Wellness

Geraldine Muteka

From job hunter to career builder

From job hunter to career builder

As an HR professional I meet both employees who show up for their job as well as employees who are pursuing their career. People who show up for their jobs are simply doing it to earn a salary,...

Narcissistic Behaviour at work

Narcissistic Behaviour at work

In our workplaces, we encounter different behaviours as we engage with ourselves and with others. Some behaviours will contribute to our growth, where others will limit our growth. Narcissistic...

What is mental health

What is mental health

What is mental health? With the focus on mental health awareness in the month of May, it is the right time for us to consider what mental health is.  All the different definitions meet at one point...

I cannot have or do it all

I cannot have or do it all

This is my truth now and I wish I fully embraced this many years ago. I am still working on the embracing part, though. What I did realize is that what has held me back for a long time is shame, the...

Love at work

Love at work

This title goes two ways. Firstly, it speaks of the action of love, because contrary to popular belief, love is not some mystical magical no-work phenomena.  Secondly, it speaks to love in the...

Holding space for you

Holding space for you

I have not written in a while. I wrote many posts in my head and I did life with the constant longing to sit down and write, but I did not. You see, writing these blog posts is a sacred activity to...

Dear Younger Me

Dear Younger Me

Dear Younger Me I am delighted to write to you. I see you … all starry eyed … believing in life and love. I see your pain and uncertainty … I see you making yourself small to fit in … seeking to...

I am not ready

I am not ready

I am not ready to write this piece. Really…that’s how I landed on this topic. I knew I needed to write a post, but I am simply not ready. Here is the thing: I have not been ready for a few days...

Multiply your time

Multiply your time

Reading is my thing!  Reading about matters such as time management, productivity and the works are absolutely the stuff of dreams. I have read many books on managing time or not (there is an...

Wellness Defined

Wellness Defined

This should have been my very first post.  In the words of Bart Cummings and as experienced by most of us, “in hindsight, everything is much clearer”. So here we are writing a post on what wellness...

Learning and Teaching

Learning and Teaching

Teaching refers to the act or practice of imparting knowledge, whilst learning refers to receiving knowledge.  It is fair to expect that both actions will have to be evidenced or confirmed by a...

Choose your conversations

Choose your conversations

Most of us love a good conversation and we define good conversations differently. For some it is the length, for others it is the depth and many just appreciate that they can learn or share during a...

Healing practices

Healing practices

“Healing is the personal experience of transcending suffering and transforming to wholeness” D. McElliott  The above definition is one of the most profound definitions I have read on healing. I...

The Power of yet

The Power of yet

Skill is a key word in the workplace. Employers plan, design, implement, monitor, and evaluate initiatives to identify the key skills needed and then develop, build, and transfer these skills in the...

The cheerleader in the arena

The cheerleader in the arena

As an HR Professional, exposure to conversations centred on an employee’s experience of his/her work situation is standard. More than 90% of the experiences relayed are not pleasant experiences....

Goodbye to life

Goodbye to life

Saying goodbye in this life Mourning is defined as the expression of sorrow over a loss, in many cases, the death of a loved one.  In most communities, there is a set way to mourn and there are...

Its not about you

Its not about you

If you have been following my posts, you might be thinking I am totally losing the plot. With my last post, I got you all psyched up with “change starts with you”, just to tell you now that it is...

It starts with you

It starts with you

It starts with you – Self-awareness So, to catch you up, if you missed our first post, we are on a mission to transform our work experiences from a focus of counting the time to go home to making...

Coaching vs Therapy

Coaching vs Therapy

As we get ready for our mission to actively work on building meaningful experiences at work as discussed in our first post, it is important to lay the foundation in the correct way. This mission...

Success in the workplace – A Mission

Success in the workplace – A Mission

Many people spend most of their waking hours at work. Unfortunately, many people spend these hours hoping for the day to be over, in some cases literally watching the clock. This experience of...