Coping with the Emotional Impact of a Layoff

Being laid off from work can be a stressful and overwhelming experience, especially if you were not told why and if you have been working on the job for a long time. For some, the layoff can become a new break for them to try something new or closure to an already strenuous relationship with…

How to Take Control of Your Emotions at Work

Work is one of the significant drivers of stress and anxiety for many of us. Sometimes, the work gets too much, and you feel at your wits’ end with it. While it is ok to vent your frustrations out when it gets too much, you can get in trouble if you vent out in the…

5 Ways Companies Can Support a Grieving Employee

Every year, someone on the staff may be grieving because of the death of a loved one, friend or even a beloved pet. It can be hard to process what happened and do anything at all, especially at work. As a company, you need to have a system in place to help your employees during…

Whisper: Light At The End Of The Tunnel

*As told to Kally anonymously. Okay, I’m going anonymous here. Not because I have some terrible secret to hide but just the opposite, I actually have an inspiring story to share. But because of the circumstances surrounding the story and at the request of my family, we decided not to blow up this any bigger…

What is the One Thing Your Company did that Made You Resign?

Companies often imposed strict policies for the well-being of the profits and of course, other employees. However, there are times where policies make no sense and may be even selfish. I had some of my friends and close  acquaintances dishes out the things their ex-companies did that made them throw in their letters and walked….

I’ll Never Be An Uber Driver

I like to keep my options open so I almost never ever closed my mind on something. Who knows one day, I may be able to game professionally (not really have the patience to sit in front of a computer screen all night) or open a cafe (don’t drink coffee, can’t bake to save my…

Why Work-Life Balance Is Important

For most of us, it is very difficult to manage our personal life with work. Sometimes, it feels like work is taking over our lives and we can’t seem to find time for ourselves and for our families. If we tried to move away from work and tried to give time for ourselves, we lose…