Stress and resulting ailments like Burnout, Stomach ulcers and Sleep-disorders present a major problem in healthcare-professions which decades ago and today still result in quitting, sick-leaves and employees unable to work. Research in this field, suggests the Concept of “Burnout” to be a hard to define and multifaceted collection of Symptoms and consequences. Changes in the ability to work, loss of quality and rising Burnout rates collectively present a problem of modern times. Due to the resulting strain on personal and work related aspects of Life, the need for Interventions which support emotional regulation is given. The Authors topic is Mindfulness, one of the leading methods of Stress-reduction, within the context of Nursing. This work first presents an Argument for the necessity of Stress-reduction in the nursing profession relevant people in related fields of Science are named. Nurses in the Spotlight of Expectations, and resulting Effects of this dynamic are discussed. Next, based upon knowledge from the cognitive field of Psychotherapy, negative thought processes and possible alternatives are shown. This work concludes with a fusion of negative thought patterns and Mindfulness-Based-Stress-Reduction interventions. The Author aims to illuminate the usefulness of Mindfulness with a focus on the personal and cognitive Aspects for Layperson and interested readers alike. The importance of a multifaceted point of view on Coping, Mindfulness-Interventions and their effects on Burnout are presented. The Thesis of this Work, that Mindfulness reduces Stress and Burnout through acceptance and conscious observation of thoughts is explored with the means of a literature-review. The results suggest Mindfulness being a fitting Method to deal with Stress in Nurses, and that the Concept deserves more attention within the healthcare field.