Wellness Wednesday – Nurse Lauren’s Most Popular Posts
Hi there, Nurse Lauren here with your Wellness Wednesday tips! It’s been four years since I started writing these Wellness Wednesday tips. We’ve talked about a lot of topics from nutrition, to exercise, to sleep and important ideas for self care. In preparation for today’s post, I took a trip down memory lane looking at everything I’ve written since I started in January of 2019. That gave me the idea to share the Nurse Lauren posts that you the readers have enjoyed and read the most over the years. So here are the 10 most popular Wellness Wednesday posts!
#10 – Wellness Wednesday – Nurses on HealthcareNOW Radio
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#9 – Wellness Wednesday – Keep it Moving with Nurse Lauren
Do you have a job that requires you to sit…all…day…long? If you are reading this right now – you are already taking a break from your work – so why not take a break and do some exercise!
#8 – Wellness Wednesday – Nurse Lauren’s Picks for Healthy Smoothies
I love to make a good smoothie when the weather is nice. They are refreshing and if made with the right ingredients, can be healthy too! Gather up some fruits and veggies, take your blender off that top shelf, and let’s make some delicious healthy smoothies!
#7 – Wellness Wednesday – Stress Awareness with Nurse Lauren
Paying attention to your well-being is just as vital to your overall health as exercise and nutrition. And as you read this post – you will find out that these things are also closely related! As I always say, prevention, not treatment is the best course of action. Let’s talk about how to cope with stress and why this is so important for your health.
#6 – Wellness Wednesday – Healthy Heart Exercises with Nurse Lauren
This post is from February, also known as Heart Month. It’s true that February makes you think of candy hearts and heart shaped balloons, but having a healthy heart is serious. If you want to actually grow old and be healthy with the one for whom you are buying Valentines, then keep reading!
#5 – Wellness Wednesday – The Importance of Sleep with Nurse Lauren
I don’t know about you- but after working the night shift all last week, a good night’s sleep has not been in the cards for me! Sleeping is key to your health and well-being. Creating healthy sleep habits or sleep hygiene, as it is sometimes called, is an essential part of living a healthy life. Being consistent and creating a relaxing atmosphere are two ways to start ensuring you are getting the sleep you need. Remember to “power down” and avoid electronics for at least an hour before you go to sleep. This will help you fall asleep faster and improve the quality of your sleep.
#4 – Wellness Wednesday – National Eating Healthy Day with Nurse Lauren
National Eating Healthy Day which is celebrated the first Wednesday every November. I know we all have a packed schedule from morning to night and that often makes eating well challenging. Today I’m sharing with you my tips and an infographic on what a day of healthy eating looks like and how to achieve it!
#3 – Why You Need a Wellness Wednesday with Nurse Lauren
I love that my most popular post is the one that talks about why Wellness Wednesdays are important! It’s always important to take a moment and check in on you. Thinking about your overall wellness – physical and emotional – will help you make healthy choices.
#2 – Wellness Wednesday – Nurse Self Care with Nurse Lauren
I’m glad to see that Nurse Self Care is one of my most popular posts! It’s so important for nurses to take care of themselves since we are charged with taking care of so many others. Check out this post for my fun infographic describes 5 top self care strategies that nurses can do. Share this post with the nurse in your life.
And my most popular Wellness Wednesday post is…
#1 – Wellness Wednesday – Nutrition Tips with Nurse Lauren
In this post I chat about what it means to eat healthy. How do I know if I am eating healthy? What are the five food groups? What will happen to my body if I don’t eat healthy? These are a few questions I answer in this post. While many people start to change eating habits while on a diet, or to lose weight, remember that eating right should be a lifestyle choice.
I hope enjoyed checking out my most read Wellness Wednesday posts. This is Nurse Lauren, contributor of NursesNOW, signing off.