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Welcome to my blog where I let free whatever’s in my heart and mind. Want to be authentically me (has taken me years to get to this point) and share my thought with you on education, life and anything else that takes my fancy.  

Not saying you’ll always agree with what I write. But, you know what, if I can at least jolt you a little (like a gentle loving jolt) to get you thinking about your life’s journey and those that are on it with you then I’ve achieved my goal.  Yay!

Basically, would love to hear what you think – please comment below and let’s get the discussion rolling big time!

Burnout. An Occupational Phenomenon or Part of the Pie?

Burnout. An Occupational Phenomenon or Part of the Pie?

Away with the stigma. Burnout is no longer in the closet with the other skeletons we daren’t talk about.  Hooray, burnout has come out, it’s all thrills, shiny buttons and fanfare as it finally makes its way to the world stage – burnout is now official and the World...

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Choose Life. The Choice is Yours.

Choose Life. The Choice is Yours.

“He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.” Nietzsche Burnout was the best thing that ever happened to me. Really? Yes, really – because when I burnt out 6 years ago, I discovered my why and Lessons-in-Self was born. I slowly, but surely realised the...

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Relationships. Lessons Learnt.

Relationships. Lessons Learnt.

I think it doesn’t matter what sort of background you grow up in whether your parents are liberal or like mine dead traditional – we’re all conditioned to believe that we are never completely and utterly complete unless we have the ‘perfect’ partner, perfect for us...

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Be a Forrest. Walk (or run) your woes away.

Be a Forrest. Walk (or run) your woes away.

 Forrest Gump is one of my favourite films ever. I’m sure you’ve all watched it (if you haven’t, you absolutely must).  Who doesn’t remember that iconic part of the film where, following the death of his mother and Jenny leaving him, he decides to ‘go for a little...

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Burnout. Identify the 12 Stages of Burnout.

Burnout. Identify the 12 Stages of Burnout.

The term burnout was coined in the 1970s by New York psychoanalyst Herbert J. Freudenberg.  He defines burnout syndrome as ‘a state of mental and physical exhaustion caused by one’s professional life’ (Kraft, 2016), for me it was so much more than ‘just’ my...

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Burnout happens for a reason. Discover why.

Burnout happens for a reason. Discover why.

This blog post first appeared as a Guest Post on 25th July, 2018 for DrivenWoman Life isn’t always easy. We’re all going to have, or have had, our fair share of shitty things happening in-between the amazingly good stuff. That’s life. Imagine a blissful truly...

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