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career

  • Thank you, stranger
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    Thank you, stranger

    He broke up with me by the pond. By a sunny and beautiful fall afternoon, he told me he wouldn’t come back home. Suddenly, my whole world fell apart. My foundations were gone. It…

    October 7, 2017
  • Managing transitions
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    Managing transitions

    That night, I couldn’t sleep. Blame it on the New Moon. The transition from one lunar cycle to another just happened to be perfectly synchronized with what was going on in my life. The…

    September 23, 2017
  • I quit
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    I quit

    I am a quitter, and I am proud of it. If I am able nowadays accept it, it’s mostly because I stick with the first definition of the verb : to put an end…

    September 16, 2017
  • Party time
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    Party time

    Hey party people. Yes, I am talking to you. In fact, I am talking to that wild, bold, audacious part of you, that part who secretly dreams of wearing red lipstick and high heels…

    September 9, 2017
  • Yes or no?
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    Yes or no?

    Oh God those eclipses. If you don’t know it yet, this summer was a very intense season of eclipses. I just feel like we’ve been through such a turmoil. Doesn’t it feel good to…

    August 25, 2017
  • Money matters
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    Money matters

    I had to do all that boring stuff. You know, the personal admin papers that come in the mail? They were pilling up, and I kept hiding them in my little to-do/bullet journal/black notebook.…

    August 12, 2017
  • The box
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    The box

    I’ve never been good at following the rules. At five, my babysitter didn’t want to be held responsible for my behavior on our way to kindergarden. I guess it’s important to mention she lived…

    July 15, 2017
  • Underneath it all
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    Underneath it all

    I didn’t want to go. I knew they would all be there, and I didn’t want to go. Since February, I’ve been working on the most demanding project of my career. As part of…

    July 9, 2017
  • Go big or go home
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    Go big or go home

    They say you should never put all your eggs in one basket. They also say you should go big or go home. I don’t know who they are, but damn I do listen to…

    June 30, 2017
  • I am not a project
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    I am not a project

    I am done with positive psychology. I know, quite a shocking statement, specially since I cannot claim to be a specialist of this kind of psychology, or of any other kind. Since I have…

    May 27, 2017