Before we start. LinkedIn is not Facebook. It is not Instagram. It is not intended for sharing personal stuff about your family, good news stories or cute pictures of dogs. LinkedIn is a business tool. A networking tool. The whole point is to expand your professional connections and if you use LinkedIn effectively, it can … Read More about How To Use LinkedIn Effectively
The last few months have been the hardest of my life so far. I’ve been through an absolute roller coaster of emotions and just when I think I’m done, it started all over again. Sometimes I think it would be great if I just had answers to my problems. It’s all I wanted.. someone to … Read More about How I’m riding those crazy emotional waves
I’m packing up my old life and I’m only taking a suitcase. I have learned a lot in the last 12months. Like this little gem. Unpacking a life is like packing up a house, if it’s not worth something to you or you get no use out of it – then get rid of it. … Read More about Losing Friends: The collateral damage of separation
Its a known fact I’m not big on New Year’s resolutions. That said, I do think that planning is super important to keep yourself on track. It allows you to have things to focus on, to look forward too and to push yourself to achieve. Something I never really spent too much time on though, … Read More about Planning For A New Year: How I Hit Reset…
I had a lovely Christmas. Even though Covid stuffed it up, even though the 10 person event restriction meant my Family Christmas got cancelled, that was OK. Even though the joint family holiday we planned with my partner, his family and all our combined kids got cancelled, that was OK too. We made it a … Read More about You Need To Know You Are Worthy
“For some, working at home is a welcome change of pace,” said the news today. I nearly gagged. Honestly, for me, working at home is something I do only if I absolutely have too (i.e the kids are sick, or a plumber is coming, or there’s a school thing on in the middle of the … Read More about Why Working From Home Is Bad For My Mental Health
Most of us get upset about stuff several times a day. There are plenty of reasons why something or someone becomes a source of anger or frustration to us. PLENTY. Several of the most common reasons are as such… Rejection Feeling unwanted, not cared for, not loved. Hurt When you get wounded, when your heart … Read More about What Ticks You Off…and Why You Need To Deal With It
Never thought I’d say this but sleep (or the fact I’m getting more of it) has been a total game-changer for me. I love sleep. I love sleep more than wine, more than cake, more than sex (well, kinda…) At the time of writing this…my life was mental. I had a full-time job, two full-time … Read More about Why I’m Choosing To Prioritise Sleep
What’s more important? Being loved for being yourself, or for the things you do for others? In all honesty, I might be stuck. One of my biggest stresses and frustrations in life is doing so much for others without help nor acknowledgment in return. When always being the one who takes care of everything, always, … Read More about How Do You Want To Be Loved?
What is it about kids? They make such offhanded comments sometimes which really smack you right between the eyes. Miss N (after I spontaneously burst into song at a TV commercial) “What’s the matter with you mum?? You haven’t sung in ages”. You haven’t sung in ages. Wow. Never thought hearing that would make … Read More about Why Does Music Make Us Feel?