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Burnout… Final Post

This is my third and final post on burnout. In the first post I wrote about symptoms of burnout and in the second post I wrote about causes of burnout. Today I will write about some of the ways to deal with burnout. I am a working mom of three. My children are 7 and…

Burnout… part 2

Today I am continuing with the series I started last week on burnout. In my previous post I wrote about some of the symptoms of burnout. If you did not get a chance to read that post, you can find it here. Burnout…Part 1. This is a 3 part series. Today I am going to…

Burnout…Part 1

This was one of those very intense weeks for me. Not in the sense that I had a lot to do, but more in terms of the depth, intensity and the demands what I was working on put on my brain power. Weeks like this happen often for most working mothers and before you know…

2019…my year of #boldmoves

2018 has come to a close. This is the time when most people are pumped up about the changes they want to make in their lives and the goals they want to achieve in the new year. This probably explains why gyms are full in the first weeks of January yet this somehow fizzles out…

What are you thankful for?

Thanksgiving is an American holiday that started around 1619 as a celebration and thanksgiving for the good harvest. This year the holiday is being celebrated on Thursday 22nd of November. I really like the idea of giving thanks and gratitude and actually setting aside a day to do this. In the busyness of life, sometimes…

Why I Consider Motherhood A Stretch Assignment

A stretch assignment is defined as a project or task given to an employee which is beyond their current knowledge or skills level in order to “stretch” the employee developmentally. It challenges the employee by placing them out of their comfort zone in order to learn and grow. Whilst not proposed by an employer, i…

I wish I had known….

Before I became a mother, I had my own perceptions of what I thought motherhood involved. I never really understood the decisions and choices that mothers around me were making and therefore made judgments that when I look back I had no basis for making. Hey I am only human… I remember visiting my sister…