Are Titles Necessary In Life?

Are Titles Necessary In Life?

I've been struggling with not having a title to describe myself in what I do as a job. To be honest, I don't have a title. I just have a regular job. I work 7-4, 30 minutes away from home (imagine that traffic) and I struggle to get up every morning at 5:15am to leave at 6:10am to sit and do a job I dislike. The job I'm currently in is temporary/contract, meaning not permanent, no benefits and I could be terminated "at will", no explanation needed.

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In Cubicle Jail? Here's 5 Beautiful Home Offices That Will Bring You Joy And Slight Jealousy

In Cubicle Jail? Here's 5 Beautiful Home Offices That Will Bring You Joy And Slight Jealousy

A windowless, gray dungeon.

That's what it feels and looks like to come to work everyday. I've never been a fan of working in a cubicle because it feels depressing and honestly, I think I'm too creative to sit in a colorless box with no personality **toots nose up**, but these bills will not pay themselves!

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It's in the Color of the Skin

It's in the Color of the Skin

I have a son. Born April 10th, 2015

I sometimes look at my son and my heart worries for him. I worry about my spouse's life as well.

I'm scared for their future. I'm scared for their lives being taken by someone that is supposed to protect them. I know one day, we will have to explain to my son the "rules" of being a black male in America.

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A Letter To My Younger Self

A Letter To My Younger Self

Dear younger self,

Stop what you're doing. You know you don't have to be with him, right? Trust me. He never had great intentions for you. The day he cowardly broke up with you through a letter saying, "I can love you one day, just not today", should have been your exit, but I understand, you're 14 years old.

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