How to find a true answer to "Where do you see yourself in 5 years?"

After finishing collage, having a degree in computer science, like any other fresh graduate, I started job scouting, and preparing for interviews. I was interviewing for a software engineer position in several multinational companies, and I noticed one of the common questions were : "Where do you see yourself in 5 years?" Being a little … Continue reading How to find a true answer to "Where do you see yourself in 5 years?"

Do other people's opinions about us matter ? and how to deal with them

Imagine yourself in the first 7 years of your life like a blank computer program, ready to be written. You're just starting to learn about how things in life work, how society works , how money works, how relationships work and so on. Who is the first with privilege to write something in your program? … Continue reading Do other people's opinions about us matter ? and how to deal with them

A sensitive topic : Depression and how I deal with it

I noticed people are very sensitive to this topic, especially when it comes to pieces of advice to "cure" depression, claiming that in the most severe cases, you are actually experiencing a "clinical depression",  in which case the only treatment consists of medication or drugs. This makes it very very difficult to debate anything about depression! … Continue reading A sensitive topic : Depression and how I deal with it

Introvert , Extrovert or Maybe Something Else? My journey to Self Discovery

Since I was a little girl, I had difficulties getting accepted and fitting in with the rest. I was always very quiet, not interacting with anybody, not making the first step to anything. At the parental meetings, the teacher never had complaints about me, saying I was just really behaved, sitting there in my bench, … Continue reading Introvert , Extrovert or Maybe Something Else? My journey to Self Discovery

How a job interview can destroy your soul and what to do about it

In general, a job interview is a toxic , soul sucking process. Each time you get the call for a job interview the first reaction is of joy, thinking that someone approved of you, based on your CV. Someone picked you! You must have done a good job. This feeling can last from a second to a … Continue reading How a job interview can destroy your soul and what to do about it