Just like a bad relationship, sometimes it can be hard to decide if a job is awful or if we’re just not trying hard enough. The answer is almost always, “It’s not you. It’s the job.” As someone who has been in the workforce for more than 40 years, I can assure you that if you find yourself in any of the following situations (all of which happened to me), you need to break up with your job. If you’re

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This is the third time I am beginning this essay. It’s a shame, because the other two times I sat down to write it, I slid effortlessly into the zone, producing hilarious and insightful sentences that you would have loved. That’s what it felt like, at least. Now when I read them I’m not exactly sure what I was trying to say. I am currently out of the zone - so far away that it feels like another planet -

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It’s not my city, but it's a beautiful spring day. Like: 100° in the sun and 40° in the shade, fantastic. If you walk 60 feet under a covered walkway you’ll catch bronchitis. I just finished an interview so I’m treating myself to an ice cream. I taste it. Mmmmmmmmm, no two ways about it, it’s disgusting. At the bus stop, I throw out the ice cream and the trash can seems to let out a sigh (poor thing is

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Do you suffer from a frequent urge to write? Are you easily distracted by ideas for jokes or articles? Do you have alarming urges to collaborate with other women? If you experience frequent buildup of drafts and are uncertain about where to submit them… You might have SAD (Syndrome Absence Delirium). There is relief. Ask our Editors today about The Syndrome Mag. The Syndrome Mag is an online magazine that has been proven to contain at least 5 times more

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