Achieving Work-Life Balance During the Holidays

Halloween is over and the holidays are rapidly approaching. In addition to the normal wear and tear of the stress the holidays inflict, for nurses you can double the effects. Sick people don’t take holidays and can be even more demanding and challenging this time of the year.

As first responders, you know the drill. If you’re lucky to have seniority and a well-staffed company, you might be able to pull rank and get some extra time off. However, for the majority this will not be the case. Overtime is plentiful and often mandatory for the holidays.

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