Career switching

#SelfDevelopment – Mastering the mid-life career switch

Hello, My Bonono’s! It has been a while! I must start with a confession. I took an unintentional extended break from my blog because life got a little busy. Unfortunately, during this break, I’ve let a lot of my good habits slip, and now I find myself back in an unhealthy space. I was agitated […]

#SelfDevelopment – How to rediscover who you are after a life change

It’s safe to say I have been through my fair share of life-changing events. In just the last five years I have… Moved country (twice!) Been made redundant Had an unplanned pregnancy …and so became an unprepared mother (and wife) Became a working mum (the guilt!) Lost my hair from an autoimmune disorder  I know […]

#SelfDevelopment: 4 tips for keeping a new years resolution

First of all, thank you for dropping by and reading my post! Secondly, as you have decided to share your precious time with me and this post, it is likely (based on the title) you have picked a new year resolution but struggling to keep to it. It’s ok! We are only in week 3 […]

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#SelfDevelopment: Four questions to ask yourself

I have been pretty open on this blog, as well as with my nearest and dearest, about my struggle with self-identity since becoming a mother and being hit with alopecia. One day a cherished friend and colleague introduced me to the idea of self-reflection byways of getting in touch with my values, priorities, goals, and […]

#SelfDevelopment: 3 steps to creating a routine

I’ve just got back from a 2 week trip to Toronto to visit Mr Bonono’s family and get away from the heat of Dubai’s summer (those of you who don’t live here, just imagine the sun, and now place yourself in the centre of it. That’s Dubai right now!) Besides having a wonderful time breathing […]

#SelfDevelopment: The NEW New Years resolution

I have a love-hate relationship with New Years Resolutions. I’ve always set these idealistic huge goals for myself that fail before January is done. But I still love the symbolic nature of the day. An opportunity to reset, reflect, and renew. As a new mum with health issues and exciting 2017 plans, my resolution list […]

Turning pointless into point…ful!

Hello Bonono’s. Today I’m full of energy and enthusiasm – perhaps it’s the coffee or because my parents will be in a big tin can in the sky. We get to spend New Years together! Hooray.   I wanted to share with you an experience/realisation I’ve recently had. I’m sure there is a life lesson in it. Perhaps you […]