How to Bring Mindfulness to Bedside Nursing

How to Bring Mindfulness to Bedside Nursing

What is Mindfulness? MIND·FUL·NESS noun a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique. Nursing is all about therapeutic techniques. BUT nurses are all too often overwhelmed with tasks which bring their minds to a state of stress and anxiety. Overwhelm. Practicing mindfulness immediately helps to calm the anxious mind and make the nurse more present…