All posts tagged: work

It’s been a while …..

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gratitude / the small stuff / work/life balance

Hello! It’s been some time since my fingers tapped away on my keyboard and how I have missed the feeling. My work life has been pretty hectic and full on since December 2014. I didn’t really get time between jobs to regain my balance and found myself completely immersed in┬ánote taking and making, ensuring I was fully informed on the subjects that I teach. I found myself caught up in a never ending cycle of […]

#100happydays Day 88

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#100happydays / Life, Love, Family

Day 88 Thursday May 15th It’s that time of year again when portfolios of work need to be graded and submitted for external examiners to double check. Gathering up my batch of folders and notebooks at the end of a marking session was one of the happiest moments of my day. Another job marked of the to do list! Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion. ~C. Northcote Parkinson

Day 3 #100happydays challenge

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Life, Love, Family

Yesterday was day three of my #100happydays challenge.This is the image that made me happy: Yesterday I returned to work after being off/unemployed since December 13th. I can honestly say the feeling of dread that hung over me since receiving the phone call last week was like a dark heavy cloud of gloom. Don’t get me wrong, I realise that in these recessionary times I am very lucky to have a job. I appreciate the […]

Don’t Forget Your Shovel If You Want To Go To Work

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Life, Love, Family

Hope January is being good to you all. Mine Started with lots of positivity and good vibes. I had a bit of a dip around the 6th but I’m putting that down to the fact that the kids were heading back to school the following day and it really signaled the end of the holidays. As an adult educator who is employed on a causal, part-time basis I find myself in the unusual position of […]