You CAN Have It All

"There are only so many hours in a day." "You can't do it all." "You're only human." "If you take that on, what are you willing to give up?"  Teachers, lecturers, friends, and family. At one point or another, they have all thought I was 'doing too much' or 'at risk' of doing too much. … Continue reading You CAN Have It All

Cheerleaders – Do They Always Help?

“Wherever you fly, you’ll be best of the best. Wherever you go, you will top all the rest. Except when you don’t. Because, sometimes, you won’t. I’m sorry to say so but, sadly, it’s true that Bang-ups and Hang-ups can happen to you.” - Oh, the Places You'll Go! (Dr Seuss) I was a very … Continue reading Cheerleaders – Do They Always Help?

Let’s Compete!

When I first opened my Facebook account, my feed was instantly filled with friends and acquaintances posting images of their lavish trips abroad. However, life is not one extended holiday, and so gradually my feed filled with people boasting 'busyness' (read busy-ness, not business). The pictures of perfect pedicures and strolls at sunset were traded … Continue reading Let’s Compete!