Q&A - OVERCOME the OVERWHELM in Nursing!!! Robin Smith is a nurse, life coach, host of The Overwhelmed Nurse Podcast, and speaker. As a nurse, she has predominantly worked pediatric neurosurgery and adult critical care. As a life coach, she helps nurses find simple self-care solutions so they can feel and be their best. Her passion is to help nurses to create what she calls “self-work-life balance” so they can be happy, healthy, and well despite any stress they may experience at work and in life.