The pressure to perform

The collective expectations imposed on each individual in terms of performance are extremely high. We often have an evaluation system that defines the value of people based on their level of productivity in their jobs.  "You're killing yourself for a job that would replace you within a week if you dropped dead. Take care of yourself"... Continue Reading →

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Multi-taking the superpower I lost

We live in a world that values business and fast paste. We therefore often in environments that are full of distraction. I used to thrive in this world and multitasking was one of my superpowers. In the last few years, due to health issues, that reality has changed. I am now on the outside realizing... Continue Reading →

Diversity in business

Diversity is important in business. Cultural, gender, sexual orientation, and age diversity also invites diversity of thought and experience. Diversity means that there are people from numerous gender, sexual orientation, language, cultural and religious background, etc. Diversity is a vague notion that ranges from the diversity of genres to the diversity of opinions, passing through... Continue Reading →

Equal Pay

Our Canadian government claims to be a feminist, but the government has not implemented any concrete measures to address these inequalities in business. Women working full-time in Canada still make 26% less than their male counterparts, on average. Another part of the issue is due to internalized sexism. Women must stop being their own worst enemy... Continue Reading →

Punishing chronic illness sufferers is not okay

The management team at my current workplace made me feel very small. It is becoming clear to me that they view people with chronic illness has being unreliable individual who need attitude correction. What management is doing isn't helping to "correct my attitude". I don't have a bad attitude. I am sick. No matter how... Continue Reading →

International Nurses Day

May 12th is international nurses day. Passion, dedication, commitment, generosity, empathy, many of the qualities nurses have shown for generations. Anyone who wants to become a nurse must be serious and have a sense of responsibility. To be a nurse is not a profession, which requires scientific knowledge and rigorous training. It's not just having a... Continue Reading →

A day in computer support

Sometimes I wonder what people think computer support is all about. The paper dispenser in the kitchen fell off the wall. Somehow, the responsibility to fix it came to me as computer support. Makes perfect sense right?  I am giving a training on a mobile application that is now available to our clients if they are... Continue Reading →

Chronic Illness Workers

Individual working with chronic illnesses' guilt is a multidimensional burden. You feel guilty working and pushing the boundaries of what you are capable to do and still not be an ideal employee in the eyes of manager. You feel guilty about not being fully present at your job, or taking time off work because your... Continue Reading →

Earth Day

When the world is your playground, you have to do your part to take care of it. We should never take more than we give. Climate change is not a lie created by the world's liberals to pick up taxpayers' money. Pointing at other countries and pointing out that they are doing worse for the... Continue Reading →

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