why i talk about my mental health at work;

I’m Lisa-Marie Ferla, and this is me. I’ve been pretty open about my mental health to my colleagues for a couple of years now, but…

my 35 favourite things about being 35;

A couple of years ago, I wrote about how I have come to see making a big deal about my birthdays as the ultimate act…

the silver linings pixlet: making a success of stress;

Controversial opinion time: I think stress – particularly stress in a work context – gets a really bad rap. As I see it, there’s a…

give tired eyes a treat with optrex;

Blogmas, shmogmas: thanks to an awkward combination of all the time-sensitive things, I seem to have managed twice my usual number of blog posts this…

the silver linings pixlet: three small words;

Cursed as I am with a tendency to overthink and a fondness for honesty, particularly as it pertains to the confessional memoir, there are few…

rock upon a porch with you;

You wil doubtless be aware that I am something of a connoisseur when it comes to strawberry daiquiris, and my cohorts and I are rarely…

something kinda what now?;

It’s the last day of the holidays and, depressingly enough, I’m working. The next issue of the magazine is due out at the end of…