Searching for a job in the new normal.

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Let’s talk about some things I’ve heard every day lately.

“I can’t hire enough workers because everyone is sitting on their butts at home getting unemployment. Why do they gotta be so lazy?”

“If only the government wasn’t paying those lazy people to be lazy and stay home.”

“Who would…

An open letter to my unvaccinated friends and family.

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Nearly two years into this global nightmare, we are all starting to wonder what the hell is dragging this out so long. So, I'm just gonna come out and say it already.

You suck.

Why are we still living in this never-ending nightmare? Because you are acting like a selfish…

Trying to live my best life despite social anxiety.

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Hasn’t everyone been anxious at some point?

As an emotion, feeling anxiety or fear is common enough, and no doubt there is an evolutionary reason we have those feelings. However, when those anxious thoughts and feelings become more than just a temporary reaction to a short-term stressor, they can become…

When a pandemic finally becomes real

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14 days of not quite solitude
Just me, my thoughts, a fever, and a cough.

I cough some more,
and the spasms rack my body and burn my lungs.
I drift off into yet another dream.
I wake and check my temperature.
Is it morning, or is it night? What day is it?
I can…

After the Year We Had Last Year, Why Is This STILL Happening?

A Confederate flag towel draped casually over the side walk at an office building.
Taken by me outside of my office at 9 am 8/9/21

Let me set the scene for you. It’s a cloudy Monday, August morning. The sun has just started to peek above the horizon. A mom with her two school-aged children pulls into a quiet office building parking lot…

Julie Dunham

I’m a freelance blogger living life Coastal Georgia style. After decades of helping business owners, I now write about everything I’ve learned along the way.

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