My most embarrassing interview

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Photo by Allef Vinicius. If you have an interview coming up, or are just nervous about interviews in general, this story will ease your nerves. I already wrote about the time I showed up late to an interview, but this interview story is even more embarrassing. It’s about the time I asked my interviewer for some […]

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Drink the stew

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Photo by Alexey Ruban.   Uh…what stew? I know, weird title, right? It’s fitting, though. Because this is the first post where I really let my freak flag fly. Hope you like it! I’m one of those people who get like, visions and stuff. Call it supernatural, an overactive imagination, or leading with the introverted intuition […]

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Sometimes the grass really IS greener on the other side (and how to tell the difference)

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Photo by Frank Köhntopp. You’ve heard the saying, “The grass isn’t always greener on the other side.” In other words, the metaphorical pasture you’re dreaming of is usually just as brown as the one you’re in. The lesson is valuable, especially for those of us jumping from pasture to pasture as soon as things get hard. But […]

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The gift that will forever haunt me

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I’m an exceptional gift giver. I swear. But there is just this one terrible gift I brought to my office gift exchange that still haunts me. I hope by telling the story of the worst gift I’ve ever given, you’ll feel better about that crappy gift you gave that one time. It happens to the best […]

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A practical tool to set you free from your negative thoughts (as taught by Santa, Barbie, and Byron Katie)

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Dr. Fred Luskin of Stanford University published a study in 2005 that had some staggering statistics about our thoughts. It showed the average human has up to 60,000 thoughts per day, of which 80% are negative, and—get this—90% are the exact same thoughts we had the day before, and the day before that, and the […]

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