Workplace

My Ex Demands Me for Child Support for a Kid That Is Not Mine, My Family Is on Her Side

My Ex Demands Me for Child Support for a Kid That Is Not Mine, My Family Is on Her Side

A man has recently posted on Reddit about his very complicated family situation. He wrote that he and his ex parted ways a long time ago, and since then his life has been thriving. But now, his ex wants him to pay child support for a kid, for whom he isn’t even a bio father. What makes the situation even worse, is the reaction of man’s parents, who were supposed to be on their son’s side, but things took a really dramatic turn.

10+ Hilarious Tweets That Capture the All-Too-Real Moments of Office Life

10+ Hilarious Tweets That Capture the All-Too-Real Moments of Office Life
Curiosities
2 months ago

In the chaotic realm of office life, where coffee is the fuel and meetings are the necessary evil, we’ve scoured the Twittersphere to bring you a collection of 10+ hilarious tweets about the workplace. So, grab your favorite stress ball, take a deep breath, and get ready to relate to the side-splitting hilarity that is the absurdity of office life!

Men Who Wear Pink Earn More Money, According to Research

Men Who Wear Pink Earn More Money, According to Research
Curiosities
9 months ago

Men who wear pink shirts may reap some benefits, a study reveals. The research from 2012 found that they tend to earn more money per year, have better qualifications, and display more self-confidence, receiving more compliments from female colleagues than their counterparts who wear more conventional shirt colours.

12 Celebrities That Would Be Doing Very Different Jobs If They Weren’t Famous

12 Celebrities That Would Be Doing Very Different Jobs If They Weren’t Famous
People
11 months ago

Statistics say that about 30% of those who work will change their workplace every 12 months. Maybe it’s not just a change of companies but also a complete change of their job description. Things happen, and people might decide to go a different way even though they have already started to pave another path. With celebrities, things are a bit different, but they surely could have been a lot like us if they had never become famous.

15+ Employees Who Absolutely Need to Give Their Bosses Some Explanations

15+ Employees Who Absolutely Need to Give Their Bosses Some Explanations
Curiosities
11 months ago

Some employees are known for their hard work and dedication, and then there are those who seem to do the exact opposite. Irresponsible employees do their jobs so poorly that it leaves us wondering how they even got hired in the first place. In some cases, the mistakes are so egregious that they warrant a conversation with the boss. That being said, let’s explore some of the most absurd examples of epic fails in the workplace.

A Woman Loves Living Like a 1950s Housewife, So We Gathered People’s Thoughts on Personal Life Choices

A Woman Loves Living Like a 1950s Housewife, So We Gathered People’s Thoughts on Personal Life Choices

Personal choices — both in relationships and in the workplace — make up one’s life. Despite the fact that some gender stereotypes still influence how individuals envision their ideal life, both men and women are equally driven to achieve their goals. Particularly in the case of women, some opt to remain at home while others want to continue working, even after getting married. It doesn’t matter what you do as long as it makes you happy. So today, we’re sharing opinions on this subject and the significance of making these types of choices in life.

17 Red Flags That Made Employees Realize It’s Time to Update Their Resumes

17 Red Flags That Made Employees Realize It’s Time to Update Their Resumes
Curiosities
year ago

If you weren’t lucky enough to be born rich, then, just like the rest of us mortals, you need to work. So you may find yourself in 2 situations: you land an excellent job, where people are respected and valued, or you get one with a toxic environment. Either way, the important thing is to recognize the difference between a good job and a bad one, so you can understand the red flags in the workplace and start looking for other options. In the end, no one deserves to be tied to certain types of bosses.

Sorry, but Your Christmas Won’t Be Fun Without These 11 Adorable Decorations

Sorry, but Your Christmas Won’t Be Fun Without These 11 Adorable Decorations
Shopping
year ago

In South Africa, the main Christmas dish is fried caterpillars. Deep-fried caterpillars are very nutritious because they’re high in protein. In Venezuela, roller skating happens on Christmas Eve, and this tradition became so popular that the authorities had to close the streets so that everybody could skate safely. We’re ready to help you make Christmas just as interesting with some creative products below.

19 People Who Didn’t Feel Like Lifting a Finger to Do Their Job

19 People Who Didn’t Feel Like Lifting a Finger to Do Their Job
Curiosities
year ago

Some people seek to stand out in the workplace thanks to their great achievements and efforts. Then, there’s another type of employee who seeks to do only what is strictly necessary to fulfill his or her duties. Often, the latter manage to stand out, but not precisely because of the effort they put into getting things done.

17 Netizens Share Their Chaotic Workplace Stories That Probably Nobody Can Stand

17 Netizens Share Their Chaotic Workplace Stories That Probably Nobody Can Stand
Curiosities
9 months ago

There are some experiences we have in life when we surely remember thinking: “How did I get away with that!” This also happens when, by chance, we have to live with unpleasant bosses, co-workers, or clientele, who would make any employee want to take their things and run away, never to return. And this is all thanks to the tremendous lack of respect they were subjected to at their workplace.

17 People Share the Tragic Mistakes They or Their Coworkers Have Made at Work

17 People Share the Tragic Mistakes They or Their Coworkers Have Made at Work
Curiosities
year ago

Making mistakes at your workplace is very normal and nothing to be ashamed of. However, it becomes a problem when a mistake puts others in danger or you keep repeating it even though you know it’s wrong. So, the best way to treat a mistake is to simply look at it in the eye and investigate why it happened. With some constructive feedback from your boss or your co-workers, you can prevent yourself from repeating it.

20 Bosses That Deserve a One-Way Ticket to the Furthest Destination on Earth

20 Bosses That Deserve a One-Way Ticket to the Furthest Destination on Earth
Curiosities
year ago

If there’s a single beloved yet feared figure in the workplace, that’s the boss. When you start a new job, you may be lucky enough to have an excellent employer or unlucky enough to have one that seems straight out of a nightmare. If you are in the second group, you probably will identify with the people who posted pics that ended up on this list. They all shared moments when their fearless leaders made their life just a little harder.

10 Psychological Tricks That You Can Use to Win Every Day

10 Psychological Tricks That You Can Use to Win Every Day
Psychology
year ago

Communicating and setting up a rapport with people can be challenging for everyone at times. Whether it’s in the workplace, in your community, or with family, applying these psychological tricks can help in creating a smooth relationship with the people around you.

20+ People Who Made Their Workdays Anything but Ordinary

20+ People Who Made Their Workdays Anything but Ordinary
Curiosities
year ago

Office work might bore us at times, standing still and just looking at the screen for hours, all while keeping track of our emails and making sure we’re not missing anything. It might get really stressful, which is what these people must’ve felt when they decided to turn their workplaces into huge playgrounds. Here at Bright Side, because we couldn’t decide on who should get the prize, we collected some of the most creative ones for you to enjoy.

Here Is the Exact Number of Friends You Really Need in Your Life

Here Is the Exact Number of Friends You Really Need in Your Life
Curiosities
2 years ago

Casual friends come and go, but the real ones will stay in your life. You have probably heard the phrase “quality over quantity” from your teachers in high school. While it may or may not come as a surprise, this expression is valid for friendships as well. It’s nice to have multiple friends in your circle, but you only need 4 to maintain a healthy and successful lifestyle. It’s important to have the right people who will celebrate with you through the ups and support you through the downs.

10 Workplace Secrets That Career Coaches Want Us to Know but Bosses Don’t

10 Workplace Secrets That Career Coaches Want Us to Know but Bosses Don’t
Psychology
2 years ago

Let’s face it, no one knows every little detail when getting hired for a new job. There isn’t a global rule book that tells you what to do and what to avoid doing. These are things that come with experience and after making quite a few mistakes first. Yes, you know the basics like being civil and polite, but you still need to learn what to say when your boss asks you something tricky.

7 Ways to Cope With Toxic Coworkers and Avoid Confrontation

7 Ways to Cope With Toxic Coworkers and Avoid Confrontation
Psychology
2 years ago

A study concluded that being around toxic people in the workplace can lead to depression, anxiety, and insomnia. This can negatively affect projects and people’s health. And, unfortunately, we know that working alongside these difficult coworkers is incredibly common.

Why Swearing Is Good for You, According to Science

Why Swearing Is Good for You, According to Science
Curiosities
2 years ago

For the most part, we use swearing as a simple tool to express our feelings, whether they’re positive or negative. However, the benefits of cussing don’t stop there, it’s scientifically proven to be good for us, and we should absolutely take full advantage of that.

7 Types of Smartphone Injuries and How to Avoid Them

7 Types of Smartphone Injuries and How to Avoid Them
Health
3 years ago

Smartphones have practically become an extension of our hands. Although having our cellphones may seem very convenient, we face the issue of addiction. There is even an estimate that says we spend over a day a week on our phones. This addiction can even be translated into actual injuries. We at Bright Side want to keep you safe from hurting yourself while using your smartphone. To understand what these injuries are and figure out how to avoid them, keep on reading.

7 Signs You and Your Partner Are Becoming Total Strangers

7 Signs You and Your Partner Are Becoming Total Strangers
Relationships
3 years ago

You’ve probably heard the term “7-year itch,” which refers to the point where couples stop feeling as happy as they used to in a marriage. However, according to divorce stats, this “danger zone” actually happens somewhere between 5 and 8 years. One of the big reasons is the slow but steady growing apart of partners that is largely influenced by being in a rut and a lack of effort.

10 Women Whose Stories Prove That Giving Up Is Never an Option

10 Women Whose Stories Prove That Giving Up Is Never an Option
Girls stuff
3 years ago

Women have struggled for centuries to achieve equality in a world that makes it difficult for them. And that doesn’t hold true just for the workplace, but basically for every single space that we use in our modern society. But if things seem to be improving today, it’s only because this fight has not been fought just by a few. The work, effort, and courage of some women have marked a before and after in the struggle for equality and it has not gone unnoticed: not only have these people achieved fundamental changes that we see in today’s society, but they’ve inspired entire generations to keep going until discrimination is nothing more than a bad memory.

Women Are Less Productive at Work If They’re Constantly Freezing at Their Desks, a Study Suggests

Women Are Less Productive at Work If They’re Constantly Freezing at Their Desks, a Study Suggests
Curiosities
year ago

As an office worker, you might’ve noticed that women often tend to cozy up in cardigans or even blankets because it gets pretty chilly for them. That’s because the office temperature formula was designed for men and it’s far from the ideal conditions for women. Moreover, a new study found that female productivity gets worse in lower temperatures, while men are not as affected by the change.

If You’re 24 You’re Not an Adult Yet, According to a Study

If You’re 24 You’re Not an Adult Yet, According to a Study
Curiosities
year ago

When we are children, we can’t wait to become adults. We think that when we turn 18, we’ll finally know what it feels like to be a grown-up, with all the perks. And while the United Nations says an adolescent is a person between 10 and 19 years of age, a new study claims you’re still not an adult at 24.

According to a Study, Working With a Friend Can Make You Happier and More Productive

According to a Study, Working With a Friend Can Make You Happier and More Productive
Curiosities
year ago

Most people spend more time at work than at home, so it’s only natural that they’re inclined to build links with their colleagues. Beyond a professional relationship, it’s important to have someone who celebrates your work accomplishments and at the same time, listens to you when you need to talk about your personal issues. Otherwise, the workplace would become a lonely and isolating environment. According to a study conducted by Gallup, a global company specializing in human resources, having at least one friend at your job helps you perform better and allows you to be more innovative, which can lead to a higher income.

7 Cool Office Spaces That Can Make You Change Your Job

7 Cool Office Spaces That Can Make You Change Your Job
Curiosities
6 months ago

We hope this isn’t the case for you, but so many workplaces are generic, boring, and depressing. Cramped cubicles, empty greyish-white walls, and bad lighting can all affect your productivity and overall well-being. Luckily, there are companies that want to provide their employees with the healthiest work environments possible to keep everyone happy, productive, and satisfied with their jobs. They want their staff to look forward to coming to work every day, and here’s where they get creative.