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The Declining Health of the Cubicle Minion

My workplace may be trying to kill me

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The thing I hated most about my former desk job wasn’t the mixed messages from management. It wasn’t that my butt was parked in a dark, windowless cubicle in the kind of space where plants slowly die under florescent light. It wasn’t that tasks saw constant interruption, to the point where achieving a Flow State was as likely as…




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Eileen Wiedbrauk

Eileen Wiedbrauk

Writer. Geek. Coffee addict. Former editor. MFA grad. Odyssey Workshop alum. Library fangirl. Escaped cubicle minion. Home cook. On a mission for better health.

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