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Strategies and Methods for Coping With a Sucky Volunteer Position

How can I better cope with being treated as an undervalued employee when I am only a volunteer? [more inside]
posted by Fairchild on Oct 8, 2013 - 20 answers

Oh....huh, yeah, uh, that sounds totally reasonable!

How to deal with feeling duped about something that (in retrospect) should've been clearly a lie/exaggeration? [more inside]
posted by myntu on Aug 16, 2013 - 20 answers

Working with employee cynicism

How to work with employees who don't like what you're doing, but won't work towards making things better? Specifically vocally negative long-term employees who think they know it all, but refuse to share their wisdom beyond flat-out complaints because it's "not their job"? [more inside]
posted by tzb on Apr 4, 2013 - 38 answers

Self-help for the cynic.

Please recommend some self-help books for those who hate self-help books. Humor, cynicism, and a firm basis in science/psychology is especially appreciated. [more inside]
posted by timory on Nov 25, 2012 - 15 answers

Is there hope?

Chronic depression coupled with intellectual existential nihilism, social ineptitute, and no friends. Perilously close to unemployment because I just don't care. I believe that life is meaningless, and mine especially will forever be devoid of happiness and love. I just want to give up. I think I've heard every common advice about depression. This is the extreme, shake me out of this version. Nothing works and my fundamental beliefs about existence are making me miserable but I still think they're true, and there's no escaping my thoughts. How does one go on? [more inside]
posted by ribboncake on Jun 13, 2012 - 48 answers

Could I give up snark?

Given this post on the Blue about being less snarky/cynical/negative and the related comments about how it made people's lives better, I thought I should try it. But how? [more inside]
posted by jeather on Apr 6, 2011 - 20 answers

I doubt it...

How can I be less cynical? [more inside]
posted by Hands of Manos on Oct 7, 2008 - 31 answers

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