Category: inspirations

10 reasons why you should _NOT_ start Bullet Journaling (IV)

Okay, I see… you are either (still) curious about Bullet Journaling or you are already on your journey of regular written (self-)reflection and find it useful. (Pssst, I tell you a secret: either way I am very happy about that! :)) With this fourth and closing part (see parts one, two, three) I share two […]

OOP 2020 – Into The Unknown – Minimum Viable Blogpost

This year I decided to try a new approach to blogging after a full week of OOP ‘software meets business’ conference: no more telling myself “this needs to be a full review” (whatever kind of “full” that is ;-)), no more “waiting until I have collected all that what I wanted to write-up”. On Learning […]

How to quit smoking?!

My answer on “How to quit smoking?” would be “Instantly! If need be with professional help!”. Of course, because: we already learned that smoking has VERY BAD effects on the human body and health, haven’t we? “She is smoking??” If you know me personally, you might know: I do not smoke. “So why does she […]

10 reasons why you should _NOT_ start Bullet Journaling (II)

After reading the first part of this “Beware of Bullet Journaling”-series, I hope that – IF you practised this method to free your self to achieve what truly matters to you – already stopped doing it. ­čśë If not, here are three more arguments why you should really stop it! In fact, Bullet Journaling can […]

10 reasons why you should _NOT_ start Bullet Journaling (I)

As you might remember, I started reading ‘The Bullet Journal Method’ by Ryder Carroll early in May this year (see this last post for details). The intention back then was to learn about this method to then decide if Bullet Journaling is the next step and boost on my journaling journey. For Christmas I collected […]

Agile Living – Eine Kurzgeschichte [DE]

[Update 01/2020: nun gibt es auch ein Glossar zum Buch (klick) – f├╝r alle neugierigen und gerne dazu lernenden Menschen. Sehr empfehlenswert!] Wir befinden uns im Jahr 2011. Constanze, Anfang 30 und Informatikerin, steht bereits seit einigen Jahren im Beruf. Als Softwareentwicklerin hat sie schon mehrere agile Projekte von innen gesehen: Gelungene Implementierungen mit gro├čartigen […]

Critical Mass

On agile values coming to life – yes, life, for real! Imagine someone having a clear vision – a vision no smaller than saving the planet. Then they call for action to gather with bicycles on a cold, it-could-rain-again-anytime day. And people follow that call! I witnessed exactly this last week while attending a Critical […]

Minimalism

Yesterday I watched a documentary about three people on their individual journey with minimalism. There was a single parent with a big house slowly trying to get rid of hundreds of hundreds of things (clothes for themselves, kids clothes, toys, unused things in general). There was a person in their fifties having to move after […]

The Chocolate Bar

Did you ever buy yourself a chocolate bar and eat it? And did you smell the delicious chocolate before the first bit?Did you taste those many delicious nuances of cocoa on your tongue?Did you perceive how each piece of it is melting in your mouth?Did you maybe notice traces of cocoa butter visible onto the […]

Freakin’ tiny pieces! Inspiration for a (new) handicraft product

Since almost two years I am mainly using soap bars instead of shower gel in plastic blottles. What kept bothering me all the time is: over time a soap bar gets smaller and smaller…. and at a point it falls apart into tiny pieces that feel annoying to use for showering Now, what to do? […]