Read over the list of crunch consequences from the last article one more time: Heightened Stress Disruption of Work/Life Balance Decline in Mental and Physical Health Decrease in Work Productivity Decrease in Work Quality Employee Burnout and Turnover A Long, Harsh Descent By the time a stressed employee reaches the “rock bottom” that is burnout […]
Head Hi is not an establishment you’re likely to stumble randomly upon on your lunch break. Unless you are one of the (ever-growing) numbers of people who work in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, and you take your lunch break wandering its periphery. This hybrid coffee shop/bookstore/art gallery sits on a warehouse-y side street, nestled between […]
I like to enjoy a good cup of coffee on a cold night. Something warm and soothing. However, it is summer and the temperatures are rising. Somehow settling down with a warm cup of coffee doesn’t sound so tempting. Make mine a cold brew please. I had my first cold brew at a cute little […]
Sandwich Chefs are a great cafe in the heart of Spencer Outlet Centre. They serve wraps, burgers, roast meat with vegetables, and of course, sandwiches! Plus fresh juices, soft drinks & fresh barista made coffee too. In the mornings they have delicious breakfast burgers 🍔 to give you that extra energy for the day! For […]
My mom drinks Venti Decaf Skim Lattes from StarbucksI drink coffee sans milk. Not even cortados. Usually as espresso.My 1st time at Ultimo in Philly Aaron was working alone behind the bar. He gave me a coffee. I mentioned that I was into wine. He mentioned that there is a solid crossover in wine speak […]
Work is seeping into weekends and other personal time, and women are logging more hours on the job.
SO, update on the assimilation of Jonesy. I had to take the poor guy to the vet this week because he seemed to be having an issue with hairballs. This vet wants you to let the cat wander around the room, so when the doctor opened the door to come in, Jonesy scooted past him […]
IT’S MY BIRTHDAY!!! Today is THE day! I woke up to a salted caramel latte, made by the most handsome-est barista on the planet! (Thanks, Boo!) He also made a huge breakfast, so that we would be sure to be fueled for our day at Panther Island! We hit up the Sunday Funday event that […]
“I had a new employer, they’ve invested in me, they sent me for training, and I made it to the finals,” says James Hoffmann, sporting his unmissable custom-made, tortoise-shell round frames. “Everyone’s looking at me and I’ve just made a dick of myself.” It was the 2005 World Barista Championship, he had just put his […]
When it comes to other areas of our life self-doubt can be infectious. It’s like a virus that sneaks its way in and then starts to build. At first it will be something small that doesn’t matter. Most times, though, it doesn’t stop there–it creates a domino effect of doubt in our lives. Doubt in ourselves, doubt in others, doubt in institutions we once held a fondness for: it all comes as part of the self-doubt starter kit.
A lot of people want to know the difference between on-ear and over-ear headphones. Trying to decide between them? Before making a decision, it makes sense to get a handle on the benefits and drawbacks of each. 1.Open-back Headphones Open-back headphones are, like the name suggests, open in the back. There’s no enclosure of the drivers so the sounds […]
This is stupid. I know it’s stupid. I’m waiting for you and I really shouldn’t be. You don’t even know my name. I don’t know yours. And we don’t actually have a ‘date’. I don’t really know why I’m here… A brutal lie, of course. I want to see you again. Even if it’s just […]