- x, 173 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
- Contents: Introduction: Talking to nurses / Peter J. Martin -- 'The stress of it all': environment and people / Mary Kennedy -- Embracing change: a continuing process / Steve Wood -- Nursing: a profession with too many masters? / Peter J. Martin and Martin Harrison -- Reconnecting with your nursing values / Cathy Constable -- Nursing and mindfulness / Caroline Barratt and Tess Wagstaffe -- Thinking, learning and working under fire / Steve Wood -- Self-compassion / Tess Wagstaffe and Ness Woodcock-Dennis -- Collaborative working / Mary Kennedy -- Mental parkour: freeing the mind / Martin Harrison and Peter J. Martin -- How your past influences your present: the unconscious at work / Cathy Constable -- Conclusion: Going green-a toolkit to support sustainable practice / Peter J. Martin.Summary: A unique and essential guide to coping and thriving as a healthcare professional today. The book is wholly practice-focused, reflecting on standards of care for patients, and working conditions for nurses responsible for delivering that care. Written by a team of academics specializing in mental health, nursing and well-being, each chapter provides guidance and support to pre and post-registration nurses to manage and persevere as a nurse today. This essential first edition includes case studies, reflective practice and mindfulness exercises that will help you put your own well-being at the heart of good patient care. -- From publisher's description.