Think like a maroon

This episode of my new Maroon Mindset podcast is about educating our minds and souls by learning about pioneers such as George Washington Carver, Nelson Mandela and many more rebels, agitators and challengers of the status quo. Listen, subscribe and share! https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/maroon-mindset/id1487448654#episodeGuid=c57c99f5-b94e-8e7f-e1cf-47df443245a6

We are the black history of tomorrow…🙌🏽❤️💚💛

This is my first podcast. Thoughts? “...We are the black history of tomorrow. Let’s not waste it...” @mcintoshnichole #MaroonMindset ❤️💚💛🙌🏽 https://www.chirpapp.com/audiopost/jrx8ea8Ky6

How blogging gave me back my mojo! #100blogposts🎉 #2years

This is one of the shortest blogposts I will ever write. I guess it's true that quality trumps quantity. That's kinda ironic when I highlight that this post is in honour of my 100th blogpost! Yes, I'm celebrating 100 posts on my Human Touch ❤✍🏽 Blog. For anyone who joined my blog recently, here's a…

Let’s be great…together! ❤

This quote by Dr Martin Luther King resonates with me for a number of reasons. It's the thought that "everybody can be great..." that is such a powerful and enlightening awakening. It goes, to some extent, against what some of us were led to believe were the prerequisites of attaining greatness. This is because it…

I’ll make a good nurse one day…#today😊

This is the next in the summer blog series of Reflections of a Trailblazer. Check out my blog The Human Touch ❤✍🏽 for the previous posts so you don't miss out on my journey. I've previously discussed my PhD journey and my career inspirations. This post will include the importance of using unpleasant life experiences…

Life of uncertainty…the leadership challenge! (Diary of an unexpected nurse leader)

This post is the second in a summer 'Reflections of a Trailblazer' blogpost series that will capture my thoughts on transformational leadership, nursing research, pursuing work-study-life balance, seizing opportunities and making a difference in the world.  The first post in this serious can be read here: http://wp.me/p5zWO2-tN As I reflect on my nursing career as…

Compassion and courage: the leadership challenge!

In a world in which it can feel that everyone is watching out for number 1, it is humbling to see humanity in action. Witnessing compassion, selflessness and other altruistic behaviour in my daily life brings joy to my heart and renews my faith in humanity.  Someone once told me that it takes courage to…