“Care for yourself so you can care for others” … an age-old adage that is easily forgotten in our jam-packed personal and professional lives. As caregivers, nurses have been socialized to care for others and thus often prioritize their needs as second. Self-care remains vital for nurses to ease the detrimental effects of stress in the constantly and rapidly changing health care environment and to prevent progression of those effects to burnout, which can have devastating consequences for nurses and those under their care.1–3  With the growing interest in whole-person–centered care, nursing leaders in health care organizations are paying more attention to cultivating practice environments that support similar person-centric principles for nursing staff, interprofessionals, and other employees.1,4,5 

Many integrative approaches support self-care and enhance resiliency. Mindfulness, one integrative approach, has demonstrably improved clinical outcomes in...

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