How to Deal With an Unwanted Office Flirtation

Everyone deals with unwanted flirtation here and there. Some guy cat calls you in the street, and you yell something (probably mildly profane) back at him. Obviously not pleasant, but also not the end of the world. But when it happens in a work environment, it’s a totally different story. You’re probably seeing this person […]

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Is Your Computer Making You Sick?

We are living in a technology-obsessed society. Even those who argue they aren’t obsessed, I bet they won’t deny they need their gadgets. These days, phones and tablets are doubling as computers as everyone is on the go, trying to get their fill of information and entertainment. But what some don’t know is how much […]

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Making the Case for Pawternity Leave

A little while back I did two separate articles about furbabies becoming part of the family. However, the one I want to direct you to is the What to Expect When You’re Expecting: Puppy Edition. Puppies are hard work, and while they grow up faster than human babies, they do have a fairly strict first […]

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How to stop thinking about work on the weekends!

Is it possible to stop thinking about work on the weekends? Perhaps not entirely, as you probably know. However, if you’re thinking about work on the weekends, odds are you care about your work, meaning you probably have a pretty decent work ethic. So, take a step back, and realize that the weekend is a time […]

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11 Ways to Spruce Up Your Work Space (and Your Work Day!)

The modern cubicle was developed as a way for office workers to attain some privacy and independence while allowing in natural light. As you may have noticed, that is not really the way it’s turned out. Let’s be real, the best cure for the modern cubicle is finishing up your work and getting out of […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Internship Etiquette

I’ve done a number of internships in my day. I’m still doing some at the moment actually. I mean, check out my LinkedIn if you think I’m lying, and while you’re at it, I don’t mind if you leave me an endorsement. So, you can say I’m very familiar with the do’s and don’ts of […]

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The 5 Best Graduation Scenes of All Time

Uncomfortable robes, less-than-stable hats and tassels that appear to want to be consumed by the way they swing into the mouths of almost alumni are common during the months of May and June. Hundreds of pictures will be taken, thousands of envelopes will be thoroughly destroyed and many a distant relative will groan at the […]

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Texas State University: Why Are You So Awesome?

Maybe it’s because I’ve spent the last three years here, but I gotta say that Texas State in San Marcos is one the best places I have ever been. It’s possible that I’m biased, though, so I’ll try and prove it with a few examples. Here are a few aspects that makes Texas State University […]

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5 Tips for Surviving Finals

Once you get back from your very relaxing and fulfilling Thanksgiving break, you have about two weeks left before Christmas break. And those two weeks are not business as usual for anyone. Those two weeks are a living hell known as finals. Here are just a few tips that may or may not help you […]

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10 Things You Should Never Do at Work

So you got a new job? Congrats! Working in a new place is exciting, but also a big adjustment. If you’re unsure of how to present yourself, avoid an awkward  faux pas and check out this list of 10 Things You Should Never Do at Work so you at least know what not to do.

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5 Reasons Waitressing is the Worst

To waitress or not to waitress? That is the question. Most people have seen the movie Waiting… with a young Ryan Reynolds and the hilarious Anna Faris. They play servers at Shenaniganz, and throughout the movie they encounter rude and needy customers, ridiculous co-workers, and hard decisions. And I can tell you, that movie hit […]

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Your First Time: Teaching

The night before my first day as a teacher was one of the most restless nights I’ve ever had. Every question I could have possibly asked myself, I did. Did I prepare enough? Will I at least sound like I know what I’m talking about if I didn’t? Will these kids even care about what […]

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Things I Wish I Knew In High School

I graduated high school four years ago, so I don’t know if kids are still being fed the same story I was, or if they’re still buying into it. I remember coming out of high school thinking, “Alright, I’m ready for that job now.” Well, it’s been four years since then and I’m still waiting. […]

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Managing Your Money Post-College

So you’ve finally graduated from college. Congratulations! Now what? For many of us, this means finding a job, moving to a new place and starting our “adult” lives. This is an exciting step, of course, but it doesn’t come without its challenges. One of the most daunting aspects of this new chapter of life is […]

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