Hello, my name is Michelle and I am socially awkward. Not the best way to introduce yourself, huh? Also, it’s not a good look and no excuse for being miserable. But let’s go from the top: I just moved to a new city, where I know my co-workers and some friends I went to Uni…… Continue reading How To Not Be Socially Awkward and Meeting New People Instead
On Friday, I had an interesting conversation at a friend’s birthday party. Part 1 went something like this: “I went to my high school reunion and everyone got fat, especially the ones who took pride in their good looks when we were in school.” As much as we had a laugh about it because as…… Continue reading Dear Class of 2013 Or Is It Coz I’m Cool?
Even if we’ve never met, you are familiar with a lot of the people in my environment. Because they are your friends/co-workers/acquaintances, too. Here’s how to spot them. The Snowflake Yeah, he might be special. He might be important to you. But why exactly, since you never meet up? Every life update or story…… Continue reading Toxic People That Aren’t Serving Me (You Know Them, Too)
Tick-tock. I am an independent woman. Tick-tock. Googling “How to be an independent woman”. A new day begins. Slightly nervous, shifty on my chair, is he there yet? Watch the clock. Strikes 12. Another half-day wasted with thoughts, about things that have not happened yet, or never will. Another half-day until sunset. Does this pair…… Continue reading Tick-tock. An Independent Woman.
It’s 2018. What do you want from your life? Right now. I want you to sit down somewhere quiet, after reading this, no phone, no laptop in sight. Just you and a piece of paper and a pen. What do you want? Write down one thing, three things, a hundred. It doesn’t matter at first.…… Continue reading In a World Full of Playing Cards, Be a Mad Hatter
I am fan of resolutions. And I despise them at the same time. It’s the never-ending cycle of: Get healthy, fit, fabulous – only to recognize 364 days Post- 1 Jan, that nothing has changed, really. So I summarised my goals in three snappy, big words. They are as promising (or empty, if you’re a…… Continue reading Three for 2018 – My New Year’s Resolutions
Or Why You Shouldn’t Drag Dead Horses Have you ever broken up with someone? My usual M.O. is to burn all the bridges and throw a shoe, then continue on with my life. It’s not pretty, but it’s effective – at least it was, until I recently broke up with someone who was a “Nice…… Continue reading Break-Up Calls