though I would want to due to keeping the patient’s privacy safe. A4. Strategies to promote self-care Nursing affects physical, emotional and mental capabilities. The job can be stressful, tiring and mentally exhausting. Dealing with ill patients all the time and remaining busy can takea toll on the body. It is very important for nurses to have their own strategies to promote self-care. Three strategies to promote self-care include physical activity, social support and reflection.Physical activity is a way to get your mind clear while focusing on your physical body. Social support allows you to talk about your emotions and receive feedback to help these emotions. If someone understands what you are going through it makes the process easier. Reflection allows you to look back on the good and bad parts of everyday. This helps to get it all out of your mind and then pray or meditate to calm down. There are many strategies to promote self-care and it is important all nurses find strategies that work best for them. 3
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