humanity

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

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...
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 Rogers18 days 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. Daviesa month 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...
Angelia Leglera month ago
A Woman in a 'Man's World'
It's month four working armed security in Afghanistan, and I find myself working tower guard alone. THANK GOD. Working alone seems to drive everyone else crazy, but I find it serene and peaceful being...
Emily Grace Gilla month ago
Work and Meaning
What makes us feel good about our work? Behavioral economist Dan Ariely's third TED Talk outlined a few experiments he conducted to better understand what motivates us as workers. In the first experiment he explored Meaningful Condition and Sisyphic Condition. People in the Meaningful Condition were asked to build LEGO Bionicles for $3.00 then $2.70 then $2.40 and so on. The completed Bionicles were put away under the table. The average number Bionicles completed in this condition was 11. Sisyph...
Iria Vasquez-Paez2 months ago
I'm Still Looking for a Job
As it is, I’m still looking for a job. Something part-time and out of the house. Preferably retail. It is possible where I live to do this. I applied at a pretzel shop at the mall, and a health foods ...
Nancy D2 months ago
I Have Adult ADHD!
I am dependent on my ADHD medication to get up before noon. Without it, I might sleep until five in afternoon. I am really not great at that whole show up fifteen minutes early thing… so two to five m...
Megan Palmer2 months ago
Work Life, Flu Life
Ah, it's flu season. The time of year where every other person is wearing a doctor's mask in public and you're left wondering whether they are sick, or they're trying to stay healthy. Either way, I av...
Allison B.2 months ago
Who Are We?
As the human race we are people; as people we have many different expectations to fulfill. Those expectations are our occupations. Whether we may or may not be paid for our occupation like most, it is...
Varden Frias2 months ago
Be a Man!
First things first: Let's rip off the band-aid. I'm transgender—female to male—and have been passing for a little over a year now. If you're unfamiliar with the term "passing," it simply means that I ...
AdreAnna Sommer2 months ago
Open Letter from a Hospice Aide
It is 6:50 in the afternoon on a weekday at the hospice house. Me, a nurse, and a nurse in training were on for the seven AM to the seven PM shift. The snow finally quit falling outside as if hopes we...
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Vic Winter2 months ago
Unbelievable: True Stories from an Uber Driver!
Driving for Uber can be fantastic. Think about a job where you make your own hours, listen to music the whole time, and cash out instantly. These are just some of the benefits of driving for Uber. The...
Darius Acuna2 months ago
INFJ Leadership
INFJ the dearest and most misunderstood out the MBTI types. For those who don't know what an INFJ is or MBTI is or cognitive functions, I suggest doing a quick google search. This is an analyses of le...
Ebony Goddess 2 months ago
Living Paycheck to Paycheck
For the last year I have been living paycheck to paycheck. Although, in the beginning, it was easy because I did not have much to pay for. Just the usual rent and food to get me through the next two w...
Sunshine Queen YG2 months ago
The Fear Caused by Unemployment
After my high school graduation, the first thing on my mind was, WHAT NOW? I didn’t have any plans as for college because I was leaving the country, so my dreams of going were crashed by my reality an...
Vala Rogers3 months ago
What I've Learned from Working at a Food Bank
As a first year student in the social services, this is what I've learned from my experience working in a food bank.
Angeliki Kitrini3 months ago
Hospitality
More often than not, I feel like people who work in hospitality deserve medals. Not only because of the physical demands of ten-hour shifts but also the surprisingly high concentration of assholes in ...