It’s not about me, but it needs to start with me.

Before I started work in my not-so-new job, I wrote down a list of reasons to remind myself of why I accepted the job, and also made a checklist to help me make a decision at the end of one year if I should stay or go. Here I am appraising my employer shortly after … Continue reading It’s not about me, but it needs to start with me.

Happy cock it up year!

Another year with lots of new beginnings to be excited about. A new job, new names and faces to remember, new travel route to work, new things to learn on the job, all in one pretty package. Yet something seems to be weighing on me. I don't always like the skeptic in me, but I shall admit I have my doubts and … Continue reading Happy cock it up year!

Make it a Compassionate Christmas

With a full-time day job recently in place, it has become more tricky to manage everything that I had initially planned to do. One of these included writing in this blog twice a week. However, I clearly need to readjust my own expectations, so I don't beat myself up for failing to keep up. It … Continue reading Make it a Compassionate Christmas

The Challenge of Self-Love at Work

Today at my new workplace, my team decided to play a 'game' to get to know each other better. Everyone was allowed to ask anyone else in the room a question from a pile of cards given to them. Being the newest addition to the team, I had a couple of questions thrown my way … Continue reading The Challenge of Self-Love at Work