I recently got into a debate with a group of older adults within the comments of a LinkedIn post. I thought that sort of drama was reserved for Facebook, but regardless, it got me thinking. The post I commented on was from a business leader who was upset by what she was seeing in the … More OPINION: The Real Reason why Ageism is Damaging the Modern Workplace
Elephants are some of the most advanced creatures among us. They have incredibly complex physical and mental/emotional needs. Unfortunately, humans have found ways to turn these gentle giants mad through aggression and malnourishing tactics. Circuses, zoos, and other “for the people” atmospheres are more detrimental to an elephant’s health than most seem to think. Everything … More Protecting Our Gentle Giants
The first time I had a true anxiety attack I wrote down everything that happened. I didn’t want to forget that feeling. I never did, anyway. I wanted to remember what I could feel like. I wanted to remember what I did to heal, and what preventative measures I took to stop it from happening again. … More The First One Was The Worst One
I remember you. I remember your fears, your secrets, and your stories that spread. I remember your drama and your tears. What do you remember about me? I’m successful now, and suddenly you want to talk to me. Suddenly you’re interested in my life and my career goals because I am at a place where … More To Those Who Tore Me Down When I Was Young And Insecure
Once upon a time, there was a girl of about 15, in a town of about 50. Just kidding. I actually grew up 40 miles outside of Manhattan, so… But today I’m not sharing my life story with you. Instead, I’m sharing the facts of this deep, dark, disease that I have; affectionately referred to … More The Curse of the Resting Bitch Face: A memoir.
The media have an unbelievable amount of control over people in this day and age. It’s scary. TV producers and artist managers know that we want what we can’t have and that we like to dream, so seeing our favorite celebrities with tons of beautiful and talented friends or watching a group of six friends act like brothers and sisters (who also get married…) is enjoyable to us. It’s not always attainable, but we like to dream. … More The Problem With “Friends”
You can argue that it’s a hallmark holiday all you want, but I don’t see the problem in a day that celebrates love. February 14th is a reminder that we don’t always celebrate our relationships with loved ones, and it’s a chance to put all else aside. It’s not just a date night and it’s … More Valentine’s Day on a Budget