Shawn Mitchell


Shawn is a contributing writer based in Orlando, Florida after relocating from Robinson, Illinois for his full-time job in retail and Magic the Gathering ambition. When it comes to writing, he does both fiction and non-fiction.

12 Reasons Why I'm Probably Still Single And Why I'm Okay With It

By Shawn Mitchell
It's not uncommon for my friends to give me hell for still being single. I just turned 28 and it has been five years since my last relationship. My sister regularly messages me to ask when she'll be an aunt. My coworkers constantly taunt me for…

5 Ways Your Sales Skills Will Help You Succeed In The Dating World

By Shawn Mitchell
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2011, approximately 14.8 million people were employed in the retail industry, which adds up to nearly 10 percent of the US labor force. Cashiers and sales people were the most common position in the…

12 Reasons Shy Guys Can't Talk To Women, But Excel At Everything Else

By Shawn Mitchell
Not to toot my own horn here, but I’m good at a lot of things. I can play guitar, write, play video games, excel at my job with a brilliant sense of business and, I’m extremely tech savvy. I would even go so far to say that I’m a fairly kind-hearted…

11 Ways To Actually Keep Up With Your New Year's Resolutions In 2015

By Shawn Mitchell
Studies have shown that less than half of the population that makes New Year’s resolutions succeed in fulfilling them. People often set themselves up for failure or simply don’t take their goals seriously enough. In an effort to circumvent this, I…

5 Questions To Ponder Before You Put A Friendship On The Line For Sex

By Shawn Mitchell
So, you’re in the friend zone and you want to not be in the friend zone, but you’re afraid if you make that leap, you’ll fall face-first into failure and make your friendship super awkward, or just lose it altogether. I get it. I’ve been there...…

Retail Survival: 12 Types Of Customers You'll Encounter This Holiday

By Shawn Mitchell
For years, I have sold computers in big box retail. While I see a wide array of customer stereotypes throughout the entire year, the holiday season brings them out, full throttle. Dealing with certain customers can be difficult at times, but retail…

16 Ways To Go Above And Beyond To Prove Your Worth In The Workplace

By Shawn Mitchell
Do you like your job? Do you want a promotion? Regardless of your answer here, excelling at work is important. We want to be the best employees we can be, so what does it take to impress our managers at work? The following may seem obvious, but…