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Knowledgeably Compassionate!

   Sometimes, we share what’s in our hearts, other times it’s what’s in our heads.  Today, I choose to take a minute to implore you to have a heart full of love, with ears open to listen and hands willing to help. The most important asset is not a head full of knowledge. What’s the […]

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Feeling the love in 2016!

At the end of the first week of 2016, I thought I’d reflect on what’s been a whirlwind of a week. The stats tell the story so far and it seems that I was right when I predicted it would be a great year. Blogging University has been an amazing eye opener and a networking […]

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Widening our Circle of Compassion

Day 4 of Blogging University has seen me step out of my comfort zone to try something different. It won’t surprise many who are in my ‘Twitterverse’ to see that I have enthusiastically grasped the new skill of embedding a tweet in a post! As a fully paid up member of the ‘life-long learning club’, […]

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Blogging University Day 2: What Shall I Call Thee?

What’s in a name? My blog was named The Human Touch!💖✍🏾 because after 8 months of blogging on my experiences, it captured the positive and compassionate image that I was seeking. It is about being honest, human and keeping it real. My tagline is ‘honest insightful reflections on working, pursuing a PhD and living positively. […]

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Blogging 101: First day at WordPress Blogging University  

For all my new followers and as a reminder to my dedicated ones, my name is Nichole McIntosh and I have been blogging for 8 months. I started blogging to share my reflections on life, work and studying for my PhD. I have never kept a journal and so I thought, if I am going […]

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2016: Promise of a bright tomorrow…🌅

The year 2016 hopefully holds the promise of a bright tomorrow. None of us really knows what the future holds and we must live life to the fullest while we can. I don’t advocate making New Year’s resolutions because, in my experience, they are doomed to be broken within the first weeks of the new […]

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See the #fireworks I created by blogging on #WordPressDotCom. My 2015 annual report.

See the fireworks The Human Touch!💖✍🏾 created by blogging on WordPress.com. Check out their 2015 annual report. Source: See the #fireworks I created by blogging on #WordPressDotCom. My 2015 annual report.

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Be you! 

As one of my favourite singers, Beres Hammond beautifully sang, “I may not be rich but I sure got style…🎶” http://youtu.be/h5pM2XSEndw That’s more than enough for me, thank you very much!😉 I am more blessed than I ever thought possible. I live in a world where dreams are possible. Hard work, dedication and resilience combined […]

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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 […]

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Season’s Reflections – 2015 🎉🎄

  Photo credits: Above quote: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/e/elizabethb121464.html Featured image: http://www.theabp.org.uk/news/looking-back-and-looking-forward-directions-for-2015.aspx. Well we’ve almost come to the end of another year again. Where did 2015 go? I remember welcoming in 2015 with quiet optimism that it would be a better year than 2014. As I sit here and reflect on the past year, I feel so blessed […]

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