The humility-pride continuum is a delicate tightrope to walk.
Why are these diverse women not visible? Why are these diverse female voices not being heard?
Who knew there would be so much to love in the time of lock-down?
Saying I am a wise person, seems like an odd thing to say. It is one of those words that we say about others, rather than about ourselves isn’t it?
During lock down I have started, unintentionally, two new communities: we have 30 women in our peer support community, and we have 70 bloggers in our #DailyWritingChallenge community – both groups have kept me anchored and uplifted throughout the last month.
Post-Covid, I am hopeful that these daily habits and rituals will be embedded and will remain to punctuate my day, replacing the exclamation marks of before with the ellipses of today.
My cup is filling up with Time, Stillness, Slowness, Space – the things I do not prioritise in my normally busy, fast, full life.
We need to reset and reframe how we see and how we experience change.
Being forced to stop, pause, reflect is highlighting that a lot of our well-intended well-being initiatives are about well-doing and not well-being.
If one good thing comes out of this pandemic, it is that schools have embraced flexible teaching and remote working arrangements.