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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! #100blogposts๐ŸŽ‰ #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 โคโœ๐Ÿฝ Blog. For anyone who joined my blog recently, here’s a […]

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๐ŸŽ„Thank you! โ„๏ธ

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! โค

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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The Italian View

Travel blogging is my new pastime. It gives me great pleasure to share my experiences with my friends all over the world. One of my former high school teachers in Jamaica thanked me for sharing and said it felt like she was travelling with me. That’s why I blog!!! To break down barriers and do […]

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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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When in Rome…#TravelBlogging #R&R๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น

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!" ๐Ÿ™‚ With […]

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

๏ปฟThis 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๏ปฟ As I reflect on my nursing career as […]

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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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Positive Vibes!๐Ÿ’–โœ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘ (27th Feb 2016)

    This week’s activities have been varied, however my overwhelming reflections are  positive. It felt like I was making a real difference to as many people’s lives as I could. It got me thinking about how we can ‘add value’ to others with our actions and choices in life. Anyone who knows me well knows […]

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