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Breathe: in and out!

The healing art of poetry! Breathe in love. Breathe out hate. Breathe in peace. Breathe out war. Breathe in unity. Breathe out division. Breathe in joy. Breathe out anger. Breathe in discipline. Breathe out self-doubt. Breathe in patience. Breathe out immediate gratification. Breathe in togetherness. Breathe out exclusion. Breathe in kindness. Breathe out injustice. Breathe […]

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Maroon Mindset Unlimited Digest

Following last week’s launch of the Maroon Mindset Unlimited newsletter, I am pleased to share this week’s updates. Life is busy and we sometimes need to live purposefully and take 5, for ourselves. Don’t forget to follow this blog to receive future editions. I strongly believe that we must not restrict ourselves so this is […]

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Gratitude Positive living!

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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Gratitude Positive living!

Arise maroons!

When a maroon is awarded a Fellowship of the Royal Society of Arts.

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Compassionate living Gratitude Positive living!

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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Gratitude Positive living! Work study life balance

🎄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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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 […]

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Compassionate living

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 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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Live together as brothers or perish together as fools? Crunch time!

Recent events have compelled me to reflect on the world we live in. We’ve come a long way in terms of technological advances, yet we have made little progress in some other areas including race relations. We can fly to Mars, yet we can’t live in peace on earth. How ironic! How sad!  Now, more […]

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