Aya Travel Nursing Blog

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Meditation for Complete Beginners – Connection

The third area of focus for the ABC’s of meditation is “C,” which stands for connection. It represents connection to both yourself and to others around you. If you don’t feel connected to anything, it’s as if you need power and have an extension cord, but haven’t plugged it into… Read More

Aya Senior Recruiter Visits Her Travel Nurses in Seattle

At Aya Healthcare, it’s priority to build meaningful relationships with our travel nurses. Our senior recruiter, Marina, recently had the chance to visit three of her travel nurses who are currently on assignment in Seattle! Marina first met up with Salley, Lindsey and Lesley in Anacorte where they went on… Read More

The Nutritionist’s Guide to Satisfying Your Sweet Tooth

Have you gone off track with your sugar cravings? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. With so many temptations around the holidays, it’s important to set yourself up for success. Quick tips to help reduce your sugar cravings: Don’t skip meals! This will cause low blood sugar and make you crave… Read More

Aya Travel Nurses Become Friends in Colorado

Sebastian and Jessica met during the orientation for their assignment in Wheat Ridge, CO!  They recently visited Rocky Mountain National Park and went on a ghost tour together at the spooky Stanley Hotel. We often hear from our nurses that one of their favorite parts of the jobs is meeting… Read More

3 Yoga Poses that Relieve Stress

When it comes to stress relief, not all yoga poses have the same effect. While yoga can help you deal with stress overall, it’s important to understand the effect various poses will have on your mind and body. Some yoga postures promote relaxation, tension relief and restfulness. While other postures… Read More

5 Quick Hacks to Reboot After a Long Travel Nurse Shift

To get through the day, we often rely on intellect and the sympathetic nervous system (fight or flight). But we can easily engage the parasympathetic nervous system, which signals our body to relax and restore instead. The more frequently you respond to stress this way, the less conscious effort it… Read More