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Wellbeing

Positive placements

Isabella’s urging universities to provide tailored mental health support for students

Calling time on overworking

Working extra time at the end of each shift can have a detrimental effect on wellbeing

Five ways to combat compassion fatigue

Top tips on understanding and overcoming empathy-sapping exhaustion

A juggling act: managing your time effectively

Three active RCN members tell us how they juggle their professional and activist duties

How to cope with anxious moments

Strategies to stop challenging times having a longer-term impact

Healing with horses

Equine-assisted therapy offered Amanda a new way of dealing with traumas of the pandemic

How to wind down to sleep

Find out how you can you aid better sleep and what to do if you’re struggling to nod off at night

Step away from the screen

Managing mental wellbeing when working from home

Long COVID: the psychological toll

Dealing with the mental health impact of long-term COVID symptoms

Run for your life

Claire and Sharon explain how running helps their mental health

Get your apps together

We’ve found some of the best apps to make the most of your precious time

A second chance at nursing

Hannah's story of hope after mental illness

Back from the brink

How wild swimming helped Olivia recover from work-related anxiety and return to nursing

‘This isn’t about lack of resilience’

What’s meant by moral distress and why it’s nothing to be ashamed of

Reflective journal writing

Discover the wellbeing benefits of writing down your thoughts

How to: mindfulness meditation

Meditation helped Jessica through tough times during the pandemic

Your mental health and COVID-19

Daniel shares his tips for looking after your wellbeing during lockdown

Good food made easy

How to eat well even when work is overwhelming

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