Author: Michelle Frechette

  • Light Reading for the Heavy Heart: Kindness Begets Kindness

    Kindness

    “Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” Dalai Lama In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, we often lose sight of kindness that isn’t reflexive, like holding a door open for someone or saying “thank you” when someone else holds a door for us. Going out of our way to show kindness is […]

  • Using Alexa for Your Mental Health

    Working remotely in the tech industry can feel isolating and cut off from people, community, and life in general. That, in turn, can lead to feelings of depression and anxiety. But the very thing we work at all day – technology – can help us fight some of the mental health symptoms that we may […]

  • Post-WordCamp Emotions

    WordCamps are amazing events, whether they are huge or small. They all take energy and time. They fill us with good feelings. They add to our knowledge base. They add to our network. They give us opportunities. They build friendships. They even help some of us secure jobs. And they are incredibly draining – physically […]