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Black Holes – Busyness and Perfection

Perfection For most - if not all - of my life, I've been a perfectionist. And there have been times when that's come in handy. Like in coding, learning (but not performing on) the piano, and working at a medical imaging facility. However, my perfectionism has also led me to waste much of my time on …

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Stuck in the Torture Chamber

Toxic workplace? Daily grind getting you down? This is just for you. ❤

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There Is Always A “Why”

People don't generally wake up and say "I'm going to be a jerk today".

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The Good, the Bad, the Ugly, and the Indifferent

There is something that can be learned from everyone.

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Four Illusions that Waste Our Time and Destroy Our Lives

Illusion #1:

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11 Lessons I Learned Working in Retail

I worked in the retail industry for about two and a half years. Here are some things I learned:

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Beauty Tips: Makeup for Your Work Photo

I speak from my own pain. 😭 Early last year, I was just beginning my journey at a new workplace. On orientation day, my HR coworker took photos of me and the other new hire. Aesthetically, I was anything but prepared for this photo. It was bad enough that I tend to feel tired during the …

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Why Emotional Modesty Needs to Die

Heads-up: The beginning of this piece might have you thinking that you're about to digest some erotica, but before some of you dismiss this piece on that premise - and before some of you get excited - I might as well let you know, this discourse doesn't fit within that category. Unless, that is, you …

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Just Another Work Day

Not looking forward to working today? Read this!

Platitudes and Cliches You’re Probably Tired of Hearing

Disclaimer: Several of these topics are very important to me, so my writing may sound a bit heated, but I am not intending to hurt or bash anyone. This is a collection of platitudes and cliches from various (often personal) experiences and journeys in life. Some of these I've heard, others are verbalizations of vibes …

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