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 … Continue reading Be courageous!


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 … Continue reading When in Rome…#TravelBlogging #R&R😎🇮🇹

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: As I reflect on my nursing career as … Continue reading Life of uncertainty…the leadership challenge! (Diary of an unexpected nurse leader)

Thank you!

To all the friends I have 'met' online in 2015, I say thank you. For every kind word of encouragement that has been sent, I say it is much appreciated. For every tweet, retweet, mention, like (favourite) and all the banter and laughter, I say keep them coming! 2015 was the beginning of our beautiful … Continue reading Thank you!