TAKE TIME OUT TO DAYDREAM

Siobhan Harper-NunesBalance, Development, The Simple Things

Giving our creative mind expression is as important as pounding away at our goals and targets. Why? Because every human being needs time to think, to reflect, to simply be. After all, we are HUMAN BEINGS not HUMAN DOINGS and if we let the balance slip, trust me our productivity starts to drop. BALANCE is often under-rated and yet it … Read More

DIARY OF A CRAZY WOMAN: A journey to clean air…

Siobhan Harper-NunesBalance

Having taken a 3-month sabbatical and having reconnected with yoga, meditation and simple pleasures of reading, cooking, eating and hanging out with my family. And having just about cleaned and sorted every drawer, room, space in this enormous house, I decided to start February without alcohol. In the month that followed I have had a couple of beers and a … Read More

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SHAKTI WOMEN

Siobhan Harper-NunesBalance, Being Green, Development, Equality, Relationships, The Simple Things

Shakti Women is the best thing I ever did…(OK my family aside)… For 10 years we have been serving women to grow themselves, their businesses and their careers. In that time we have touched the lives of almost 1,000,000 million women with our motivational and inspirational messages and currently boast over 30,000 followers on our social media platforms. We have … Read More

PASSIVE AGGRESSIVE MUCH?

Siobhan Harper-NunesBalance, Development, Relationships

We all joke about our friends, partners or kids who are “passive aggressive” but did you know that this behaviour is actually considered an egregious form of abuse? Whist it takes many forms, typically it can be described as behaviours which lead others doubting their own abilities, dreams, or skills. It is a set of behaviours which will lead you … Read More

HOW DO I STAY SANE?

Siobhan Harper-NunesBalance, The Simple Things

What a funny question yet that’s precisely what I was asked recently by a colleague: “you’re always so upbeat, even in the eye of a storm, how do you stay sane?”  And yes, I work for 4 voluntary organisations that provide vital services to women as well as running Shakti Women so things can get a little bit “salty” from … Read More

TAKE TIME OUT TO DAYDREAM

Siobhan Harper-NunesBalance, Development, The Simple Things

Giving our creative mind expression, is as important as pounding away at our goals and targets. Why? Because every human being needs time to think, to reflect, to simply be. After all, we are HUMAN BEINGS not HUMAN DOINGS and if we let the balance slip, trust me, our productivity starts to drop. BALANCE is often under-rated and yet it … Read More

Reading The Signs

AdminBalance

There were times in my life when I had all the money I wanted and did a job I loved but I was totally stressed out. I was always too busy for my children, to spend an hour in the park, to eat properly, to get appropriate rest or to recharge my emotional tank. I survived on a diet of … Read More