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Anger. I like it. Here’s Why.

I am a very angry person. Most of that anger is directed toward men. For those of you who’ve read me awhile, it’s my own personal “open secret.” I like anger because it’s powerful. It keeps others at bay and keeps me safe. And it covers for all that hurt I feel inside. I have had … Continue reading

We Like You, Just Not That Much

So a month ago I drove 5 hours away to interview for a promotional position. I didn’t get the job. This week the folks in that area contacted me. They were very impressed with me during my interview. They chose someone else over me, not because that person is more qualified, but because they had already interviewed for … Continue reading

Workplace Bullying, or Why Is My Boss Such a Jerk?

Everyone knows about schoolyard bullying and the impact it has on children. But did you know that adults are bullied as well? Let’s say you’re a dependable employee who is an asset to the workplace. So why is your boss working so hard to make you look incompetent? And why are co-workers complicit in supporting the boss’s … Continue reading

What to Give a Child in Need

Happy Thanksgiving! While many of us Americans will be gathering ’round with family and friends sharing a huge meal and lots of gratitude, we’ll also be planning our bargain shopping strategies for this weekend.   Perhaps while you’re out and about you’ll want to pick up some items to give for a child in need. The holiday … Continue reading

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