Author: Lauren Bentley


Saying no to busy

I took a summer vacation in Alaska. Geographically, Alaska is basically my home province of British Columbia, but emphatically less crowded. (My cubicle is more crowded than Alaska.) It was a glorious feeling to be in a tourist hub on a peak summer weekend and still feel the unmistakable sensation of […]

Creatively unemployed
Career, Life

How to be creatively unemployed

Early this year, Maclean’s magazine released its timely, relatable, and very discouraging summary of “the new underclass.” Basically, that’s all of us who graduated in the last five years or so. We’re overeducated and underemployed. “It turns out that most young people are working,” the article says, “typically in jobs […]