Archive | Weekly Survival

Weekly or bi-monthly stories and tips for surviving your work week. We like to find the humor in our irony, and hope you do, too.

The Dreaded Performance Review

Have you had your performance review yet this year? At my place of employment, it’s that time of year. And, in normal times when folks are hopeful, there is something appealing about that opportunity to check off the boxes and say “here’s what I’ve done, exceeding all expectations”. But in our situation, we haven’t had […]

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Quieting Your Mind

Do you have a mantra that keeps you going in your life?  When I was learning to swim to compete in my first Danskin triathlon, I was really, I mean really afraid of the open water. I was so fearful, in fact, I would dream of drowning every night after I’d had a swim lesson. […]

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How can we get through our work week?

Ever have the feeling of foreboding on a Sunday eve about going back to the grind on Monday morning? How do you handle getting through your work week? Maybe it’s a glass of wine when the day is done, or a nice tall gin and tonic on Sunday night to quiet your mind. Maybe it’s […]

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