- 12 April 2021
- 1 min read
My Advice On Preparing For A Night ShiftSubscribe To Advice
Night shifts can take a massive toll on both your physical & mental wellbeing. In this short video, Alexandria outlines her night shift routine to help your body adjust to the demanding hours.
Hi guys, it's Alexandria Grace.
One of the creators of nurses.co.uk.
And today I thought I would give you guys some advice on how to prepare for a night shift, which has been really helpful for me.
As I got this advice from my cousin, who was a Nurse.
And that really helped me as a student to kind of adjust to night shift life.
So, the night before a shift, I will go to bed quite late, maybe two or 3:00 AM, and I will wake up at a normal time, maybe about nine o'clock, 10 o'clock, eat breakfast and lunch as usual.
And then have a nap at about three, four, wake up around five, five thirty.
And then get ready and prepare all my food and stuff.
Have some food before I leave for the shift.
And that kind of helps me to adjust to the different hours that I have to stay up for.
And it just makes me feel a bit less tired.