Remote networking? How to make connections when you work from home
written by Anna Harris While many of us are rejoicing at the return of working from the office, others of us are less enthused. Some have opted to take advantage of hybrid or fully remote opportunities instead of going back to the traditional setup of commuting every workday. Maybe you’ve enjoyed teleworking but thought it…
Fall activities to get into the Autumn spirit
written by Anna Harris I don’t know about you, but I love fall. Hot weather is my kryptonite, so when the crisp air scented with fireplace smoke and pumpkin spice latte comes to greet me as I walk outside, it’s a good day (confession time: I don’t really care about pumpkin spice lattes). Whether you…
A welcome to Autumn as we observe small changes
written by Anna Harris The coming of fall does not come all at once. Like so many things in life, we await with bated breath and not a little impatience for the next thing. The next job, the next weekend, the next paycheck, the next holiday or birthday. We wish the hoped-for good things would…
Self-care ideas for when your mental health could use a boost
written by Anna Harris Buzzwords like “self-love” and “self-care” are thrown around these days without anyone really explaining what that looks like on a practical level. If you’re anything like me, you’ve likely read zillions (approximately) of articles about mental health and how to be kind to yourself, but maybe these methods have fallen flat…
Dangerous Company: The Book That Hurt Me
In the end, I think that book, or at least the way younger me took it, really damaged me. I’ve struggled my entire life thinking about life and God in the context of this book, in the ideas it espouses. This specifically is what a good Christian girl or woman should be like and if…
These Labels Are Tearing Us Apart
We’re the ones really tearing ourselves apart. But the labels are a big part of how we’re doing that.
When Someone Is Forcing a Friendship on You
I’ve been on both sides: the person who wants desperately to be friends and the person who would really rather be left alone. So what do you do when your boundaries are being crossed?
The Best Advice I Ever Received Part 1
Life is confusing. It’s a mess of gray spaces and forks in the road. And we have all kinds of people and sources telling us how we should live! Even if we believe in Jesus and the Bible or other religious teachings, the number of ways to interpret what we read is endless. Signposts point…