A Week Of Compliments

This was a week of keeping track of compliments, the ones I gave and the ones I received. Why? Well I wanted to notice the things I appreciate about other people and what other people appreciate about me. Data Gathering No, I did not take out my phone or a pen and paper to record […]

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Template or No Template

I went through the pros and cons of using and not using a template for the front-end design of a website, so in this article I may be complaining about and supporting the fact. Somewhere in between. Dreaded Deadlines Templates especially come in handy when you have deadlines hanging over your head like a freaking […]

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Thursday Ramblings

Today is one of those extra looong days. When every hour seems tripled and my mind cannot stay focused for as long as 5 minutes without getting carried away into an infinite space of utter nonsense. “Looks at a pen on my desk, ‘I wonder when this pen was made’ Between early this morning and […]

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A Week Of Beautiful Things

I don’t notice beauty around me, I see it but I don’t notice it. At least not until recently. Realizing I am surrounded by beauty is an incredible feeling. It is joy, gratitude, peace and serenity all wrapped up into a beautiful bundle and stuffed into my heart. Menial things like plants, clothes on strangers, […]

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A Week of My Phone: 03.02 to 09.02

This week was about observing why I touch my phone and what goes through my mind before my hands subconsciously pick it up. There were moments I would have a mild panic attack when I didn’t know where it was, but there were moments I actually didn’t even care.  There were times I’d immediately respond […]

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A Week of Food: 27.01 to 02.02

This week I chose to notice the moments I was eating. From the moment I had a meal. snack or beverage in front of me, I’d pick up on its scents, colors, shapes, and whether or not I anticipated to have it. Then as soon as I began eating I’d try and do only that. […]

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What kind of documentation reader are you?

Software development entails using several different tools together in harmony to create the end goal. No one ever really knows how all available tools work, that’s why they come with manuals, commonly known as documentation. I have come to the realization that the difficulty level of a developer’s job depends on how they read the […]

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A Week of Sound : 24.01 to 26.01

One of the goals I made this year was to practice awareness, noticing everything within and without me at the present moment. 3 weeks into January, I decided to start recording what I notice as data I’d study at the end of the year, an idea I got from a book I came across called […]

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A Balancing Act

After graduating from undergrad, people usually have a set of options. Look for a job, start a business, pursue their career or get their masters degree. Others choose to do both, get a masters degree and pursue their career at the same time. This article has been inspired by observing a developer by day and […]

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