When Christina Guajardo Arnold was young, there were few Latinos in the community and only two Latino families in her elementary school. A child of divorce, less common then, Chris had friends who weren't allowed to play with her because she had no father and was Mexican.
Going for a run around the neighborhood. Cheering on your child at their soccer game. Having a successful client call at work. No matter your age or stage of life, all your day-to-day activities require energy, which is inherently tied to metabolism and nutrition.
What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear "office politics?" Is it "backstabbing?" Maybe gossip, malicious rumors and "sucking up" to the right people? If so, it's fair to want to stay out of Dodge and work under the radar.