Four Reasons Why Gratitude Matters to Nurses (And Five Ways to Practice)

A sense of gratitude is something a nurse should have.

In this modern age of instant gratification and constant innovation, many often fail to appreciate the good that comes from stopping and smelling the roses; missing on being grateful for what is now is like missing on a big piece of happiness.

The nursing profession has its own unique perks and wonders, true, but no nurse will deny that it can be so stressful and will at times push you to your limits. Every bit of happiness counts when you’re in a highly demanding occupation, and a positive mindset can make all the difference between a happy career and a quick burnout.

So how can gratitude help make a difference to a nurse?

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