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3-Minute Turnover - December 2018 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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D E C E M B E R 2 0 1 8 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y. N E T • 2 3 T here is nothing sadder than surgeons and nurses who work really hard, but don't take care of themselves. Sound familiar? We spend every day in the service of others, but sometimes neglect to care for ourselves. Here are 8 things you can do today to enhance your mind, body and spirit. Exercise when you can. OK, so the pedometer on your fancy watch says you've met your goal, but what about increasing your strength? Here's the solution: do some wall sits. Stand with your back flat against the wall and feet on the ground, shoulder-width apart, about 2 feet from the wall. Slide down the wall until your bent 1 8 Steps to Make Self-Care Part of Your Routine Simple practices to keep yourself on your priority list. Self-care Lisa Ertle, BA, RN • HOME GYM No time to exercise? You can do wall sits or pushups at the nurses station. Lisa Ertle, BA, RN

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