Two ears, one mouth

Living by the “two ears one mouth – applied in that proportion” principle is not always easy! Sometimes that will mean listening and perhaps not speaking at all, or maybe even not joining in including walking away, if you can only say negative or hurtful things. It’s our individual responsibility to control how we treat…

100 Women Of Influence: Global Leader 2018

Congratulations to the Australian Financial Review 100 Women of Influence (100WOI) in 2018, and to the category winners and overall winner. It is an honour to be listed amongst a group of such remarkable women. The awards are in their sixth year and were this year expanded to include an Alumni Projects program, an initiative designed…

World Mental Health Day

Please read this brilliant blog by my colleague and friend, Tina Minkowitz. “When we go to a doctor’s office we may feel nervous, apprehensive.  We worry about test results, we worry about whether a treatment might do more harm than good.  We put our trust in the practitioner provisionally and hope she is trustworthy and competent.   But…

I didn’t invite Mr Dementia

Following on from all the wonderfully honest #DAI #Hello stories shared during World Alzheimer’s Month or Dementia Awareness Month, which is a term I prefer, as I’ve been advised many times by my neurologist I don’t have Alzheimer’s, I decided a blog updating the changes in my cognitive disabilities was in order. Sometimes the raw…