Channeling Your Inner Spontaneity

It was a Friday morning when my partner and I decided to shake up our routine. “Let’s go to Boston this weekend.” A single, definitive statement that spurred us into action. The repetitive day-to-day was getting to us. We were irritable, pessimistic, and stressed out. Much of it stemmed from our respective job statuses: him … Continue reading Channeling Your Inner Spontaneity

When Your Brain Becomes the Unexpected Villain in Your Job Search

It was Tuesday morning and I already had three rejections from jobs that I applied to in the previous week.  The other fifteen, twenty, sixty jobs (I had honestly lost count) I had applied to over the past five months of job hunting had either rejected me or given me radio silence. I had been … Continue reading When Your Brain Becomes the Unexpected Villain in Your Job Search

Stumbling Giraffes

I stumbled. I had gotten used to the consistent improvements in my mental and emotional health.  I was writing regularly.  Work was hardly a worry.  I was being more social and trying new things. Then the insomnia freight train hit me. I couldn’t sleep more than four hours a night.  Everything was irritating and the … Continue reading Stumbling Giraffes