Lockdown Tip: Intentionally Slow Down

That’s my personal tip today, and one I am implementing while being in lockdown and working remotely. Apparently a sabbatical does not take into account pandemics and lockdowns Last night an absolute gift came across my FaceBook feed. A live video of someone playing the piano while this mesmerising electronic visual just swirled in and

Lock down roller coaster

As I write this, we are in the midst of a 2 week lockdown in Sydney. Announced within hours of an immediate lockdown. I watched as my social media feed started to pour in with a mixture of responses. Some were voices of encouragement to check in with one another and take care of yourself.

10 Signs You Are Burning Out

Did you know that there has been a 60% increase of people in Australia looking to understand what is burnout? It is heartbreaking, and yet not surprising given the continued pressure of uncertain times and changes due to the pandemic. Often it is hard for us to notice our own levels of burnout. We are


A Tale of Two Robots

My Sunday morning routine includes going to church…but not before I set the two robot vacuums to go. One upstairs and the other downstairs. They do their thing and are clever enough not to fall off the steps. Last Sunday, I noticed that I hesitated with setting Robot#2 off. I bought Robot#2 after I was


Option B

In her book “Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy” Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Facebook, tells the heart breaking story of suddenly losing her husband. She reveals openly her struggles and attempts to work through her grief. She tells of the time when her young children were to attend an event that


The Gift of 15 Minutes

The gifts of 15 minutes … Recently I have been noting the various ways we can bring relief, rest, and resourcing from 15 minutes. Here are some examples … Sleep in 15 minutes once in a while Sleep earlier 15 minutes once in a while Sit down and have your lunch for 15 minutes Read