As someone who recruits healthcare professionals, Kay Reynoldson knows nurses give a lot of themselves to their profession. Sometimes, nurses give so much that they burn out.

In this episode I talk with Kay about her self care practice, award winning business, self care issues her clients have discussed with her and her thoughts on how to make nursing a better and more sustainable profession.

TOPICS WE DISCUSSED INCLUDE:

  • Comparing life in Australia and the UK (04:20)
  • Meditation as a non-negotiable form of self care  (09:29)
  • The power of meditation as a form of mindfulness (12:58)
  • Start small when you integrate meditation into your daily life (15:31)
  • The Tony Robbins methods (17:27)
  • Limiting beliefs and the unconscious mind (20:43)
  • Push yourself in your personal life (21:38)
  • Who and what inspire Kay (24:23)
  • Common self care issues of healthcare professionals (29:27)
  • The “nurse cannibalism” culture (32:34)
  • Ways to turn this culture into a positive place (35:44)
  • The expectations that put pressure on nurses (41:22)
  • Nurses still need to set boundaries (44:13)
  • Women can support each other and other colleagues (45:21)
  • Indulgent self care can be doing simple things (49:25)
  • The goal to reach out to #1millionhappynurses (56:42)

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ABOUT KAY REYNOLDSON

After graduating with a BA in Childhood and Youth Psychology in the UK, Kay migrated to Sydney and fell in love with the world of health and wellbeing recruitment. In 2017, she went on to create a brand with a specific purpose: SustainHealth Recruitment.

Her vision is to make a real difference to the health and wellbeing of Australian communities. She is dedicated to building and creating sustainable partnerships that bring SustainHealth’s values to life. 

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