Positivity Challenge Week 7: Staying Positive at Your Non-Ideal Job

Think big. Don’t settle. Find your passion. Get your dream job. Follow your bliss.

For many of us, those messages are thrown at us from a young age. We’re made to believe that we can do great things and that we shouldn’t settle for anything less. And then we’re saddled with tens of thousands in student loan debt and a worldwide economic crisis and dismal job prospects and expected to be grateful if we can even find a job.

Kind of mixed messages, hmm? Read More Positivity Challenge Week 7: Staying Positive at Your Non-Ideal Job

When Size Matters: One Women’s Journey to a Gift that Fit

My mother buys me clothes for my birthday.  I thank her and put them in the closet where they make a nice bed for the cat.  It’s not that I’m ungrateful.  It’s not that I don’t like new clothes. The problem is that my mother buys me clothes in extra large.  I wear a size 8. Read More When Size Matters: One Women’s Journey to a Gift that Fit

The Summer I Was Seventeen

I turned seventeen in September of my senior year of high school, so the summer I was seventeen was the summer after I graduated from high school.  I worked for a day care center that summer, and it was my first job.  Well, my first non-babysitting job.  Read More The Summer I Was Seventeen