Blog

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!

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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Happiness. In The Pursuit of Burnout

Happiness. In The Pursuit of Burnout

Are you in the pursuit of burnout? No way! Why would anyone in their right mind want to pursue burnout? I hear you say. But are you? In our pursuit of our constant endeavour to achieve more, become more in the name of 'happiness' are we actually pursuing that which we...

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Negative Thoughts – Dispute Them!

Negative Thoughts – Dispute Them!

I'm getting stuck in my positive psychology diploma course and, in particular, exploring Barbara Fredickson's (2011) broaden-and-build theory of positivity. However, today I want to talk to you about negativity because, as you know, when it grips it can pull us into a...

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The Power of Beliefs

The Power of Beliefs

Beliefs: How powerful thou art! Throughout life we appear to attract and encounter similar life experiences. We don’t even question it when we know it’s happening.  Instead we just accept this is who I am and what my life is meant and expected to be.  Well, it isn’t! ...

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