Bosses who Overstep the Boundaries

Bosses who Overstep the Boundaries

Dear Maria, I have a bossy boss. His emails and texts are brief and kinda mean, and he expects a quick response. In group emails, where several people are asked for their input, he answers like his word is final. I try to be a good employee and just do what he wants....
You can’t revise, but you can rethink!

You can’t revise, but you can rethink!

Dear Maria, How can I make myself think before I speak or act? Whenever I disagree with someone, which happens a lot these days, I say or do something I later wish I hadn’t. I end up internally fuming over what I wish I’d said. Signed, If Only   Dear If Only,...
Making Up Means Letting Go

Making Up Means Letting Go

Dear Maria, My quandary: I am adopted and did a search for my birth family a few years ago. I located my half-brother and half-sister; we share a mother. All were overjoyed to meet me. My “new” sister Susan lives near the east coast and my “new” brother lives not far...