I love the variety of career options available as a nurse. With enough motivation, a nurse will be able to have a very dynamic career.
My father died quite suddenly when I was 17 years old. I saw nursing as a way to touch others lives in a positive way, during often traumatic times in their lives.
My advice for someone starting out
"Try different areas of clinical nursing until you find the one that fits you best. When you're ready for a change, don't hesitate to look outside of the clinical world - there's a lot of good you can do in industry, as well."
How I balance work and life
You must take care of YOU in order to fully care for others."
Be sure to exercise, eat right, take vacation time. If you're drained, you may not be able to support others in their times of need.
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