The real lives of businessmen, professionals, the everyday man, stay at home parent, healthy lifestyle influencers, and general feel good human stories.

Shadow Caster6 days ago
Restaurant & Retail: Not for Me
Hi everyone. My name's Shadow. I used to work as a crewman at McDonald's. You can imagine how that went—at least the majority of you can. Not only did I get grouchy customers every now and then, but t...
Bazooka Teaches13 days ago
The Thousand-Dollar Parking Ticket
So I was driving for Uber on a nice Thursday evening in Glendale, California. It was cooling off, and the streets were crowded with Angelenos enjoying the weather. I had three young ladies that were f...
Jos Green20 days ago
On My Own
From the moment any kid turns 18 all they want to do is escape from home and be on their own. I was no different. While I knew I wasn't ready at 18, I was trying to make myself ready and find a way. I...
Katie Kostelica month ago
19 and Unemployed
Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Katie, and I'm a 19-year-old student who just moved to Chicago full time after a year at a college in the city. At the end of my third and final quarter of my ...
Victoria Tabaka month ago
"Hey! Those Were My Ideas!"
I've written stories about what it's like to be an educator in this world and how others perceive me because of my profession. But have any of you ever had someone within your own company befriend you...
Mia Pricea month ago
Life Limits
Something I have always struggled with is where I want to go in life. I have absolutely no clue where I want to be when I'm 30 and married with a toddler running around the house. Hell, I don't even k...
Rayelle McKown2 months ago
The Reality of Compassion Fatigue and Burnout
EMTs, police officers, firefighters, social/case workers, medical professionals… they’re the bleeding hearts, the empaths. They often see the very worst of us but the majority of them choose their car...
Madison Rheam2 months ago
9 (Charitable) Organizations You Need to Know About
Here are nine of the many companies out there that give back with every purchase.
Melody Lau2 months ago
I’m 20 and Never Had a Job Before
Does anyone else feel as if the process of applying for jobs is more stressful than the actual part of working? Well, I have never actually held a formal job before in my 20 years of living, so maybe ...
A Fillmore2 months ago
Taking My Time
It’s been two months since I’ve been off work. I quit my job, leaving the company with the pandering boss and floundering culture. Read my posts about that here: "Strong Woman Syndrome" "Strong Woman ...
10 Types of Customers You'll Meet as a Starbucks Barista
Starbucks is all over, so it's no surprise that it sees its fair share of customers. Some of them are just passing through, whereas some are locals and might be seen more often. Some customers fall in...
Lilly Tairi3 months ago
If Money Were No Object
If money were no object I would be able to create and bring to life so many dreams I have had locked away in this mind of mine. Dreams some would say are too big for a person like myself, but if you a...
Zarii Young3 months ago
Why Are We...?
"My dictionary defines opportunity as a set of circumstances that make it possible to do something. The world has conditioned us to wait for an opportunity, have the good sense to spot it, and hope to...
Milica Markovic3 months ago
The Rise of Podcasting and Its Benefits
Before I became a full-time brand journalist, a large portion of my freelancing days consisted of producing and editing performance criticism, as well as providing news coverage for an online theatre ...
Iria Vasquez-Paez4 months ago
Disabled People Need Money
Disabled people need money just like everybody else. Some of us are fairly functional and can handle working. I’m applying as a cook at a chain restaurant. The open interviews are today. My knee is mo...
Iria Vasquez-Paez4 months ago
Why Companies Discriminate Towards Disabled People
Companies in this political climate are into blatant discrimination but that depends on the company since I mean, really, I have to disclose my disability because type 1 diabetes can turn lethal very ...
Micheal Rogers4 months ago
Capitalism and Anxiety in the Workplace
Have you ever been at your job and wondered why you're here? Do you feel lost on your off days? Every week millions of people cash their checks just to spend their money on their so-called responsibil...
Violet P. Davies5 months ago
What It's Like To Be Shy in the Performing Arts Industry
I'm a student, currently in my third year of a four year degree in Music and Theatre. Tonight, I attended a production put on by my upperclassmen, written by a graduate of (the Theatre half of) my pro...