Welcome to October pirates, we hope the changing of seasons finds you well. The news has not offered very comforting stories of late and we know that midterms can be an overwhelming time on their own. We encourage you to connect with your community, talk about what’s going on and what you’re struggling with. Above all, challenge yourself to be the light when times get dark. In the meantime, we hope you enjoy some of our findings from around the web.

We live in the most technologically connected age in the history of civilization, yet rates of loneliness have doubled since the 1980s.

Being risky vs. being reckless.

10 predictions for the next 10 years

Questions to ask employers in an interview, they’d certainly leave an impression.

Some work-appropriate Halloween costumes, so you can be celebratory, yet professional.¬†Although, there are times where costumes aren’t always the best idea…

What do you think, would you take this challenge?

Study smarter, not harder.

Wise words from a fallen star.

We hope you all have pumpkin spice wishes and apple butter dreams. Cheers!