Silence Speaks Volumes for our Mental Health

Right now I’m listening to a band called System of a Down. They’re a very loud, chaotic and overall disorienting band, especially if you’ve never heard them or anything like them before. A friend of mine described them as something akin to “avant nu metal” but generally it’s difficult to label SOAD as any one genre. While doing…

Workaholism and Mental Health

The topic of mental health and work is no stranger to this site as I’ve discussed it a few times either personally or more generally. A particular phenomenon within work itself however, workaholism, hasn’t really been discussed (surprisingly) and certainly not in any detail when it comes to its correspondence to various mental health issues.…

Work Makes Frauds of us All

Some topics are like an itch. Eventually you scratch at them so much they start bleeding and you have to call a doctor. …Okay, so that analogy didn’t work. What I’m trying to say is that when you’re a writer, there are these topics that you keep scratching the surface of. Maybe you make a…

Wellness vs. Work

I like focusing on theoretical issues but there’s also plenty of space on this site for practical discussions. I tried to do that back when I worked at Kohl’s. I even gave some advice about how you could slack off easier in a similar situation. I even wrote a post while I was working there…