Are you saying Yes or No to being the best version of you?

By Jane Robotham | March 21, 2016

Do you wake up on certain days and wonder why it all seems so hard? I know I do…. Sometimes the thought of getting to where I know I want to head next just feels a little bit too big or too difficult to implement! Especially when I am taking a leap into the next stage in my work or my life’s journey.

How High are Your Hopes in 2016?

By Jane Robotham | March 21, 2016

Have you ever wondered why some people seem to flow through life achieving their dreams steadily, almost effortlessly, while for others it always seems like things just don’t end up the way they planned it? Many of us start the year after a nice period of reflection and come back ready with fresh energy and…

Fear – your biggest adversary

By Jane Robotham | January 16, 2015

As I continue to learn to overcome my own personal challenges over the course of my ever-changing life there is one powerful element that always has the potential to hold me back from being the best ‘me’ I can be. It is FEAR.


Feel like you are on a roundabout? Setting goals for 2015

By Jane Robotham | December 28, 2014

New Years Day for me and the days leading up to it have always been a time for reflection. I like to acknowledge what I have achieved this year as well as note what areas of my life need improving in order for me to achieve my goals moving forward. I have since realised after…

Nurses just ‘know’ what to do

By Jane Robotham | November 23, 2014

After the passing of my step father I experienced first hand what so many family members have expressed to me after their loved ones slip away. A sense of gratitude and praise for all the efforts made by the nursing staff who ensured that their relatives passing was pain free, peaceful and dignified. In all…

Great Team Work – Your Biggest Asset

By Jane Robotham | November 17, 2014

Team work – A vital element for nurse unit managers Working as a team is as important as good equipment, effective rostering and excellent patient care. In fact I believe the ability for each group of staff to work as a team determines whether it is a good shift – or a shift we all…

Feeling battered by the elements of life?

By Jane Robotham | November 13, 2014

Do you feel pushed, pulled and stretched at times – just like this tree? Are you noticing you  are barely holding on after a busy day, week month or year? As I was taking my morning walk along the beach I realised for many of us this existence has become our reality – so much…

Staying Centred During Busy Times – An Ongoing Journey

By Jane Robotham | October 27, 2014

When I get busy I can easily become swayed off balance and consumed with tasks that take up my most of my thoughts, time and energy. It’s important to know this about myself as much as I don’t like the fact. The good news is it is possible to do something about it! I have…

Stop! A simple system for dissolving emotional discomfort

By Jane Robotham | October 21, 2014

Dealing with my emotions in the moment has always been a challenge for me – a lot of things are going on in my life and I am often time poor. The temptation is always lurking to skim over what I am feeling and move into dealing with the practicalities of my day. I have…

It only takes 1 minute to practise self-care on the job

By Jane Robotham | September 21, 2014

Practising self-care is non-negotiable! After working as an RN in both Acute and Aged Care settings I am well aware of the pressures of being time poor and overly focused on the list of tasks ahead of me. I now see that part of my responsibility as a leader working in a facility, is to…