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  • 6 Mindful Ideas to Be More Content in Life

    What makes you content? Life is so full of distractions and endless to-do lists, it’s easy to forget what it’s all about. For me, the goal is not to be happy, but content. You can be happy or sad. Both are part of our lives. Contentment lies deeper within us....

  • Why This Software Developer Practices Mindfulness

    Sometimes it‘s hard to think. You‘re stressed because you can‘t find the cause of bug #476. Your mind is a fuzzy cloud because it‘s thursday evening... Practicing mindfulness can‘t prevent such situations. But it can make you feel more at ease....

  • 6 Rules of Mindful Productivity for Software Developers

    There’s always something to do. This can feel like you didn’t get anything done at the end of the day, even though you’re feeling tired. Mindful productivity is a way to work on what matters, focus on the present, and take breaks and time to recharge....

  • 7 Mindfulness Exercises Developers Can Do Every Day

    Your mind is busy. Sometimes you don’t hear your own thoughts or notice how you feel. Then again, other times, your thoughts are so clear that you notice every single thought coming and going. This second state is called mindfulness....

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Latest Issues

  • The Lives You Touch – Nerdful Mind #66

    How many lives have you touched this week? There are obvious ones: your partner, friends, family and coworkers. The people you interact with often. Then there are people whose lives you only briefly touched. The person...

  • Communicating Mindfully – Nerdful Mind #65

    Mindfulness not only benefits your own life. When you stay present without judging, you are more calm, and more compassionate with yourself and others. We can take mindfulness to our communication. This leads to deeper...

  • Seeing Everyday Beauty – Nerdful Mind #64

    I always marvel at the complexity and beauty of our universe. Whether we look at the smallest subatomic particles or the largest structures in our universe. We can find beauty everywhere. There's so much we as humans...

  • What Is Compassion? – Nerdful Mind #63

    Compassion is the feeling you get when others or yourself are in physical, mental, or emotional pain, and you get the motivation to ease that pain. To ease that pain, you do acts of compassion. Compassion is closely...

  • Being Curious – Nerdful Mind #62

    Curiosity is a gift you can give yourself. When you're curious, you are asking questions and looking for answers. You burn with the desire to learn more about others and yourself, the past and the future, your surroundings...

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