Self-Care Restorative | > 10min

Episode 1 – Setting Boundaries

In today’s fast-paced world, it’s easy to neglect our own well-being while caring for others. This is especially true for those working as nurses and midwives, where the demands can be overwhelming.

In this episode Clare Cable, Chief Executive and Nurse Director of the Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland is joined by Hilda Campbell MBE, QNIS Honorary Fellow and CEO for Cope Scotland.

Hilda shares her self-care and mindfulness journey and how it has enabled her to handle stressful days and situations much better than she was. There’s also plenty of advice on ways to make self-care part of your day. It should be just like brushing your teeth!

Key Takeaways

  • Self-care is not selfish but essential for you to prevent burnout and maintain your physical and mental well-being.
  • Incorporating mindfulness techniques can help manage stress levels
  • Small self-care practices such as taking breaks, taking part in your hobbies outside of work and seeking support when you need it can make a big difference in maintaining your overall well-being.
  • By implementing these self-care strategies, you can enhance your resilience, reduce stress levels, and ultimately deliver better patient outcomes.


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