How Do You Say Happiness?

There are many situations which can cause people to feel unhappy. These situations can include unemployment, social or romantic struggles, family issues, or other more intricate ties to an individual’s physiological state. When life is static and nothing overtly negative is happening, however, these same people might be hard-pressed to define exactly what a state…

Ways to Stay Optimistic during the Job Search

This week I’ve been reflecting on the nature of the job market and increasingly finding reasons to be happy and relaxed about the whole situation in which I currently find myself. Yes, it’s true that I’ve graduated from university (twice) with stellar marks, an excellent track record, and lots of supporters – yet still can’t…

A Date with the Career Counselor

Over the past several weeks, I’ve been lucky enough to visit with a career counselor to talk about what makes me tick when it comes to working environment, desired career roles, and personal goals. It’s been exceedingly beneficial for me to step back and look clearly through the haze of competing and contradictory employment-related messages…

Too Much Introspection

I must confess to any and all of my readers; I’m a little bit obsessed, a little bit over thinking, pretty much everything in my life right now. And it wears at me. Why can’t you just be happy? I chastise myself. What’s wrong with you that you can’t just relax? There are brief moments…