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Depressed or Bored

TL;DR – If you are feeling down and stuck, just ask yourself: Am I excited about what I am doing? If the answer is no, change something. Get a new challenge in life. We all have those days; feeling stuck, feeling like shit, not giving a fuck about anything, not knowing what to do next. If not, congratulations! If so, read on.…

I deleted all of my Instagram photos, here’s why

Back in the days, when I started with Instagram, I uploaded photos of my laptop with some development project I am currently working on. When I look back, nah that ain’t me anymore. Realising the Issues I had a talk with someone last week and we talked a little about Instagram and the reaction to my feed was “Wow, I’ve not known,…

Don’t limit yourself with Minimalism

In about a week I will be on a business trip to Mumbai again. And as travel is a topic where minimalism can help you a lot, I put some thought into it. The Wish Of course, to have the most comofortable travel experience with the least stuff possible. But like I said comfortable. The last time I have been there I…

Warming up

I haven’t had any issue coming up with ideas or sitting down and just starting to write last year. But since I haven’t published anything valuable since last November, I need to challenge myself a bit, to get back to writing. So I am starting a little challenge with myself. For the full month of May 2019 I am writing and publishing…

A few insights into my side projects

For about 8 months now, I am not working as a developer or engineer anymore. I am going more and more into the management path. Coordinating people and projects isn’t new for me, but doing it full-time is and of course I also need to learn a lot of new things. BUT I am still a tech guy, the developer inside me…

How to minimalize your Everyday Carry

Before thinking about minimalism, I could be called a maximalist, if that term exists. I carried a shit load of stuff around everyday. I had this little pouch with adapters, SD-cards, USB-Sticks, batteries and even more with me. That didn’t only result in a slightly heavier backpack, it also resulted in a lot of thought, if I have missed anything. Also the…

Why I still need a laptop

This evening I am sitting on a boat in Amsterdam. I have written my daily journal on my iPad and put a lot of photos in from my phone. I didn‘t take my laptop with me only my iPad on this trip and I regret it. It has some good parts, like the battery life, because I can work constantly on like…

State of Minimalism 12/2018

To give this blog a little background on my minimalism journey, I will try my best to get you up to speed. What happened till now? I have always had this feeling of being overwhelmed, but I couldn’t tell you what was wrong. My life was good, sure I had same issues, but who hasn’t. But I just was annoyed all the…