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Unexpected 2020 clarity

At the start of 2020, we declared it to be the year of clarity. Little did we know that within a few weeks we would be in the midst of adversity. The clarity we sought has been achieved and it presents an amazing opportunity. An opportunity to recalibrate and recuperate. Mentally; socially; emotionally and physically […]

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Stand out!

As we head towards the end of the year 2019 and the end of a decade, it’s an opportunity to pause, take stock and make some new decade goals. I’m thinking BIG! I’m thinking BOLD. How about you? What are your goals for 2020? You see, I’m heading towards my 45 year on the planet […]

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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

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Life is change

Life is change. Change happens in life. Change happens to life. Change happens as a result of life. Life is change. Embrace change. Seek change. Be prepared to change with change. Life is change. There is some good in every change. Change transforms. Change teaches lessons. Change leads to growth. Change leads to self actualisation. […]

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Maya Angelou Inspires

So many people have inspired me the 4 decades that I have been here. People from afar and people near. But there’s one that stands out by a mile. She truly lived her life with passion, compassion, and so much style. Her name was Maya Angelou. Dr Maya Angelou, to put a handle on it. […]

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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 […]

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🎄Thank you! ❄️

Just a note to say thank you for being on this journey with me at The Human Touch Blog! There have been posts on a wide range of topics – all relating to daily life trying to balance work, study and life. On behalf of my family and close friends who have helped me through […]

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Be courageous!

I never understood the importance of being courageous until a few years ago. I was going through a ‘rough patch’ and had to find the strength and motivation to carry on in the face of adversity. Looking back, I recognise that it was my courage that kept me going. While I’ve never been much of […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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