Date Published: August 4, 2018
A successful school year is fueled by a healthy student! Are you taking the right steps to keep your health a priority this school year? We’re sharing some helpful advice in caring for your brain and body.
Keep Your Brain Sharp
Believe it or not, there are ways to keep your brain healthy, from challenging your mind to getting ample sleep. Not only will making brain health a priority benefit you now in your studies, but it will also benefit you in the long run in avoiding diseases like Alzheimer’s and dementia. Get the full scoop from our friends at NASM in this article, 5 Tips for a Fit and Healthy Brain.
Fuel Your Body and Mind with Study Snacks
What’s one of the many perks of studying? Well, study snacks, of course. As you take on nursing school, snack appropriately. Certain foods will not only help energize your body but will also help keep your mind sharp. BoardVitals shares 6 Best Study Snacks for Optimal Retention.
Take Breaks with a Purpose: Boost Your Energy
A quick workout goes a long way. Not only does it help break up your studying, it can also boost your energy, improve brain health and put you in a better mood (and who doesn’t need that in the middle of a major study session). PopSugar Fitness shares 5-Minute Workouts that are the perfect break for any study session, in between classes or when you wake up in the morning.
Take Care of Your Body when Helping Others
As you make your way through nursing school, one of the most exciting things you will do is start your clinicals. This patient care experience will prepare you for life as a new nurse. As you embark on the clinical journey, you may encounter transporting a patient. This routine maneuver is one that is important to do correctly so that you do not end up hurting yourself. Take a look at this step-by-step guide for How to Transport a Patient.