re depending solely on a rather meaningless tradition to keep you on track for achieving your goals, you’re bound to be disappointed eventually. So if you’re one of the many nurses who have already given up on your New Year’s Resolution, it’s time to alter your vision of what exactly a New Year’s Resolution should be. It’s not too late to start a new resolution, this time with a more simple and achievable goal.
Here are some relatively simple New Year’s Resolution ideas for nurses that are easily attainable, but will still go a long way towards bettering yourself in 2017.
- Get involved with a professional nursing organization or networking service.
- Read at least 1 nursing-related book.
- Do not be pushed into giving up your time off. You need it.
- Go out of your way to volunteer and help mentor a younger nurse.
- Take your FULL lunch break whenever possible.
Have any other great ideas that we didn’t mention? We’d love to hear them! Send us your resolutions on Facebook or Twitter using the hashtag #NewYearsNursingResolution and we’ll pass them along to all of our followers!
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