"'It is hard to be a woman. You must think like a man, act like a lady, look like a young girl, and work like a horse.' -a sign that hangs in my house" -"What Happened" by Hillary Clinton I came across this quote that, according to her recent book, Hillary Clinton has hanging in … Continue reading To be a woman
Standing up for yourself and your beliefs is important. If you feel that you are being mistreated, overlooked, or misunderstood, then say something. Today at work, my supervisor told me that I needed to start completing a task that I believed to be unnecessary and just a waste of my (and everyone's) time. I expressed … Continue reading Stand Up
Positivity: a thing that I have always struggled with. I have always been the type to question things and look at the glass as half empty. I often tell myself that there is an advantage to being a pessimist. You never really get your feelings hurt too bad, because you figured something would go wrong … Continue reading Positivity Breeds Positivity
Do the things you need to do to be productive. Don't wait around for your boss or another person to tell you what you need to do. If you wait, you'll just be helping another person achieve their goals and be more productive, putting off your needs. Take the initiative and do the work that … Continue reading Take the Initiative
Don't let anyone break you. Especially over menial tasks and things that don't matter in the long run. You are unbreakable. You are made of steel. No matter how many bullets come your way, they continue deflecting off your rock-solid body, mind and soul.
I do not understand and cannot comprehend how people, especially in professions that rely on and preach teamwork, can treat each others like robots. It seems to be like this everywhere I look. This issue ties into "workaholism". We look at people as if they are machines, with no feelings, emotions, wants or needs. And … Continue reading iRobot
For the last 8-9 months, almost every day at work was a struggle for me. I could always count on SOMETHING or SOMEONE to set me off. Maybe it was a co-worker, or even worse a boss, that said something that just irked me. Maybe something I was working on just went "completely wrong", throwing … Continue reading Let It Go (and no, this is not a Frozen endorsement)