How to tell responsibility from people pleasing

My fiancé just wrote a great article about coding, responsibility, and how software development is mostly about managing egos of everyone involved. This made me think about my own relationship with responsibility, which has been so far quite complicated and confusing. I’m a highly sensitive person and an emotional sponge. Noticing other people’s emotions and […]

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Take this moment

What have I done To deserve these . Long winding roads Embraced gently by a Soft cloth of green . Ancient cathedrals Of rock wood and dirt Rising tall and wise Far above imagination . Sweet baby goat Who would let me hug her For a grain of corn . All these ridiculous Lush fairy […]

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Don’t expect much from a drowning man

Don’t expect much from a drowning man. He’s not going to offer you a candy bar or ask how your day was. He’s too busy not drowning. Seth Godin I come back to this post by Seth Godin at least once a week. It’s super short and takes less than a minute to read. Whenever […]

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To communicate is to meet people where they are

I fix WordPress sites for a living. This is obviously not the case for people who reach out to me for help. In theory, I’m well aware that our customers don’t dedicate as much of their time and energy to troubleshooting their websites as I do, and that a new WooCommerce version coming out is […]

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You are what you create

“You must go to a lot of festivals, don’t you?” I got asked today again. Now that I work from a coworking office, this happens all the time. Because of my flashy multicolored clothes everyone thinks I’m a crazy old hippie who only likes to party. Now a part of me is indeed a crazy […]

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If you’re going through hell, keep going… A few thoughts on depression and hope.

Whenever I feel confused and overwhelmed, I like to keep things in perspective. And the truth is, this is the best confused and overwhelmed state than I have ever been in. Staying present and sorta-self-compassionate in the middle of an emotional turmoil is the single most healthy response I ever managed to achieve.

It’s been worse. Much worse. 

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