For the 2 hours I have been awake today I have heard Gratitude mentioned numerous times, and that got me thinking, when was the last time I was grateful? More importantly, what am I grateful for? In the wise words of Arianna Huffington, ‘When you live life with an eye towards gratitude, you will give yourself even more reasons to track other habits. Be grateful for the time you have found to move, sleep, meditate, and work on your priorities today’. I have never thought about it, but I am so grateful for the gift of 24 hours that I … Continue reading Gratitude

Leadership; Perspectives from a University seminar

I absolutely LOVE when my seminars and lectures are engaging and I leave with a brain that is buzzing with questions! So, what happens when you get 22 university students to define in 5 words what they value in leaders? Last week I attended my fortnightly seminar for my course; Comparative Management. The seminar was based upon leadership and the different types of leadership styles. We were given a list of 40 words to choose from (and we could add our own) that we had to choose 5-6 words that we identified that we deemed essential to leadership. We first … Continue reading Leadership; Perspectives from a University seminar

My shadow; My Story

I posted this photo about 2 months ago via my Facebook and Instagram accounts. I added in the description the following: This quote was on my 2014 calendar, and for some reason I left it up. Every quote that I post has a story behind it, but this one really caught me off guard. Only yesterday did it’s meaning truly sink in, and one that I thought I would share… Anyone who has suffered or is suffering from a mental illness can tell you how difficult recovery is. It’s a silent, daily battle, and some days you fall short, but … Continue reading My shadow; My Story

Good Morning Monday!

There is nothing quite like a Monday morning. For some it signals the beginning of a new working week. While for most people my age it means the end of our working weekend and the beginning of our school/university week. What ever it means for you, take it as a blessing and relish in the small things! One thing that always boosts my morning mood is waking up before my alarm goes off (yay for body clocks and listening to them). When we wake up with a purpose, it’s hard not to enjoy the process! “If today were the last … Continue reading Good Morning Monday!

Let’s cover the basics

Just like the first day of school, a university course, or a new job, this post is all about the basics! I used to ‘blog’. Well, I started a WordPress last year and all I did was post quotes. That lasted a good 4 months before University crept in and my priorities changed. At the end of last year I posted on my LinkedIn about 5 Things I learnt from my 2014 goal and I enjoyed writing it. Early this year I was contemplating about writing another one but hesitated and put it off, because who wants to read something … Continue reading Let’s cover the basics