5 Ways You Suck at Dealing with Stress

5 Ways You Suck at Dealing with Stress

I don’t deal with stress well. Pressure I can do. Pressure and I are friends. But give me an overloaded life plate and I go down hard. People don’t typically see me flailing because I keep the balls in the air at work and important volunteer opportunities,...
Lisa LaFlamme and the Casual Sexism

Lisa LaFlamme and the Casual Sexism

Source image: CTV News “You hear that all the 51 year old women?”¬†Lisa said,¬†“We’re just children.” Watching the federal election coverage last night, there was a moment when the record scratched for me. It wasn’t because of a win...
Tales of Horrible Employers

Tales of Horrible Employers

How to know if your employer is the worst: Are they one of these employers? Here’s the highlight reel of awful work situations this week, in order from WHAT EVEN to I quit this planet. Today in “shit I can’t believe actually happens”, coming to...
Give Up on Inspiration

Give Up on Inspiration

There’s a million things on my mind today besides writing this blog post. I’m thinking about my Mint.com balances (no more positive than last time, but a perpetual burden on my psyche.) I’m watching this fantastic TED talk about infidelity. I’m...
5 Engaging Songs to Help You Focus

5 Engaging Songs to Help You Focus

Some people find music distracting, but I work in an open office and it’s a necessary part of life for me. When there are dozens of conversations and clacking keyboards to drown out, music can help you pull it together and finish that report. Research seems to...