Claire has only worked as an assistant for a couple weeks now, but has already deemed all PR employees as ~*~her people~*~.
When we live in a culture where we keep saying — to ourselves and others — that these guys are actually okay despite their words and actions, we create a world where men like Trump are viable nominees for President.
“Secretary got caught having sex with an intern in a room where we kept all the filing cabinets. They had started so fast that the secretary had left one of the shelves open and she held onto it to “stabilize” herself.”
But why don’t I take this stuff personally? Why doesn’t it affect me? Why doesn’t it stop me from writing?
So many Americans are working jobs that they hate because they have that mortgage, car payment, and their kid’s college fund that all keep them tied up as a financial slave to a career that makes them miserable.
Despite likely being one of the youngest, if not the youngest, there are plenty of ways to navigate your new workplace and discover the perks of your youth.
Repeated pressure to “hang out” or to “go grab dinner” after you’ve already said no is harassment. If you did agree once before but decided that he wasn’t for you, he should be able to respect your decision and not continue to pursue you.
We need to take everyday to be kind to ourselves and to press pause on our lives for a moment.
What would my career have been like had I not been self-aware? If I’d not accepted that I was unhappy? If I’d refused to stop pretending I wasn’t self-aware?
Start by praising yourself for small accomplishments and let yourself enjoy and be excited about any milestones or successes.