I first wrote this for Heart Of Nursing – an online resource for nurses. But then I realised with a few tweaks I could share it on here for the wider healthcare community, all of whom do an amazing job. Note that throughout this piece I use the word ‘healthcare workers’ very broadly. It […]
Dream big, hustle hard, aim high and reach for the stars! Isn’t that what we’re encouraged to do? Well, yes and no. Let me explain. Before my wheelchair, I did a bit of mountain climbing through my university days. The kind that takes a couple of days and often involves ropes, a harness and other […]
Ahhhh! The holidays have arrived. It’s time to wind down, unravel and distress… If only you could. I want you to really recharge, refuel and restore these holidays – and every holiday season, weekend getaway or momentary lapse in routine. But… I know that’s easier said than done. There’s no denying that turning ON your […]
“Don’t be afraid your life will end. Be afraid it will never begin.” – Grace Hansen This isn’t a morbid post. I promise. Have you ever thought about what happens when you die? I hadn’t thought about it until it happened to me – twice. I mean I literally died. That’s not to be confused […]
When you think of women’s health and wellness, you might think of those stereotypical images. You know the ones. It’s hard to miss them, especially on social media. Health and wellness (including everything from food to fitness and activewear) all looks identically picture perfect. You might see a perfectly proportioned woman who is perfectly poised […]
\ If you had a second chance at life, what would you resolve to do differently? What would you regret from your past if you had the power to change it in your future? In 2011 Bronnie Ware wrote a wonderful book called, ‘Top 5 Regrets Of The Dying.’ As a palliative care nurse, Bronnie […]
Anxiety sucks. It’s as simple as that and there’s polite way to say it. It has been a part of my life for years and if you’re reading this I’m guessing it is a part of yours too. Or maybe you’re really stressed right now? The two are different but they can sometimes feel similar. […]
Soulstainability (noun): The ability to sustain, uphold and continue ones lifestyle or business aspirations whilst remaining authentic to oneself, so as to avoid burning out.