What I love most about working from home

What I love most about working from home

I’m an introvert and I’m also easily distracted and bothered by noise. So, I am en-joy-ing working from home! It is utterly delicious. My “regular” (non-COVID-19) situation was that I went to the University of British Columbia (UBC) several...
What’s making me smile?

What’s making me smile?

Let me preface this by saying that I am not spending my days with a big smile plastered onto my face. However, there are a number of things that have been lifting my spirits over the past few weeks and I wanted to record these here. More time with my immediate family...
Awe

Awe

For as long as I can remember, I have been awed by a beautiful singing voice. Certain song/voice combinations stop me in my tracks, pull me in like some sort of powerful vortex (does a vortex suck people in? that may be scientifically inaccurate, but you get my...
Your workspace and well-being

Your workspace and well-being

The physical space in which we work matters–a lot. Yet, it isn’t necessarily the first thing that comes to mind when we think about career satisfaction. I have noticed my workspace affects my mood, my productivity, my sense of calm (or lack thereof), and...
Catastrophizing (do you remember 1999?!)

Catastrophizing (do you remember 1999?!)

I was thinking back 20 years to December 1999–do you remember the “hysteria” leading up to that month?! Back then, my spouse and I ran a disc jockey (DJ) business; December 31 had us worried because we weren’t sure how Y2K would play out....

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