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

Dealing with suicidal thoughts? Maybe this can help

I know, the title is scary, but don't worry. Even tho I had some rough patches in my life, I never had suicidal thoughts. I always felt it was something morally wrong, almost equal to taking someone else's life. Many consider that you are the owner of your life, so you decide everything around it, including giving … Continue reading Dealing with suicidal thoughts? Maybe this can help