Wellness Wednesday – Nurse Lauren’s Most Popular Posts
Hi there, Nurse Lauren here with your Wellness Wednesday tips! It’s been three and a half 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 2018. 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 5 most popular Wellness Wednesday posts!
#5 – Wellness Wednesday – Staying Healthy this Summer with Nurse Lauren
This post was written last summer in the heigh of the COVID19 pandemic, so make sure to follow current CDC guidelines regarding social distancing, but the rest of the tips are a great way to stay healthy in 2021 and beyond!
#4 – Wellness Wednesday – Heart Rates with Nurse Lauren
Check out this post all about heart rates to answer these questions: What is your heart rate? What’s the difference between your heart rate and your pulse? Why is physical activity important? What is the difference between heart rate and blood pressure?
#3 – 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.
#2 – Wellness Wednesday – Nurse Self Care with Nurse Lauren
I’m glad to see that Nurse Self Care is my second most popular post! 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.