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6 Months of Nurses Supporting Nurses

6 Months of Nurses Supporting Nurses

Today, I am celebrating 6 months of Nurses Supporting Nurses! 6 months ago, I wanted a way to help my fellow…

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Amazon Essentials for the Nursing Student

Amazon Essentials for the Nursing Student

It's that time of year- back to school! I know nursing school is such an exciting and overwhelming time! Today,…

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Caring for your mental health as a nursing student

Caring for your mental health as a nursing student

Nursing school talks about the importance of studying, doing your best in clinical, never being late- all the ways to…

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Self Care: A necessity to preventing burn out

Self Care: A necessity to preventing burn out

If I'm honest, I don't really care for the word burn out. I have experienced burn out many times over…

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Past Blog Posts for Nursing Students!

Past Blog Posts for Nursing Students!

Hello! If you are reading this and you are a nursing student- Congratulations! Started nursing school is a HUGE accomplishment!…

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New to Practice Nurse Support Group

New to Practice Nurse Support Group

Hello! I hope your week is off to a good start! I am excited to announce the newest offering from Nurses…

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Roe v Wade Overturned: Actionable Steps & Resources

Roe v Wade Overturned: Actionable Steps & Resources

Friday, we received the devastating news SCOTUS overturned Roe v Wade- setting up for multiple state to severely restrict or…

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Happy CNA Week 2022!

Happy CNA Week 2022!

Happy CNA week to all the CNAs, STNAs, HHAs, PCTs, and any other title for the amazing work of being…

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One Line a Day Communication: Text Support Line

One Line a Day Communication: Text Support Line

  I am proud to introduce the newest offering of support from Nurses Supporting Nurses, our "One Line a Day Communication:…

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PLN Blog’s 6th Anniversary!

PLN Blog’s 6th Anniversary!

I'm excited to share today is the 6th anniversary of the blog! Hard to believe I have been writing on…

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Recent Post on the Blog- 3/25/22

Recent Post on the Blog- 3/25/22

Hello, friends! Happy Friday! It feels so good to be spending more time in my little corner of the internet…

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Self Care & Reflection

Self Care & Reflection

Journaling One of the things I have been doing on my mental health healing journey is journaling. I'll admit I'm…

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My Nursing Journey- CNA to BSN

My Nursing Journey- CNA to BSN

CNA TWELVE years ago (Oh my that's hard to believe) I was in my last semester of high school and…

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Tips for the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Tips for the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

This post is written for the CNAs but it also is a great resource for CNA students, new nurses and…

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Preparing for Senior Practicum

Preparing for Senior Practicum

It's that time of year where I know many nursing students are preparing to begin their senior practicum. At my…

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PLN’s 100th Blog Post!

PLN’s 100th Blog Post!

Today we are celebrating Peace Love Nursing 100th Blog Post! It's hard to believe I have had this blog for…

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Nurses Supporting Nurses: Support Group

Nurses Supporting Nurses: Support Group

I am excited to share that I will be facilitating a support group for nurses! The past 2 plus years…

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Self Care Wednesday: Read a Book or a Blog

Self Care Wednesday: Read a Book or a Blog

Happy Hump Day! Today's self care activity is to read a book or a blog. I encourage you to read…

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Virtual Valentine 2022

Virtual Valentine 2022

Happy Valentine's Day! I Love Nurses It wouldn't be Valentine's Day on Peace Love Nursing if I didn't talk about…

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Valentine’s Self Care Week

Valentine’s Self Care Week

Hello! Happy Saturday! I hope everyone had a good week. Let's be honest, I say it a lot, but the past…

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Black Nurses Leaders- Black History Month

Black Nurses Leaders- Black History Month

February is Black History Month and we are celebrating it today on the blog by discussing three influential Black nurses…

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A Merry Little Christmas- 2020

A Merry Little Christmas- 2020

Hello, friends! It's really hard to believe Christmas is just a few short days away. I know Christmas is filled…

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Hometown Newspaper Article + Weekend Happenings

Hometown Newspaper Article + Weekend Happenings

Hello, friends! I hope you all are doing well. I woke up Friday morning to something really cool! I was featured…

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Tips for Success in Online Classes

Tips for Success in Online Classes

Happy first week of school to everyone heading back to the grind this week! 2020 has definitely been the whirlwind…

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How Are You Doing? Mental, Emotional, Physical Health Check-In

How Are You Doing? Mental, Emotional, Physical Health Check-In

One of my favorite healthy living/lifestyle bloggers Brittany from A Healthy Slice of Life shared a post Monday with a health check…

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Happy CNA Week! 2020

Happy CNA Week! 2020

Thank you to all the CNA, HHA, PCT, STNA, and PCAs out there! Happy CNA (Certified Nursing Assistance) Week! Thank…

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Happy Valentine’s Day! 10 reason I LOVE Nursing

Happy Valentine’s Day! 10 reason I LOVE Nursing

Happy Valentine's Day! I know some people think it's corny or a "fake" holiday, but I always have had a…

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Influential Nurses- Celebrating Black History Month

Influential Nurses- Celebrating Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, I am sharing three nurses who contributed greatly to the nursing profession. These nurses,…

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Nurse Burn Out: Pt 2

Nurse Burn Out: Pt 2

In my bachelors program I did a lot of research papers and my final capstone on nurse burn out and…

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Q&A: RN to BSN program

Q&A: RN to BSN program

Hello! I have officially been back to blogging consistently for a month and I have to say it feels good…

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Burn Out & Journey to Recovery

Burn Out & Journey to Recovery

I love nursing. Becoming a nurse is one of the best decisions I have ever made. I love my fellow…

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Three Tips for Nursing School

Three Tips for Nursing School

It's that time of year- where a new semester begins and the hustle and bustle of school is underway. Although…

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When you don’t get the “dream job”

When you don’t get the “dream job”

The "Dream" Job I had clinical on various labor and delivery units and instantly fell in love! I was the…

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NCLEX 101: How to pass your NCLEX and earn your credentials

NCLEX 101: How to pass your NCLEX and earn your credentials

Congratulations, you graduated! It is such an exciting time, but also a stressful and confusing time. You have passed all…

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Second Semester Wrap-Up: RN to BSN

Second Semester Wrap-Up: RN to BSN

I completed my ADN (Associate Degree in Nursing) in March of 2017. In April 2017, I secured my first RN…

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Nurses: Life Savers Not Card Players

Nurses: Life Savers Not Card Players

Nurses took to social media to share their frustrations over a comment made by Washington State Senator, Maureen Walsh (R).…

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Life Update

Life Update

Hello! Happy Wednesday! I decided to write a little life update with some pictures just for fun before we start…

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Hello World: Part 2. Back to the blog.

Hello World: Part 2. Back to the blog.

Hello, friends! It's been way too long! 1.5 years to be exact. I cannot believe it has been over a…

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My NCLEX Test Day Experience

My NCLEX Test Day Experience

Two months ago I was on my way to Charlotte, NC to take my NCLEX exam. It's hard to believe…

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UWorld Review

UWorld Review

On March 23, 2017 I passed my NCLEX-RN with 75  questions! I did a lot of studying and preparation prior…

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One Year Blogiversary!

One Year Blogiversary!

Today is the one year blogiversary of Peace Love Nursing! In honor of the anniversary and the new journey I…

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Megan Weaver, RN!

Megan Weaver, RN!

The years of studying anywhere and everywhere, clinicals, labs, skills check offs, papers, projects, drug cards, ups and downs are…

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Senior Practicum- Labor and Delivery

Senior Practicum- Labor and Delivery

My last class of nursing school instead of going to clinical with an instructor and a group of students- we…

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Pinning Ceremony Recap- RN

Pinning Ceremony Recap- RN

This was the second pinning ceremony I have had the honor of participating in. My first pinning ceremony was for…

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History and Meaning Behind the Pinning Ceremony

History and Meaning Behind the Pinning Ceremony

The nursing pinning ceremony is a time honored tradition that can be dated back to the 12th century. It is…

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Nursing School Update: Halfway through my last semester!

Nursing School Update: Halfway through my last semester!

I am officially hitting the half way point on my last class of nursing school. It is hard to believe…

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Preparing for My LAST Semester of Nursing School!

Preparing for My LAST Semester of Nursing School!

Happy Wednesday! I am officially less than one week away from beginning my last semester of nursing school! It's an exciting,…

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from Peace Love Nursing! I hope everyone is wrapping up a great holiday season! Mine was filled…

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Setting Your Nursey New Year’s Resolution

Setting Your Nursey New Year’s Resolution

  New Year's Resolutions- people either love 'em or hate 'em. I personally like setting resolutions, as cliche as it…

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Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays! 

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays! 

Merry Christmas from Peace Love Nursing!  I hope everyone has a wonderful and bright holiday season and gets to spend…

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Critical Care Nursing Wrap-Up

Critical Care Nursing Wrap-Up

I am officially ONE class away from graduation!! It feels so surreal! This term I took Critical Care Nursing (Med-Surg…

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Coffee Talk- 11/20/16

Coffee Talk- 11/20/16

Hello! Long time no talk! I have missed this space and I am so happy to have some time to…

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Pediatric Nursing Wrap-Up

Pediatric Nursing Wrap-Up

Another class in nursing school is coming to an end, it is hard to believe! This class has literally flew…

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Success in Clinical

Success in Clinical

Prepare the night Before I feel this is one of the most important things you can do! If you have…

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Tips for Surviving Nursing School

Tips for Surviving Nursing School

The start of nursing school is filled with so many different emotions: excitement, apprehension, nervousness, anxiety. I remember feeling so…

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Compression Socks Review

Compression Socks Review

I have been talking about trying compression socks for a long time now, but have never got around to buying…

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“Overcoming Shyness” NurseTogether.com Article

“Overcoming Shyness” NurseTogether.com Article

NurseTogether.com Contributing Author A couple months ago, I received an email from an editor at NurseTogether.com, an online community for nurses and…

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Difficult Nurses in Clinical: How To Deal!

Difficult Nurses in Clinical: How To Deal!

I recently finished my OB clinical rotation. I can honestly say it was the one of the best clinical experience…

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Thank You to the CNAs!

Thank You to the CNAs!

Dear wonderful, caring, hardworking CNAs, THANK YOU for being a nurse's eyes and ears during a shift THANK YOU for…

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Summer Break

Summer Break

Hello! I am officially on summer break! I haven't had a summer break since I started school three years ago.…

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OB Clinical Rotation

OB Clinical Rotation

I have officially finished my OB clinical rotation! This was one of my favorite rotations.The nurses were very welcoming and…

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Nursing School: Staying Motivated!

Nursing School: Staying Motivated!

Real talk: I am so ready to be on summer break! I think its safe to say that everyone else…

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Nursing School Prep

Nursing School Prep

Congratulations! You have taken your hours of science, math, English, and humanities courses. You spent time preparing a well thought…

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Monday Motivation- Summer Semester

Monday Motivation- Summer Semester

Good Morning! Today is the day my three weeks of summer break ends and I am back to the books!…

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Advanced Placement Nursing

Advanced Placement Nursing

Happy Friday! I am currently a LPN and full time RN student in an Advanced Placement Nursing Program. Over the…

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Student Nurse Day 2016

Student Nurse Day 2016

Student Nurse Day was actually Sunday May 8, but I couldn't let Nurses Week 2016 go by without sending some…

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Mental Health Nursing: Why It’s Important

Mental Health Nursing: Why It’s Important

I hope everyone had a great weekend! Mine consisted of working one thirteen hour and one fourteen hour shift! I…

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Mental Health Clinical Wrap-Up

Mental Health Clinical Wrap-Up

I have officially finished my last clinical of my psych/mental health nursing class! I really enjoyed this rotation and I…

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Medication Teaching Simulation

Medication Teaching Simulation

I hope everyone enjoyed a fun and relaxing weekend. I spent my weekend studying, nothing new there! I did get…

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