Injuries hurt. Not only because of the obvious physical pain, but they can take you away from your favorite hobby, affect your sleep, and kill productivity. I've been reminded of this recently; according to my doctor, I pinched a nerve and lightly tore a muscle. This translates into me being heavily grumpy and not exercising … Continue reading Injuries
Pizza. This beautiful word was first mentioned in a Latin text from 997 AD. A citizen was to give the bishop of Gaeta "duodecim pizze" or twelve pizzas, every Christmas, and an additional twelve every Easter. The bishop was a very lucky guy. Everyone knows that pizza made its way from Italy, specifically Naples. In 2009, … Continue reading Vegan Pizza–Blasphemy?
As I transition to a plant-based diet, there's a strong feeling for some of those hearty, meaty type foods. This time I'll be sharing what I've learned about faux-meat sausages. There's a lot of bad ones, not just bad, really bad. And there's a few (two, maybe) decent ones. Just like real sausage, "fausage" is … Continue reading Fake Meat Diaries: Sausages
In part one, I talked about how regional accents are perceived, and how they can affect your professional life in the United States. Being a superpower comes with certain perks, but in our case, certain downsides too– the majority of Americans are monolingual. Some who live on the northern and southern border tend to be … Continue reading Where Y’all From? Success Continued
In an ongoing effort to make myself as attractive as possible to potential employers, this week we'll discuss accents and how they are perceived by bosses and coworkers. In the second part, we'll focus on how accents can affect our job, and what can be done to reduce them, if necessary. We may not want … Continue reading Speaking for Success
Before we get into how laughing makes us better employees, I'd like to start off by sharing the two funniest jokes ever*. Through the miracle of science, these two were chosen among thousands and thousands of entries. Buckle up... Second Funniest Joke In The World Two hunters are out in the woods when one … Continue reading Productivity = Work + Laughter (No Joke)
This blog is dedicated to the intrepid explorer, who, after witnessing animals become violently ill countless times from consuming peppers, decided it was still a good idea to try them. When switching to a plant-based diet, your tongue may not be as ready as you are. It takes several weeks to train your taste buds … Continue reading Some Like It Hot, Hot, Hot!