While the desire to do one’s best is admirable, high personal expectations can sometimes become unrealistic or impossible, putting them on the path to perfectionism. Pursuing perfectionism isn’t always bad, of course. Research has shown that individuals who always hold themselves to a high standard are engaged and thorough in work environments and motivated for… Read More

No one wants to work in a toxic environment where they need to manage unreasonable deadlines or deal with abusive colleagues. Over time, working in a toxic environment can negatively affect your physical and mental well-being. People who have to deal with a toxic workplace environment are more likely to suffer from increased stress, a… Read More

Regardless of what industry you work in, you will undoubtedly encounter co-workers who are difficult to deal with at some point in your career. These co-workers may be annoying, boring, or even draining, but there is nothing more overwhelming than dealing with narcissistic co-workers. Narcissistic people are marred by insecurity, unable to handle criticism. Narcissists… Read More

Answering an Interview Question, You Don’t Have an Answer To No matter how well you prepare for your job interview, there’s a good chance you’ll be thrown a curveball – a question leaving you stumped, searching for an answer. Are you fully prepared for this to happen? What should you do? Should you admit to… Read More

6 Ways to Lift Your Mood Along That Tedious Route No matter your circumstances, a commute can become tedious. Whether it’s traffic nightmares, packed subway cars, delayed busses, or even unpleasant encounters along your bike route, commuting will always come with its fair share of frustration. Since they’ve yet to invent a teleportation device to… Read More