Master of the shakes

Who else feels completely immobilised when they become angry? I sit there shaking, on the verge of tears, looking down at the table and worrying my head as I try to stumble through my words. Often when I get this angry, I concede to what I am in disagreement about to get the moment over …

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And in the blue corner…

I have sat through so many training days and team building exercises since starting work full time that they all mesh into one blur of boredom-induced hunger, stifled yawns and uncomfortable silences while facilitators wait for contributions by people who are being paid to attend. Many of these have been about understanding my work style. …

Guest Post – Attention is the Rarest and Purest Form of Generosity

Thank you to my beautiful guest for contributing this post. Leave a comment for her below and show your support for her lovely post. We are all trying to strike a balance between reclaiming ourselves/doing things for ourselves and remaining connected with the friends, families and contacts in our lives. ** “Attention is the rarest …

Guest Post – An Open Letter: Why we are more powerful than the problems we face.

Thank you to my beautiful friend for writing this entry. You are a kind, clever and inspirational human and the things we are going to achieve knows no bounds. ** An open letter to the change-makers, to the hopeful souls and to the perpetually afraid. Dear human, I guess it’s about time we came clean. …

Karen Dolva

I love hearing about entrepreneurs and how people have taken a simple concept or a "gap" in their market to achieve fabulous things. Please leave me a comment if you have a link to a start up or fabulous individual making positive waves in their community through their clever thinking and proactive attitude! Happy reading! …

Aung San Suu Kyi

Welcome to yet another human that is both revered and distrusted by the international community. Today I am introducing you to Aung San Suu Kyi. Her background is as follows: Suu Kyi was born in 1945 Her father, Aung San, was assassinated when she was two years old She was educated in India and the …

Henrietta Swan Leavitt

This week we are swinging all the way back to the 1860's to meet Henrietta Swan Leavitt - an American astronomer 'known for her discovery of the relationship between period and luminosity in Cepheid variables, pulsating stars that vary regularly in brightness in periods ranging from a few days to several months' (source). ... If …