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  • 10 Ideas How To Manage Stress As A Software Engineer

    Developing software can be stressful. Deadlines, undocumented code, outside parties meddling with the project… Stress adds up. From different sources and over time. And you often have no control over outside influences. But you control how you respond....

  • 6 Mindful Ideas to Be More Content As a Developer

    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

  • To The Universe, Nothing We Do Matters – Nerdful Mind #75

    At first, this thought frightened me. Nothing we can do on this pale blue dot will ever have a meaning to the vast universe. Every person will be forgotten some day. Wait long enough, and everything we build today...

  • Healthy Relationship with Tech – Nerdful Mind #74

    What does it mean to have a healthy relationship with tech? As developers, we spend many of our waking hours and most of our working hours in front of screens. Most of us have a smartphone, and many have on-screen...

  • How you see yourself - Nerdful Mind #73

    There's this notion for startups that to make more sales, you can either increase the value your product brings, or increase the perceived value of your product. You increase the value of your product by adding features,...

  • Negative Emotions – Nerdful Mind #72

    Negative emotions are self-reinforcing. At least, they can be . Negative thoughts and feelings are a difficult topic, because everyone is susceptible to them to a different degree. Like an avalanche, negative emotions...

  • There are no shortcuts – Nerdful Mind #71

    There are no shortcuts to success . There are no shortcuts to happiness . There are no shortcuts to friendship . There are no shortcuts to being fit & healthy . There are no shortcuts to true love . There are no...

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