Social networks do not have good press at the moment. 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 […]
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 »