It is now more important than ever to decompress and feel the support of those around you. This page is dedicated to giving nurses a break from the rigors of the job during this time of heightened stress, workload and anxiety.
Please enjoy these videos, quotes and activities. If you have suggestions for items that could be added to this page to improve user experience, please email them to nsnu.office [at] nsnu.ca.
An Ode to NSNU Nurses
Escape - Holiday Edition!
Holidays can be stressful even under normal circumstances. As we aim to enjoy our traditions this year, we have new challenges to navigate to keep our loved ones safe and healthy.
We could all use some peace and relaxation this holiday season. With that in mind, please enjoy these winter and holiday themed videos, melodies, recipes, poems and more, and have a very happy, safe and healthy holiday season.
"The simple act of caring is heroic." - Edward Albert
Stream new releases
Rather than delay new releases, production companies have teamed up with streaming services to release new movies to the public. Use your existing accounts to rent 2020 films on platforms like Apple TV, HBO Go and Disney+.
Check out this list for more films you can screen from home.
Read free e-Books
E-book website Scribd offers a 30-day free trial with access to their online library. Their website includes a wide array of books, magazines and audiobooks for all audiences. Visit this website and settle in for a good read.
"Nurses - one of the few blessings of being ill." – Sara Moss-Wolfe
Canada’s best and brightest banded together to show support for Food Banks Canada’s $150-million coronavirus campaign in Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble, a TV special packed with Canuck celebrity appearances and musical performances.
#CanadaTogether is a national initiative to inspire, educate & engage Canadians
as we band together during these times. Whether it’s news, financial assistance, or tips for entertaining kids, you’ve come to the right place!
On Saturday, April 18th, artists from around the world came together for an online concert to celebrate COVID-19 workers. The music and showcases of people working on the front lines came together to create a special event that honours the human spirit, resilience, and generosity. Please enjoy the One World: Together at Home special at the link below.
“Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed” – Dale Carnegie
“Self-compassion is simply giving the same kindness to ourselves that we would give to others.” – Christopher Germer
The Louvre – Paris, France
The Vatican – Vatican City, Rome, Italy
State Hermitage Museum – St. Petersburg, Russia
Monterey Bay Aquarium – Monterey, California
Explore more sites on Google Arts & Culture
"There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something better tomorrow." - Orison Swett Marden