Findings from a 2016 national survey of Nurses and Midwives by Monash University found that 1/3 were considering leaving the profession because of stress and burnout. Read more.
From my own experience helping busy professional women with stress related issues, I feel a lot of women across many industries, consider leaving their profession because of the physical, mental and emotional toll. The thing is, you may love your work, or circumstances might be that a change can’t happen immediately.
So, if you are not leaving, what can you do to help boost your resilience to the stressors in your job, to maintain your energy and vitality, focus/ clarity and passion for your profession or vocation?
Part of the answer lies in committing to daily self-care practices and creating a sanctuary within. Operating from this space will boost your energy and vitality, keep you grounded in the present moment, and help you respond to challenging situations from a place of rational balance.
Essential oils are great companions for mindful self-care practices because they are so easy and pleasant to use and they have a profound and positive effect on your emotions.
When you raise your level of emotional resilience, you have a chance to reign in your nervous system and reduce the physical, mental and emotional impacts of stress.