Posts tagged "editorial"

From today forward, I will strive for optimism.

During last year’s performance review at my job, I was called negative.  I can’t deny the feedback.  Whenever I am confronted with a problem, I overcome it like an efficient, powerful, monster-rock star hybrid… but not before a wave of emotion.  I’ve always been a worrier- a “worst case scenario” type of girl.  I denied... Read more »

Getting Engaged Made Me an Anxious Mess

When I was little, I often thought about being a bride.  Like many young girls, I had Barbies that were getting married ALL THE TIME.  I apparently had no idea what the experience was actually like.  WOW.  In less than two weeks, I’ve discovered several new kinds of anxiety that were just waiting to blossom... Read more »

Facebook's Fake Account Purge: The Cosplay Perspective

Obi-Wan Kenobi surely felt a disturbance in The Force today.  Within the last 24 hours, Facebook purged hundreds of “fake” users from its social networking empire.  Many geek girls and guys were caught in the crossfire- specifically, cosplayers. “Cosplay” is short for “costume play.”  Cosplayers dress as characters from sci-fi, fantasy, video games, and more.  These outfits are... Read more »