The lonely side of remote work

Rian linked to an interesting article about the challenges of working remotely titled "What Most Remote Companies Don’t Tell You About Remote Work". I started reading it to get a sense of it, then sent it to my Pocket queue to read later. This is how the article begins, it will give you an idea…

Feminism from a tone-deaf male’s perspective

A discussion about feminism and a blog post by Gretchen Kelly got me thinking about what feminism and gender equality means to me. I wanted to share some of my thinking, even though it may offend many.

“I was giving up on the life my false self tells me I must live”

Dr Kelly Flanagan's post titled "Why We Should All Just Give Up" resonates with me. I often feel as if I am fighting against some impossible force to get simple things done. My first thought is to fight and keep fighting until I have overcome the challenge, and that is sometimes just getting out of…

Create a 2015 you will want to remember

2014 has turned out to be a pretty challenging year and not necessarily in a happy way. I was about to say "not in a good way" but you have a choice how to view your challenges in your life. You can see them as curses sent to make you miserable or mountains to climb…

Challenging #FML

At first #FML was a rare sighting online and, slowly, it began to find more use as people tweeted about their misfortunes online. The term has its own website featuring everyday uses and it is probably one of the most depressing memes I've seen online. https://twitter.com/clarewarwick/status/537892044753342464 Sure, some people have huge challenges in their lives…

The only thing complaining achieves

I don't often come across people who complain a lot and are otherwise upbeat about life and their path through it. Rather, the only thing complaining seems to achieve is reminding you how unhappy you are. Instead, either do something about whatever you are complaining about or change your expectations to suit your circumstances. Sure,…
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