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Nutrition, exercise, mental habits, and rest aren’t just for elite athletes – they’re also key to a sustainable career in software development.

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Healing From Burnout After 20 Years of Programming

November 6, 2023 | 44:56

Burnout is one of the most common dangers to programmers over their career, and I was no exception.

Developer burnout is no joke
Developer Burnout Is Only A Matter Of Time Without A Plan

January 22, 2020

Developer burnout is no joke. Many software developers only realize how close they are to ending their career early after it’s too late.

Thinking About Programming At Home After Work
I Can’t Stop Thinking About Programming After Work!

March 29, 2018 | 8:02

There’s something about software development that makes it hard to stop thinking about programming after work.

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How To Prevent Carpal Tunnel From Programming

March 8, 2018 | 26:28

If you spend a long time at the keyboard programming, you can lose healthy use of your hands due to carpal tunnel if you don’t take preventative measures.

Caffeine Agile
Caffeine Makes It Harder To Be Agile!

March 6, 2018 | 21:30

On a project that’s truly agile, most people need extra patience. This doesn’t help if everyone’s cramming caffeine throughoug the day!

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Programming Made It Hard To Lose Weight

February 22, 2018 | 14:44

It’s not impossible to lose weight as a programmer, but you’ve got to stand your ground! I share my story of ballooning up to 210 pounds – then losing it.

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5 Ways To Cope With The ANXIETY Of Software Development!

August 8, 2017 | 21:25

Anxiety can cause you to feel worried that you won’t get what you want out of your software development career, and it makes people do funny things…