humanity

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

Victoria Towery7 days ago
If You Don't Feel Your Emotions, Where Do They Go?
Crying at Work is having a moment and I dig it! I recently, jokingly but maybe not, said to my supervisor, “I try to keep my desk-cries to about once a month…” In which she responded lightheartedly, “...
Jennifer Grigg17 days ago
What I Learned from Being a Volunteer Firefighter for 20 Years
I learned that those ghosts have stayed with me. With some, I see their faces, with others, their injuries, and sometimes it’s the friends and family members that watched as we tried everything in our...
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Lydia K19 days ago
Office Pet Peeves
There is something about working in an open plan office that reveals all of your inner most annoyances and pet peeves about people's habits that really just get your blood boiling. Until you've worked...
The Ballad of a Boy with a Passion for Storytelling
December 22, 1998. It was a brisk Tuesday evening. I was born in Beth Israel Hospital, located in the Weequahic section of the South Ward in Newark, New Jersey. I was the third child of Helen Jackson ...
Jade McCullocha month ago
Dear CEO
Dear CEO, You don't know me, but your decisions impact every part of my life. You decide where I get to live, what I get to eat, and whether or not I can afford to fix my car. This month you decided t...
Sarah Honga month ago
A Working Woman in Progress
I recently read a study about how procrastination is correlated with low self-esteem. The act of putting off tasks is a result of a self-aggravating belief that the task you produce is representative ...
Crystal Hearta month ago
Never Work at This Call Center from Hell
When you're hired on at a job, you'd expect to feel safe and that your bosses and coworkers would respect you and help make it easier for you to do your job. Well, you can toss that out the window, be...
David Wyld2 months ago
It’s Above Me Now!
We can talk for days and hours - and yes even weeks and months - about "doing the right thing" when it comes to managing diversity in various settings. But will it pay off in "doing the right thing" w...
es .penname2 months ago
Jobless and Only Kinda Depressed
Some people spend their lives chasing goals. They’ll achieve something great and move right on to other greatness. I’m not one of them. I’ve had so few goals in my life. I wanted to do well on my AP t...
Jay Williams2 months ago
Marketable Downside
In today's job market, the qualifications or characteristics for most jobs are these... "Applicant must have good customer service skills." "Applicant must work well with the public." "Applicant must ...
Tatiana Littlejohn2 months ago
Surviving Multiple Sclerosis with Mz.Littlejohn (Pt. 3)
So, being that I’m out of work, sick, not making any money, in the mix of waiting for a disability determination, I'm attempting to find some type of part time work. Especially because I can only try to do it part time. And I don't have much experience. I've worked as a Certified Nurse Aide, School Bus Driver, and I only have maybe a year's worth of college experience under my belt. So, I'm attempting to try something different. This particular type of work is called voiceover. After signing up ...
Aly Ledene3 months ago
How Having a Bad Boss Put Me $10,000 in Debt
Before I get started, I want to address the clickbait title. My boss at the time was only one ingredient in a cocktail of depressing life circumstances. However, the experience of working for a toxic ...
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Brian Anonymous3 months ago
Dealing with Difficult Co-workers
I've always heard about dealing with difficult people in the workplace, and I have had to deal with people that I thought were difficult, but never in my life have I ever dealt with someone that I tho...
Alexia yankoulas3 months ago
Born into a Family of Entrepreneurs
It is said that we are influenced greatly by our surroundings. The friends we keep, the places we hang out, but most importantly our home life. We spend so much of our childhood at home watching our p...
Bethany Ramos4 months ago
I Love You, My Dear Career
Finding your career path should be the same as dating. Like we've come so far to improve the love department that we are able narrow down what we want in our potential life partner. Finding someone ri...
Aubrie Thomas4 months ago
To the Man Who Burst into My Workplace and Yelled at Me
To the man who burst into my workplace and yelled at me, I am sorry that you and your son were unhappy with the haircut that I gave him; however, I would simply ask that for one moment you stop and co...
Andy Bhatt4 months ago
Purposeful Collaboration—How Inspirational Group Unity and Team Building Are Achieved in and out of Business Settings
For decades now, managers have been challenged on how to build team cohesion and group unity, and not just around work issues, but social issues in the workplace as well. Gone are the days when ruthle...
SKYLERIZED 4 months ago
Reason First: Is Bill Gates the Most Selfish Altruist?
Briefly in 1999, William “Bill” Gates’ net worth surpassed the one hundred billion dollar mark. Now, 20 years later, he’s become a centibillionaire yet again. From his one percent ownership in Microso...