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

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

Reflections of a Trailblazer …part 1: my research journey.

This post is the first 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 series begins with a focus on my journey as a mature research student. Future posts will capture my … Continue reading Reflections of a Trailblazer …part 1: my research journey.

A Grateful Heart❤️

I live each day of my life with a grateful heart. I try my best to see the blessings in the 'disappointments' and the lucky escapes in the last minute changes to plans which are often out of my control. 'Bouncebackability' is a trait that I am grateful to have been blessed with or is … Continue reading A Grateful Heart❤️

Motivation to continue

 This is the time of the year when you re-register at university for the coming year. It is also a time when you have to answer curious questions to almost justify why you wish to continue on this journey of being a research student. Some of these probing questions are from people you work with, … Continue reading Motivation to continue

Why Not? A Paradigm Shift. 

The inspiration for this month's post came during a conversation with my dad this week about how we approach life. He quoted Robert F Kennedy who said "there are those who look at things the way they are, and ask why...I dream of things that never were and ask why not?" This resulted in a … Continue reading Why Not? A Paradigm Shift. 

Hospital Experiences of a Passionate Nurse Researcher / Manager…One month into secondment!

Thank you for the fantastic feedback on my previous posts! It has been heartening to connect with so many people from around the world in so many ways via this blog and even more so on Twitter! In my last post, I shared my views on the importance of a healthy work-study-life balance and having … Continue reading Hospital Experiences of a Passionate Nurse Researcher / Manager…One month into secondment!