Pouring from an empty cup

pouring from an empty cup

Are you a nurse practitioner and mom that feels like you are pouring from an empty cup?

Do you feel completely depleted after a busy day at work?

Do you lack the mental, physical, or emotional energy to show up for your family (let alone yourself)?

I have experienced these same signs and symptoms when I went through my own burnout eight years ago.

I felt like I didn’t have the capacity to take care of my family because I couldn’t even take care of myself.

I was completely depleted, exhausted, and numb.

I felt detached from my work, my family, and even myself.

Can anyone else relate?

These feelings of exhaustion and overwhelm significantly increase the risk of nurse practitioner burnout.

This is why I created The Burned-out Nurse Practitioner.

To help overwhelmed NPs create a better work-life balance and overcome nurse practitioner burnout.

And one of the ways I help nurse practitioners is to provide awareness, resources, and support for those struggling with burnout.

I was recently a guest on the To Mom is to Love podcast with Valerie Probstfeld, RN, MSN, FNP-BC.

Valerie Probstfeld, RN, MSN, FNP-BC has been a Nurse Practitioner for 14 years and is the proud mother of three children. She received her MSN from Yale University and BSN and BA from Bradley University. She founded “To Mom is To Love” to support, encourage, and empower each other as imperfect moms to love as a verb.

On the podcast episode, we discuss nurse practitioner burnout, mom guilt, imposter syndrome, and so much more!

Listen to the podcast interview here.

Valerie also wrote an article: Are you pouring from an empty cup?

Valerie talks about her own experiences with a complete depletion of energy as a mom and nurse practitioner. She shares some helpful tips on how to improve self-compassion and show up as a caregiver.

Check out To Mom is to Love for more information and support and subscribe to her newsletter for a weekly dose of mom support!

Burnout Resolution for Nurse Practitioners.

P.S. Are you looking for help to overcome nurse practitioner burnout?

I struggled with burnout myself and it took months of changing my habits, setting boundaries, putting my needs first, and filling my cup before I overcame the burnout.

***I teach nurse practitioners the exact framework and mindset shifts I used to create a better work-life balance and overcome nurse practitioner burnout.

Check out Burnout Resolution for Nurse Practitioners. Included is a lesson on 6 tips to manage the mom guilt!

Erica D the NP is a family nurse practitioner and burnout coach. Erica created The Burned-out Nurse Practitioner to help overwhelmed APRNs create work-life balance, overcome nurse practitioner burnout, and advocate for themselves. The Burned-out Nurse Practitioner offers online courses, coaching, and support. Learn more at www.burnedoutnp.com

For time management and charting tips, check out The Nurse Practitioner Charting School– The one stop for all documentation resources created specifically for nurse practitioners. Learn more at www.npchartingschool.com

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