Do you have any advice for this student nurse?
“Let me just start by saying that I love nursing and want to help people. But my confidence with other people has always held me back.
“I hate myself for feeling like this. I want to show how enthusiastic I am but I find all the staff on placement so daunting that I barely dare ask where the toilet is. No joke.
“I’m a bit better with patients when I know the answer to their questions but my shyness really holds me back from being properly compassionate.
“Please tell me someone else feels this way? How can I get some confidence? Finding a different career is not an option.”
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