Social networks do not have good press. They are accused of damaging mental health of teenagers, especially girls, by promoting unhealthy expectations of reality and body image, bullying 24/7 and lack of sleep. Usually, when referring to the harmful effects of social networks, we refer to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and possibly Whatsapp. But we […]
Apparently, most resolutions that people take a New Year are abandoned come February. To try and avoid this, I have published my resolutions for the year here to hold myself accountable. At almost the 6 months mark, how well (or not) have I acted on my list.Read More »
I want to write this post for 2 reasons. The first one is that I hope that it may provide some support and ideas to some readers who might experience a professional setback. The other reason is to keep a record for myself, as I know professional challenges don’t happen just once in a career, and it is helpful to develop one’s own way to tackle them.Read More »
I promised a March update and here it is ! 3 weeks late but after skipping the February update altogether, I thought I would still give myself a pat on the back for blogging about last month.Read More »
It’s been almost 6 weeks since I last wrote. That is the longest I have ever gone since I started this blog now 1 year ago. I will try and catch you up on my life so this post might be a bit all over the place. Bear with me, normal service will indeed resume !Read More »
Choices that women (and men) make with regards to their professional lives when they have children are all valid. Whether it is slowing down, working part-time, from home, full-time or being full-time carer, becoming a parent is a challenge and there are multiple ways to build the family’s new life.Read More »
I have always worn make-up to work. Not an outrageous amount, just a bit of foundation and powder, a bit of eye-liner and mascara.
For years, I have cherished the morning routine of applying my make-up. Sometimes, it was just a nice bit of pampering. Sometimes, it was a way of preparing myself for the day ahead. And sometimes, before an important meeting or presentation, it was a way to put on my war paints, to get ready to face the challenges ahead, at my best. I never in a million years imagined that I would one day stop wearing make-up to go to work.
And yet, a few weeks ago I started reducing my make-up routine and then stopped completely. Read More »
Sometimes I miss my girls so much during the day in work… Today was one of these days. I was reading the online papers and stumbled upon a picture of a very young baby, with its tiny head resting in the hand of its dad. It looked so fragile and hopeful, the exact representation of the future.Read More »
Technically, I am a Millennial. But being born in 1986 places me in the older end of the group. Compared to some of the younger guys I work with, I am already a dinosaur at the grand age of 32. You want a proof ? I created a blog in 2018 (about 10 years after everyone else) and I have no Instagram account !!!Read More »