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Healthy Habits to Adopt as a Nursing Version

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How I Want 2020 to Look – A little reflection using 5 words

If you’ve been following me along here at Alicia Overseas for a while then you’ll know that it’s been an interesting year.  A year full of discovery and reflection. A year where I’ve learnt so much about how I want my life to look and how I can get it.…

Finishing the Year as We Mean To Go On – Our …

It’s been two years since we sat around the table lapping up all the traditions of an English Christmas, family, turkey, laughter, wine, children giggling and adults squabbling. I for one have always been a lover of tradition. Waking up on Christmas morning with my mum and brother launching ourselves…

5 Habits I Want to Leave Behind in 2019

This is probably the first year that I’ve ever conducted a life reflection. I actually used the fantastic workbook created by Sophie Cliff, Reflect and Grow.  It’s a wonderful resource to really hone in on what kind of year 2019 was for you and what you’d like 2020 to look…

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…

My Favourite Books of 2019 & My 2020 Book Challenge!

I think this is the first post I’ve ever written for Alicia Overseas that’s not related to travel or nursing, isn’t that crazy? I’ve decided I definitely want to inject for of my personality into this blog and a huge part of what makes me is reading. I love to…

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…