Tag: power

47 Summers

47 Summers

What would you do if you knew you had 47 Summers left on this planet? If you had to map out the time you had left. What would you add to the list of things you wanted to accomplish? What would be on your list …

Guest Post: What lupus taught me about burnout, friends and myself

Guest Post: What lupus taught me about burnout, friends and myself

I’m Kirstie, I’m 44 years old, I have been a wife for 17 years and I am a mother of two boys, aged 14 and 10. I’m pretty run of the mill. Average… you might say. I have a day job, I dress conservatively and …

Guest Post: Caring for yourself, an essential part of caring for others

Guest Post: Caring for yourself, an essential part of caring for others

I’m Jacqui O’Connor. I’ve been a Registered Nurse for 25 years, working with women and families and in psychosocial nurse management. Through lived experience, I’ve discovered the benefits of working with mindfulness and healing modalities and find joy in sharing the tools I’ve mastered with …

7 steps to self care

7 steps to self care

No bullshit, warm baths or cups of tea here! Just some simple and sage steps on how to get your mind and body back into equilibrium when you’re feeling a bit meh… although I must say that this list seems to be my main staple …

How I learned patience amidst a pandemic

How I learned patience amidst a pandemic

I’ve been somewhat surprised at my reaction… or maybe lack of… to this lockdown… I’ve been calm and reasoned, present, connected and hopeful. My anxiety has been low, very low and I am sleeping well. The family is all getting on well and we seem …

Leadership and vulnerability during Covid19

Leadership and vulnerability during Covid19

I’ve always tried to lead with my heart. Opt for relationships first, above all else. After all, we are all human right? And if nothing else we are all doing our best to make our way in this world. For the most part, this has …

Show up, move forward

Show up, move forward

So, here’s the thing. You don’t need to create a new empire during this tough, tough time. You don’t need to pivot your biz, or start a new company. You can simply be. Be present and be connected. But, here’s the caveat. Show up. Right …

Be kind, be gracious, be gentle

Be kind, be gracious, be gentle

It’s OK to sit in discomfort… for while… It’s OK  to feel your grief, sadness, fear. For a time. But don’t stay there too long. Move forward. Decide who you want to be in this time of turmoil and uncertainty.  Find yourself, your true self …

Climate kids and why you should give a f*ck

Climate kids and why you should give a f*ck

I’ve never raised my kids, as well, kids. I’ve raised them as humans, complete from birth little people who had minds and hearts and souls and who could change the world with their wit and intelligence and love. I’ve also not given a single fuck …

Imagine living for today

Imagine living for today

Imagine. That was our class song in Year 13 when I was at High School. I was somewhat disappointed in the choice, it wasn’t cool or modern. It was the Beatles. But, as we stood together on one of our last days as kids, and …