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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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Compassionate living Gratitude Work study life balance

The Italian connection #๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ˜Ž

It doesn't take long to understand why Rome is one of the top tourist destinations in the world! There's so much to see and do that it could feel overwhelming. Not for us, I hasten to add. We're well travelled and always do our best to take it in our stride – one trek at […]

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Compassionate living Healthcare experiences Positive living!

I’ll make a good nurse one day…#today๐Ÿ˜Š

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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Compassionate living Cultural competence Diversity matters Positive living!

Let’s build bridges, not walls…#BlackHistoryMonth2016

As we begin another year of shining the spotlight on the history of my people, I am moved to jot a few lines down. It’s another year when various organisations and individuals participate in a myriad of activities to commemorate, celebrate and often to discover the history of the black race. I hate the word […]

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Gratitude Positive living!

The Enlightened

  I’m taking a sabbatical from the ‘Positive Vibes’ weekly feature post this week to share some thoughts on life and choosing to live positively. As someone said recently, “we don’t always get a chance to choose our path in life. We choose how to live it”. These wise words were spoken by a man […]

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Compassionate living

Positive Vibes!๐Ÿ’–โœ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘ (4th March 2016)

  The week that was has been a week to remember๐Ÿ˜Š. Things are progressing nicely on the PhD front and I work with some of the best teams that I’ve had the privilege to meet providing care for patients and their families. Yes, you guessed it, I’m feeling positive, optimistic and motivated for the future. […]

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