I have never been the kind of person who insists on celebrating my birthday, though a big part of that stems from the fact that my birthday falls on Christmas.
I remember the exact moment I decided to quit my job.
Holiday shopping has become about giving people exactly what they ask for.
This holiday season I’ve had to say no to a lot of things—but it’s opened me up to say yes to other, more important things.
I will say right now that I dislike the institution of the coworker present exchange.
I asked five people in my life how they’d feel if I gave them experiences instead of presents this year.
It’s not that I hate Christmas. It’s just that I’m one of the many people for whom the holiday season brings a surge of depression and anxiety rather than a rush of joy.
It’s Holiday Party Week, so I’m curious how all of your holiday parties are going.
To handle the schedule, the dreams, the recurring yet inconsistent terror, I arrange my life as predictably as I can.