Part 2: How Am I Doing?
Balancing School and Life – My Quality of Life Self-Care Plan
. The purpose of developing this Plan is to set a framework and a plan to maintain wellness and to stay motivated and engaged throughout your Program. Doing this will help you achieve success during your coursework and as a professional nurse.
The goal of the Project is to help you become self-aware and reflective as a means of identifying personal self-care strategies that will increase your energy and help you manage your stress. The Project will give you a chance to learn how this is accomplished as you will be doing similar work with clients during the Program and as a professional nurse to assist them in the same way.
Share in a 2 – 3 page paper, the following:
- Re-look at your Quality of Life Self-Care Wheel scores. Have they changed? If so, in what ways.
- Think about your current levels of tension and stress. On a scale of 1-10 with 10 being the highest level, what is your score? Now think about the strategies you identified. Describe how well you have put them into action. If you have not been able to implement them, identify why and what you can do to overcome this.
- Identify any new strategies that you think will “fit” better and describe why.
- Minimum length 2-3 pages not including cover or referencing. APA formatting
Part 2: How Am I Doing?Balancing School and Life – My Quality of Life Self-Care Plan. The purpose of developing this Plan is to set a framework and a plan to maintain wellness and to stay motivated an
Source: Napoli, M., & Roe, S. (2011). Life by personal design: Limitless horizons. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt. Quality of Life Self Care Wheel – Assessment INANCES Instructions : Review each Dimension . Think about how each one relates to you . Then select a number from 10 High to 1 Low which best reflects your level of realizing the Dimension. DIMENSION Quality of Life Scale – Please Circle 10 = High to 1 = Low Health 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Rest/ Recreation 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Personal Development/Relationships 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Finances 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Environment 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Career/School 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Passion 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 What Does Your Score Mean : 10 -9: Fantastic Balance /Wellness 8-7: Good Job 6: Doing Okay 5 and Below : Needs Adjustment Quality of Life Self Care Wheel Health Rest/ Recreation Personal Development/ Relationships Finances Environment Career/School Passion Source: Napoli, M., & Roe, S. (2011). Life by personal design: Limitless horizons. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt. Dimensions – Some Examples Health : Healthful eating, exercising, maintaining an appropriate weight, regular physical exams , and using effective stress reduction strategies . Rest/Recreation : Adequate sleep and rest periods, interspersing work with play, pursuing hobbies, realizing happiness, and having fun. Personal Development/Relationships : Fulfilling and rewarding relationships with others in your life, needed emotional support systems, developing personal goals such as improving listening, and having meaning and purpose through a desired spiritual life. Finances : Sufficient resources to support self and those responsible for, aligning needed resources with daily requirements, and adequate discretionary income to purchase wanted item s. Environment : Awareness and being respectful of the environment in which you live in and those around you , having sensitivity to the impact you have on the environment, being chemical/pollutant free, recycling, and using natural products. Career/School : Regularly improving your knowledge and skill base, setting professional goals and achieving them, having a satisfying and meaningful profession/occupation, being content with your work life, and pursuing work life balance. Passion : Understa nding, defining, and living your life based on your inner feelings, desires, and dreams.