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A new study was published recently about the benefits of Vitamin C supplementation to help your immune system fight off the CoVid virus. I am a firm believer in this and have been taking Vitamin C for many years in order to boost my immune system. It has also been shown that high doses of Vitamin C can help alleviate the symptoms and provide a much better outcome if you do contract this virus. There has been much study done on the benefits of Vitamin C in treatment of Covid and all studies have shown that it is very helpful in providing better outcomes in those who are sick. And, needless to say, it is a very affordable supplement and treatment. There are things you can do to help yourself when it comes to fighting off this virus and Vitamin C may prove to be one of the easiest ways. So, if you are not already taking Vitamin C, please do so. I personally take at least 2000 mg per day and much more if I have been exposed to anyone who is not feeling well. I am around my grandkids, who go to public school, every day so I added Vitamin C to my regiment long ago. Be kind to yourself. Try to get proper sleep and avoid the fear and anxiety pumped out by the media in today’s world. We have to take care of ourselves if we are to provide the best care for our patients. Safe travels and stay safe and healthy in this new year!
Well, we made it. It’s finally 2021 and I know so many of us are happy to see 2020 in the rear view mirror. Happy Happy New Year to each and every one of you! I have decided that this is the year that I will renew my health, exercise more, get this extra weight off, sleep better, avoid stress and make this year all about improving my health and building my immune system. What is it you have been wanting to do that 2020 was holding you back from doing? Is it time to start your Travel Nursing career? Well, there certainly has never been a better time to get into the professional healthcare traveling industry. Needless to say, travel nurses, allied professionals and therapists are needed in markets across this beautiful United States. The travel industry for professional and caring healthcare travels is booming with more jobs available than there are individuals to fill them. Top dollar and benefits await you in this industry and there is no slow down in the future. It you think it’s time to get started on your first or next adventure, then we here at HealthCareTravelers.com can help you realize your potential. Just click here and fill out our Request for More Information form and we will put you in touch with some of the top agencies in the field today. It’s time. Let’s do it!
Well, I’m sure each of you is ready for this year to be over, as most of us are. Let’s say goodbye to 2020 and usher in a new year of health and renewal in 2021. Hopefully the vaccine for Coronavirus will alleviate some of the devastation caused by the virus and help you, as healthcare professionals, be safer while working on the frontlines of this pandemic. My hope for 2021 is that everyone can begin improving our health and therefore boosting our immune system. Let’s start taking better care of ourselves. We know what we need to do. Get more sleep. Avoid stress. Eat a healthy diet. Exercise. Stop smoking if you haven’t already…..as healthcare providers we know these steps and it’s just making ourselves do it. So that is my hope for 2021. Let’s get healthy so that our bodies have the means to fight off the viruses we are exposed to each day in our jobs. Taking care of ourselves really needs to be a priority and I think 2021 should be the year to start that if you have not already done so. Let’s all say Goodbye to 2020 and Hello to a brighter and better 2021! Happy New Year to All!
This has been a rough year for so many. Professional healthcare travelers, travel nurses, and everybody in the healthcare industry has been affected by this pandemic, as well as everyone across all walks of life. But there have been bright spots in this year as well and I’m sure if you think back you can come up with some good to outweigh so much bad. Let’s practice patience, compassion and understanding each day and if we all stand together in unity we can make our world a better place for our children and their children. Take a breath and remember all the things you have to be thankful for this holiday season and whatever holiday it is that you celebrate we want to wish you a happy one! Peace, Love and Light to you and to all! Happy Happy Holidays from all of us at HealthCare Employment Network, HealthCareTravelers.com!
Lately I have seen lots of information about this and did finally give it a try. It's all about relaxation and we all know that if you can relax there are many benefits to be had. Other beneficial effects have also been found. Flotation Therapy is a sensory deprivation technique that is becoming more popular. The tank you float in is usually about the size of a queen size bed. There are 10-12 inches of water in the tank and it is saturated with up to 1000 pounds of Epsom salts. The water is usually heated to about the same temperature as your skin and produces a zero gravity sensation allowing the body and mind to become calmer and induce relaxation. Using this therapy has been shown to improve health by reducing stress, reducing anxiety and depression and inhibiting cortisol production. It also can help deepen your meditative state. Flotation therapy can be helpful with addiction issues and mood enhancement. Athletic performance may be enhanced as well due to lactic acid elimination. Chronic fatigue symptoms have improved using this type of therapy also. As is the case with most any therapy protocols, it gets better as you do more. Your body and mind can learn how to relax with this effortless treatment as you increase sessions. It is an all natural method and has proven to be effective in helping many different physical and mental wellbeing issues and ailments. Maybe it's time to give it a try. When searching the internet for this type of therapy I found that pricing in my small local area to be about $80 per hour. I'm sure in larger, more populated areas the cost would be higher. I tried it and found it relaxing but never did go again as I find massage much better for me personally.  How about a soak in some salt water to check out the benefits on your health? It's worth a try for sure. 
Are you an experienced ICU or MICU RN looking for top pay, benefits and new adventures? Travel assignments for ICU and MICU are paying top dollar in top facilities and major markets across the country. If the big city is not your thing, there are plenty of opportunities available in smaller facilities as well. These two specialties are being called upon to help during the current CoVid pandemic crisis. Travel nurses are always in demand. There are currently more jobs available than there are qualified RN’s to fill them. The choice can be yours if you have two years of experience in your specialty and are willing to jump in feet first and take on a challenge. Becoming a professional healthcare traveler could be just what you are looking for. New adventures await wherever you would like to travel. Here at HealthCareTravelers.com we want to help you find the best fit for you to move forward with your new experience while enhancing your career at the same time. You fill out our Request For More Information and we will put you in touch with a few of the top agencies in the industry today. They can help you figure out what you want to do and where. There are so many opportunities available for you to choose from. And did you know that your agency will help you with housing, including finding you housing at your new location, and some of them are even pet friendly if you have a furry roommate. Your recruiter will be there to help you with all the details and make for a smooth transition on your first….or next…adventure. If you would like to get started just click here to fill out our Request for More Information and we will put in touch with the people who can help you get where you want to be! Safe travels.
Foam rolling is also known as Self-myofascial release, if you would like to use the fancy term. It has been practiced for years by coaches, therapists and professional athletes. Foam Rolling is a form of self massage and can be used to help release trigger points or muscle tightness. This can help your muscles recover and return to normal functioning. Foam rolling can help to break up knots that have formed in your muscles. There are scientific studies out which show the many benefits Foam Rolling can provide you. Foam rolling can be done on the floor or with a handheld roller. It has also been shown that foam rolling your hamstrings for as little as 10 seconds can increase your range of motion significantly. It's a simple but effective tool. The use of a foam roller has been found to improve vascular function and reduce stiffness of the arteries. Some people use a foam roller only when they feel a spot in a muscle that needs to be rolled out. The foam roller can benefit you much more if you use it daily. Using it for only a few minutes a day can help prevent trouble spots in your muscles before they become an issue. Travel nurses and healthcare travelers deal with so much stress in their every day jobs, it is necessary to find ways to relax and let go of the stress in order to stay healthy. Maybe foam rolling might be a safe, affordable option for you to try at home. I think I will be purchasing one for myself.
We here at HealthCare Employment Network, HealthcareTravelers.com, would like to wish you all a very Happy Thanksgiving! We all understand what a tough year it has been and continues to be as the pandemic rages on. Those of you on the front lines have really been asked to step up this year and we hope you know how much you are appreciated. We want to give you all a big shoutout of THANKS! My family and I have contracted and fought off the virus and luckily for us, we didn’t lose anybody and hope that we will not. As the weather gets colder and drives more people indoors we all know the numbers will continue to increase and your workload will continue to grow. There are many things you can do to help boost your immune system to keep you safe and healthy during these trying times and we hope you are doing these things. I have always taken supplements and used to skip a day here and there but do not do that any more. I get outside and walk and keep active. Sunshine and Vitamin D are much needed by all of us here in America. And, of course make sure you get enough rest. So….Keep moving, eat healthy, take your vitamins and try to get some sunshine in your life! And Thank You, Thank You, Thank You! We hope you have a wonderful holiday and can enjoy some down time with your loved ones.
You can get great travel assignments in places you've always wanted to visit, and you can bring your pet along for the adventure as well. Did you know that there are travel nurse agencies that cater specifically to pet owners? The goal is to keep you, the traveler, happy. There are several agencies we work with who help travel nurses and professional healthcare travelers bring their pet friends along for the ride. When you are happy in your new environment, it leads to better performance on your job and providing the best healthcare for your patients. There are lots of jobs available all across the US as the travel nurse and healthcare travel industry is booming.  Here is a link to our jobs board  so you can see what's available out there. And, of course if you would like us to help you find a pet friendly travel nurse agency to work with  just click here  and we will make sure you hear from the best recruiters to get you started on your first….or next adventure.