I've written pretty extensively on this idea that I have a primal need to be creative, and if I'm not, I feel a little lost. It's in the foundation of my being. As I write this, I've got two other pieces open on my computer and a list of projects I would like to start … Continue reading spotlight series: an interview with scribbles by nicole, semi-anonymous illustrator/cartoonist
The most successful people I see are not those who very obviously forgot to iron their shirt in the morning or the ones with sleep still in their eyes during their lunch break (...guilty as charged). Rather, it's the people you can look at and just know they have a cemented morning routine that allows them to put their … Continue reading this is me making a promise to not hit snooze every morning
Except that budget is zero.
My current work situation is not unlike many other people’s around my around age: I have two jobs-- one in retail and an internship in the city. Basically, I’ve been working so much I hardly have time to think about anything else. Now, this isn’t something I dreamed of doing post-grad. In an ideal world, we … Continue reading balancing work with…work
Happy Monday, everybody! To help you ease into the new week, today I present to you a nice, short ditty. I'll cut the preamble and get right to the part I want you to remember: A couple of days ago I was training someone at work, and throughout the duration of the shift, she hit … Continue reading a short anecdote to tell you we’re all learning
When the train stops moving, say it with me: ommm.
*Editor's Note: For confidentiality purposes, the author of this piece has asked to remain anonymous. According to research, about 18.2% of people in the United States suffer from mental illness. That being said, approximately 92% of people in the United States are employed, making it safe to assume that a huge portion of those 18.2% … Continue reading mental illness in the workplace: an open letter to my unprofessional boss
Why be awake when you can be asleep?
We sat there slumped, wallowing in defeat, sitting in our usual red chairs at our usual Starbucks. These chairs had supported us through 5 years of studying, resume writing, and interview preparation. We are lucky, Shannon and I. We graduated and found jobs in our fields almost immediately. Slowly, but surely, we were successfully on … Continue reading post-grad problems: my paycheck doesn’t match my passion
actual irony, not what alanis morissette claims to be ironic in that song of hers.