April 23, 2021

Difficult Conversations [34/365]

At some point in your life, you will need to have a difficult conversation with someone you love. This will be even harder because you know that you will probably hurt the other person, even when that’s the last thing you want. But you cannot stay quiet any longer. You’re going to be days living with an awful feeling. I know I am. Try to be as empathetic as possible. The conversation was necessary, and it was the right thing to do, but it does not mean you should not acknowledge that the other person is suffering too. Read more

October 30, 2020

Old Habits Die Hard

In the last week, I did not write or work on my project. We took a bit of vacation, and chose to go visit family. I took my computer, thinking that I could find the energy to work, at least a bit. But I got into my old habits of saying “it can wait”. Admittedly, it is not a big deal. And it’s not like I was away for so long either. Read more

October 20, 2020

Am I Qualified for This ?

Trying to create a successful business is something tough. For me, the toughest thing is to feel adequate that I am qualified to do it. I mean, there are so many people doing it out there, and when I, almost inevitably, stumble upon something with the same functionality than what I want to create, I get discouraged because I feel like I don’t have any legitimacy to do it anymore. Read more

October 16, 2020

What do I want to write about ?

I decided to write everyday. Thing is, I’m not sure what I want to write about. For now, I’m going to write about my life, my thougts, my doubts, but also about more technical topics. I know that I should be focusing on a single thing. But should I really ? What do I want to be known for ? As someone with insights on life ? Someone with good technical knowledge and some experience ? Read more

September 7, 2018

What Is Passion?

I have been looking for what is really of interest to me in the last years. And while I have found my interests to be quite broad, there is no one thing that really takes it to a different level. The two areas that could get as close as a passion for me as one could think of are learning, in general, and software programming. But I often struggle, as I go from one to the other, not being sure exactly of what I want to pursue. Read more

Copyright Marin Gilles 2019-2021