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Discernment – The ultimate life hack in 2024

Always hypervisible! The idea that success is a 'one size fits all' approach and not trusting your instincts or that something can be done in a different way is harmful and exhausting. If like me you are highly emotionally sensitive to people and situations. One of the reasons for this...

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Big ideas, Bethlehem & detachment

Kitchen ceilings As I rushed around, frantically grabbing the final presents. I couldn't help but wonder why I always ended up in this chaotic situation. Every year, I promised myself that I would be more organised and avoid leaving everything to the last minute. But here I was, on Christmas...

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5 Signs of Gaslighting

What is gaslighting? Gaslighting is a specific type of manipulation, where the manipulator is trying to get someone else (or a group of people) to question their own reality, memory or perceptions. It may start out with seemingly small offences or microaggressions! But, the problem is that even more or less...

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REST is a Superpower

The Power of Rest Rest is intrinsically powerful. It allows the body and mind to rejuvenate, repair, and regenerate. For workaholic superwomen, juggling multiple roles and responsibilities, rest isn't just a luxury—it's a necessity. It aids in maintaining physical health, fosters mental clarity and balances our emotions. More importantly, it can...

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Equal Futures – Leading with Kindness

What is the one pressing problem you want to solve?Last week Friday, I spent the day with some of the powerhouses in the DEI, anti-oppression and equity space (many of whom I know from LinkedIn) to reimagine how to create an equal world.Thanks to #MissionEquality Sharon Hurley Hall (she/her), Lea...

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Neurodivergence at work

Neurodivergence at work Wouldn't it be great if we could fast forward to a point where we don't need labels. Where we have more flexibility, inclusion and understanding in educational and work cultures. Where teachers, leaders, line managers and colleagues understand that one size does not fit all.And, people leaders...

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Episode 89 – Dealing with everyday racism

Dr Shungu Hilda M'gadzah Director & Lead Consultant Psychologist with over 30 years experience working as a DEI coach at senior executive board level. Today we are going deeper to explore everyday racism and sharing our experiences of every racism within her six stage framework to understand & tackle racism...

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A goal without a deadline is just a WISH!

A goal without a deadline is just a WISH! If I asked for an increase and I got shut down, it didn't stop me. I was no longer able to play small and I was focused on really doing things differently. I had already planned my next steps prior, so...

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Amplifying Diverse Voices During Mental Health Awareness Week

Amplifying Diverse Voices During Mental Health Awareness Week It was both sad and disappointing the recent Race Equalities finding from the government’s handpicked educationalist, Tony Sewell claiming that Britain was not an institutionally racist country and failed to recognise institutional racism. I wonder what the mother of Stephen Lawrence would...

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4 Ways To Foster a Sense of Belonging in Your Workplace

Fostering a sense of belonging Belonging involves having a sense of connection and feeling valued by the people around you. Connection plays a valuable role on our mental health, which makes having positive relations and purpose within working life extra important. The belonging of employees should therefore not only gain...

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