I think we spend entirely too much time as nurses trying to get to a point were we feel “adequate” as a nurse. Read that again. So you are saving lives, caring for people, being an emotional sponge, sacrificing time from you family and community and the end goal is for you to feel “adequate”?.
You have a duty to take care of yourself so that you can take care of others. You can't pour from an empty vessel. Read as we delve into avoiding fatigue and burnout by keeping our cups full.