Archive for October 2013

Do You Know Your Joy Jumpstarts? Figure Them Out and Use Often to Maintain Your Sanity

It’s autumn and my favorite hashtag of the moment is #AllPumpkinEverything. I want pumpkin pie, pumpkin cake, pumpkin candles, pumpkin nails, and my absolute pumpkin favorite – – pumpkin chai with almond milk from Argo Tea! I’m overdosing on pumpkin right now, but it’s little things like these that make me smile; make me do... Read more »

The #1 Thing I Told Myself to Keep From Losing My Mind at Work and Snapping On Folks

  It goes without saying but I’m about to say it right after the comma, people will inevitably say and do crazy –ish to you at work. It might be a team member that talks down to you like you’re a three year old; the super micro-managing supervisor that low-key tries to sabotage your work;... Read more »

Post-Apartheid Property Struggle: Film "Sifuna Okwethu (We Want What's Ours)"

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To be honest, most of what I learned about South African apartheid and the ending of apartheid in the early-90s was from watching the classic sitcom, “A Different World.” I had no clue what it really meant to “divest from South Africa”, but I knew what was happening in the motherland was bad. Fast forward some 20... Read more »