Tag Archive: life

Screw it

When’s the Last Time You Said Screw It?

May 18, 2016 9:37 am Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re a bit like me, you probably have endless to do lists about work, family stuff, house chores, ways to improve your lifestyle, etc, etc. For me, to do lists are a mechanism to help me get things done, because once they’re written down, I’ve committed to doing them. But I must admit that they also drive me crazy sometimes, because I feel like I never have any time for myself anymore. But not long ago, I realized that it’s okay and super healthy to occasionally say SCREW IT (the to do list) and just do something that’s not urgent but certainly necessary for my own well-being.... View Article

Layoff

How Getting Laid Off During the Oil & Gas Crisis Changed my Life

March 2, 2016 5:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you own a car, you’re probably a happy camper when filling up your tank these days, as it’s a significantly cheaper experience than it was a year and a half ago. Perhaps you can treat yourself to a nice venti latte & rockslide brownie (guess where I’m sitting while writing this?) with the leftover money that you would have otherwise spent on a full tank. Isn’t life beautiful? Depends whom you ask. With the drop in oil prices also came a significant drop in jobs. And guess what? I was part of that drop. My Job in the Oil &... View Article