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

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.…

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…

When in Rome…#TravelBlogging #R&R😎🇮🇹

I was reminded today by a friend that when you work hard, it's important to play harder. It's been a whirlwind of a year for me professionally already and in terms of balancing work, study and life, my report card currently states, "Nichole is trying her best and still has room for improvement!" :-)With this…

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…

Positive Vibes!💖✍🏾👍 (4th March 2016)

  The week that was has been a week to remember😊. 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.…