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Why We Stop to Stop Comparing Ourselves to Others

Comparison is the thief of all joy. I’m certain you’ve all heard that quote before. Quotes are funny things, aren’t they? Some feel like codswallop and others stop you in your tracks. To me, this quote has the latter effect. I’m certain that comparison is the thief of all joy.…

Creating Boundaries at Work and Home

Boundaries, in my opinion, is a very misunderstood concept and I believe boundaries at work and home have a huge role to play in adulthood. Many of us are familiar with boundaries from a young age. If we’re lucky enough our parents enforce boundaries and then so do our teachers…

Some Thoughts on Self Sabotage

This week has given me all kinds of food for thought. I’ve been jotting paragraphs down in my journal here there and everywhere which has led to me ultimately writing this blog post. The last week has been somewhat of an emotional rollercoaster for me as I launch myself into…

Why I’ve Started a Podcast

Podcasting, where do I start with this one.  I don’t know about you but I absolutely love podcasts. I’m a natural-born book lover, I’d choose books over movies any day of the week. When I was little my head was always nestled inside a book and still is. I think…

Healthy Habits to Adopt as a Nursing Version

Personally, I always feel like there’s a negative connotation attached to the word ‘habit’. I think it’s because as children and throughout society we always use the phrase ‘it’s just habit’ as a negative. For example, biting our nails, picking our eyelashes, snoozing the alarm. We do these things out…

10 Simple Steps to Make the Dreaded 12 Hour Shift More Joyful!

No-body should be at work for 12 hours a day. As human beings, our concentration is actually only at its peak for a measly four hours! So, whoever invented 12-hour shifts was certainly a little nutty, to say the least. However, for so many of us, these 12-hour shifts are…

How Journaling Has Helped Me Become More Positive in My …

I’ve always had a funny relationship with journaling. I’ve heard about the power that it has and the changes it can bring to a person from some of the most successful people around. Oprah, Jen Sincero, Brene Brown, all of these successful women that I look up to consistently talk…