A few years ago I found myself being interviewed for a job in Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. I was struggling back then. I literally lived from pay-cheque to pay-cheque chasing after the next gig to keep myself going. My savings had been depleted. I moved around like a nomad not only within… Continue reading My Story: The Conflict Within.
Experiencing something upsetting or traumatic, whether in our work or personal life, immediately makes many people recoil and isolate themselves. We suck it up. We decide it’s better to be on our own. No connection means not getting hurt. We’re protecting ourselves. The more I learn about emotion, memory and suffering, the more I realize… Continue reading One Way To Build Your Resilience.
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No it’s… I know a lot of superwomen. I am one of them. But I reject a common image of the superwoman. It’s one of the super-juggler. You take care of the kids, partner, family and friends. You run the errands, try to work out and eat right.… Continue reading Re-defining Superwoman.