Cubicle Day

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Today is Cubicle Day. Cubicles have been around a lot longer than you might think- they were first introduced in 1967!  The idea was to break up open office spaces and allow for a bit of privacy/ personal space.  Clearly that idea really caught on, and the majority of us have worked in a cubicle at some point in our… Read more »

The Return of the MLM- a Horror Story

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My dislike of MLMs in general is pretty common knowledge.  I’ve written about it before in posts such as:  https://beckypalmer.me/how-not-to-sell/  .   I prefer to not purchase from companies structured that way and I’ve told people as much plenty of times.   Yes, there are a few exceptions, but they are getting fewer and further between. In the last 6 months or so… Read more »

Thank You Thursday

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Today is a heartwarming holiday we need more than ever this year- Thank You Thursday. Many of us are fortunate enough to have someone who went the extra mile to make this “new normal” a little more bearable.  Maybe they called just to say hi.  Maybe it’s the person who you share a home with who did all the dishes… Read more »

The Kids are Alright

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The COVID 19 global pandemic is affecting everyone differently.  Obviously some people have a much rougher go of it right now than others.  I admit I am fortunate.  I am able to work from home.  I live in a region that has relatively low infection rates.  I still have toilet paper. There’s one group of people who is getting a… Read more »

What’s Working for You?

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Many of us are entering or just past a month of stay at home orders/ very strong suggestions from our mayors and/ or governors.  Everyone admits it’s hard on us psychologically, but we for the most past understand why it’s required right now.  We also understand that there is no good way to know when this “new normal” of “uncertain… Read more »