Don’t Let a Horrible Boss Destroy You (Like I Almost Did)

Don’t Let a Horrible Boss Destroy You (Like I Almost Did) - My Life, I Guess

Horrible bosses. At some point in our lives, we will all have at least one. In my seemingly never-ending struggle to find a good, permanent, full time role, horrible bosses have been a big factor. After having a boss that was physically abusive towards 2 of my colleagues, and extremely verbally and emotionally abusive to us all, I thought that there was no possible way I could ever have a...

10 Terrific Life Changes That Will Bring You Happiness and Success

In your life, there are many different elements that make you happy. Your friends, family, partner, and career are just a few of the things that have the power to bring you true joy in your life. However, recently you have been a little lost in terms of your direction. Whether you’re struggling to express gratitude or you have simply lost some of your independence, there are many ways in...

7 Simple Ways to Be More Charitable

7 Simple Ways to Be More Charitable - My Life, I Guess

There are a lot of reasons to become a more charitable person. Doing so will not only benefit the organization and the community they serve, but it can also boost your own mood, making you feel happier and more fulfilled. Maybe you’re passionate about a certain cause and ready to give back to your community. Maybe you’re tired of all the negativity going on in the world around you and...

Have You Ever Complained to a Company Just to Get Free Stuff?

A few years ago, I received a $5 gift card in the mail from a major fast food company. Enclosed with the gift card was a letter from the company following up with a recent complaint that I had made. The gift card was an apologetic gesture to keep me as a customer. At the time, I was thrilled! I was working over 60 hours a week between 2 low-paying...

Do You Struggle With Expressing Gratitude?

Do You Struggle With Expressing Gratitude? - My Life, I Guess

Everyone’s talking about new year’s resolutions right now. Some people love them, some people don’t. Personally, I fall somewhere in between. I don’t usually make a formal resolution, but I do have an idea of what area I’d like to focus on for the year. This year, I got a bit of a head start. I already knew a few months ago what my focus was going to be, and...