I gave myself a YES day and now I am making it a YES year

There is a definite place for a NO and there is a definite place for a YES. What is important is to be clear what you are saying NO to and what you are saying YES to.

Dear tired and sleep deprived mum…

For most mothers of young children, being sleep deprived is the order of the day. This isn’t a how to or what to do post. It’s me saying I see you. I was there before with 3 children, who were all below three years. It gets better. Hang in there!

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 toContinue reading “Burnout… part 2”

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 sisterContinue reading “I wish I had known….”

Can you own your success?

Sometime last year I graduated from our company’s in-house leadership programme. Each graduate was asked to provide a citation of their achievements during the two year program and their career goals going forward. I had some really good achievements of projects I had led successfully. My problem was writing about it and having it readContinue reading “Can you own your success?”

If i wasn’t afraid…

This past week i was in a workshop in Dubai organised by the Facebook Middle East and Africa office. I learnt in two days what would have taken me months but that’s not the purpose of today’s post. On the walls at the offices, there are different posters that speak to some of Facebook’s beliefsContinue reading “If i wasn’t afraid…”