Do you even lift?

I was 32 years old, working an office job and had had trouble with my back for a couple of years already. I tried a lot things: yoga, physical therapist, lots of walking, not being stuck at my desk for too long by taking breaks, working on my posture, you name it. But nothing truly […]

Personal Update: The Happy Part

In my last blog post, I mainly talked about serious stuff: the mental consequences of quitting my job, daily struggles, that sort of thing. But, apart from the good old ‘what the hell am I supposed to be doing with my life’ type struggles, I also suddenly had plenty of time for enjoyment as well. […]

Personal Update

It’s been awhile since I wrote something. Truth be told, I’ve missed the sound of my fingers typing on the keyboard, the smooth movements, the ideas flowing through my head while I’m typing. What has been stopping me then? A lack of motivation for one, but also no ideas for a good blog post. The […]

How to come up with ideas for blogging

It is with great irony that I present you this article on getting more ideas to blog about. It’s not like I’m the most productive person when it comes to writing blog posts, although it’s not the lack of ideas that’s stopping me. It’s more, you know, good old procrastination that is my problem. In […]

First Sketchnote Attempt!

I remember going to the Agile Testing Days last year and seeing several people working on the big sketchnote of the conference. I was really impressed by their drawing skills and thought “wow, I could never do that”. I decided to get into sketchnoting as well. I went to a half-day workshop on Visual Thinking […]

How I ended up in IT

This is a long read, be warned 🙂 Honestly, I never thought I would end up working in IT. Now I’m here and enjoying myself, but it took me years to figure it out. I would like to tell you my story of how I got here. When I was fifteen years old, I thought […]