I'm going to be focusing heavily on reflective practices alongside psychometric testing over the next 6 months as I transition into full-time employment for a second time. I am currently in the process of writing a continuous professional development plan and this will be accompanied by lots of reflective writing on selfauthoring.com. I will critically analyse psychometric tests as I go. My goal is to become more clear as to what it is that I truly desire in life and career.
My friend recently told me about a website called selfauthoring.com - it's essentially a website where you can journal about your past, present and future in great detail based on some questions. I am yet to take the self-examination but look forward to doing so. The creator is a guy named Jordan Peterson. He is currently the professor of psychology at the University of Toronto in Canada. Peterson is highly academic and his background makes him a credible source. You can check out his background and education here. Along with the self-authoring suite you gain access to a journal written by Peterson. [...]
Since I started coding in 2016, there have been an amazing amount of resources to choose from. However, 2017/2018 has been astonishing in terms of resources and I'm sure a lot of other designers and developers think so too. Here are some highlights for me: Adobe Illustrator released the properties panel. I switched to an amazing free text-editor called VS code. A free CSS Grid course was released. Wes Bos and Scott Tolinski released their podcast called syntax and specifically for web developers. Webpack released 4.0 beta version that has a heavy focus on increasing performance by reducing bundle sizes! Its been [...]
It has been a whole month. No more, no less. I've learned a lot actually. Mostly without a great deal of motivation. It has been a relaxed Christmas and New Year. It doesn't usually happen like that, but what can I say - I've enjoyed it. I have meditated a great deal more than I ever have. I also coded a lot throughout the holidays, so that was fun! I received an email from my past self (click here) sent on the 23rd January 2017 saying "What are your goals for this year, and are they meticulously laid out?" Needless to say [...]