Self-Care for Nurses  >  Emotional Well-Being

Welcome to Emotional Well-Being

Part of the Self-Care for Nurses WeRPN Education. Please take the time to participate in our two modules below.

Emotional Well-Being Resources

Self-Awareness, Self Management, and Motivation

  • Centre for Addiction and Mental Health:  A downloadable PDF that outlines community mindfulness programs that are available in Ontario.
  • Mindfulness Toronto:  An organization which connects mindfulness-based professionals, and contains direct links to mindfulness courses and programs
  • Happify App.:  An app. that aims to help overcome stress and negative thoughts to help build reslience. Click here to read a review from an RPN’s perspective.
  • Heart & Stroke Foundation:  Coping With Stress handbook

Empathy and Social Skills

  • Video:  Nursing Scholar, Brené Brown on Empathy
  • TEDTalk:  “10 Ways to Have Better Conversation” by Celeste Headlee

Additional Resources

  • Nurses’ Health Program:  A program established to help nurses struggling with substance use and/or mental illness
  • Anxiety Canada:  An organization increasing awareness about anxiety disorders and improving access to proven resources
  • Government of Canada:  Resources to support mental health and resilience provided by the Government of Canada Public Health Services