The Grass Really Is Greener Over There…

The Grass Really Is Greener Over There…

Some weeks back I posted about the “grass is greener” fallacy. We only think someone else’s lawn is better. It may appear greener, but up close, it’s likely not much different than ours. I advised my readers to tend to their own lawn, rather...
Hell Hath No Fury… How to Piss Off a Woman at Work

Hell Hath No Fury… How to Piss Off a Woman at Work

You seem angry. Why are you angry? We just need you to take notes at the meeting. Again. Yes, we know you’re not the secretary, geez. Not everything is in the job description. Sometimes you just have to do what you’re asked to do. Be a team player. Well,...
“You Should Smile More”

“You Should Smile More”

There is nothing I hate more than being told to smile. Actually, I take that back. There’s much I hate more than that. Like when the cat yaks a hairball onto the freshly washed down comforter. Or when someone cuts me off and then takes the parking spot I had my...
Why Am I Such a Mess?

Why Am I Such a Mess?

Perhaps you’ve arrived here having Googled some version of this question late at night. I’ve done that. Or maybe you were searching how to clean up an actual mess, like pink silly putty a toddler ground into an off-white carpet. Like that splotch on the...
Aristotle Called Me a Complainer

Aristotle Called Me a Complainer

It showed up in my feed, as such inspirational quotes accompanied by inspiring pictures tend to do. It might have been Instagram. Or Twitter. Or even LinkedIn. “We are what we repeatedly do.” – Aristotle Likely it’s been misattributed, as so...