Few exercises are so noncontroversial as chin- and pullups. Medical professional, gym enthusiasts, calisthenic people, crossfitters, almost everyone seems to like them. 1 The only people honestly not liking them tend to be strong and jacked (I mean even fat people acknowledge that they are just too fat, so they …more
Upgrading a kubeadm kubernetes cluster is not nearly as bad as it might seem in the first place, as it is all very well documented, but in the sea of documentation you always feel like missing something. In this post I summarize the most important links and the things I …more
It is almost a meme in coaching, consulting and also just general problem solving in various areas of life and business: To outsiders it is pretty obvious what the issues are, whereas the insiders seem to be oblivious to them. Depending on the severity, you can sometimes even tell them …more
Boredom used to have a pretty bad reputation, and while it is slowly clearing up, I think there is still some way ahead of us to fully appreciate boredom.
Boredom is what we experience when our mind searches for things to do and to occupy itself with. It is inherently …more
It is new years eve or something like that and everyone is again thinking of really losing weight this year. Or really gaining muscle. And just as it happens, I procrastinated long enough on this post to post it on this fateful date, lol.
In this post I do not …more
I always forget about this thing and the only reason I do not remember is because I have not written it down somewhere. And it is so embarrassing to ecosia it. At least now I can look it up on my own blog, slightly reducing the amount of embarrassment
In my generation and upbringing in a culture, where end-stage capitalism grass roots propaganda promised you great fortunes if you were only to apply yourself, few things were taken as granted as the ten thousand hours rule: To achieve excellency, you need to spend ten thousand hours with deliberate practice …more
I am somewhat fond of the concept of mantras, which are just short sentences you say to yourself, in order to behave in a way that seems to work better than what you normally would do.
One such mantra is "sooner is better than later" and helps to avoid procrastinating …more
A common lie managers tell, both to us lowlifes in the workforce but also to themselves, is that their higher earnings are justified due to all the responsibility they are carrying.
Of course this can not be true, because in pretty much no company beyond a given size, managers actually …more
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