In the past, I’ve thrown in the towel on what I had called a “weight loss journey” because my goal didn’t make sense: I didn’t really want to lose weight, I wanted to change my body composition and look better. But when we’re comparing our progress against the wrong criteria, we can’t be successful.
I don’t know if anything prepares you for a sudden or unexpected job loss. In the days after I found out I was no longer employed with the organization I’d been a manager at for six months, I spent a lot of time searching for warning signs. Maybe I shouldn’t have told my boss I… Continue reading caution: road ending ahead
The pressure I feel to perform better across all aspects of my life is breathtakingly overwhelming.
It’s why I wear my fancy shoes with jeans on Fridays. It’s why my most expensive jeans will inevitably be covered in muddy paw prints and dog fur on Sunday afternoons.
Ah, the office. Whether big or small, every office has a mix of people from various walks of life, backgrounds, ages, socioeconomic statuses, and every other thing you can imagine. There are loads of things you can’t help in the office – like if someone likes you as a human being or simply hates the… Continue reading annoying habits that make your colleagues hate you
A “get out” bag (or “go-bag”) is exactly what it sounds like – it’s a bag you grab as you’re getting the heck out of your home during an emergency situation.
In the years we’ve been together, I’ve sporadically asked M if we could get a dog. Since we lived in a dog-free apartment, it was as much a running joke as anything – I knew I wanted a dog one day, but I also knew it wasn’t a possibility. Until it was. Last summer, the… Continue reading so you think you want a dog?