Posts Tagged ‘Became’

How Cockroaches Became My New Self-Help Gurus

Oh, I’m totally enlightened. But I’m having a panic attack right now, so do you mind if we talk after I don’t feel like running screaming naked down the street? You’re a doll. The other day at therapy my shrink had the balls to say to me, “You’re reporting today. I don’t want you reporting. […]

How A Former Shy Girl Became A Confident Career Coach

Dear readers, Welcome! I’m a self-employed career and business coach who helps introverts clarify and thrive in their true livelihood so they can have the meaning and balance they crave. I love my work, and I can’t wait to start getting your questions for this career and business advice column for introverts. Let’s start off this […]

How A Former Shy Girl Became A Confident Career Coach

Dear readers, Welcome! I’m a self-employed career and business coach who helps introverts clarify and thrive in their true livelihood so they can have the meaning and balance they crave. I love my work, and I can’t wait to start getting your questions for this career and business advice column for introverts. Let’s start off this […]

How I Quit My Job and Became a Writer

When at age 33 I quit corporate law to become a writer, most people I knew, including my very own self, thought I was nuts. I’d dreamed of being a writer since I was four, but when I graduated college, I decided I should be practical. So I applied to law school and for the […]

How “Legal to Discriminate” Became “Freedom and Liberty”

Enough press attention has been given to the “religious freedom” laws in Indiana and Arkansas that there was initially little incentive to write more. That is, until conservatives reacted to opposition to the laws with an excess that is astonishing even for Fox News. The wing-nuts have come loose, to the extent that the entire […]

How I Became a Teenage Survivalist

How I Became a Teenage Survivalist A post-apocalyptic tale in which the earth is hit with a solar superstorm, and 15-year-old Bracken and his family must figure out how to survive without electricity. Bracken is a typical teenage boy, more interested in the angles of the girl’s exposed back teasing him from the seat ahead […]