My secret talent:
I’ve started doing acting classes as a hobby! But I’m only learning, so it’s not a “talent” just yet.
What’s it like to be in a room with me?
When I’m talking to someone, I give them my undivided attention, and am deeply curious to understand what’s happening for them. Others have said that I’m calm, grounded, and easy to talk to. I listen with kindness, empathy, and an open mind. I try to stay humble and acknowledge I don’t have all the answers – but want to work together with a person to find a way forward.
What’s my non-negotiable when it comes to taking care of my own mental health?
I try to bring myself back to my values and what matters to me – such as connecting with friends and family, while also finding some quiet time for myself. I also practice gratitude and find joy in simple things – such as sleeping in, a warm cup of tea, and enjoying some sunshine. Doing small things mindfully can make a big difference.
My life motto:
With every challenge or setback comes an opportunity for learning and growth.