• Life and blog

    Relaxing activities when you are stressed at work

    Work can be very stressful. There are days when you feel there is always new projects adding up and you are not able to finish any of them. There are days when your clients or colleagues are in a bad mood and work just is no fun. We all have already experienced one of these and, stressful days. But there are some tips to make such a day a little better. You can try these relaxing activities when you are stressed at work Relaxing activities when you are stressed at work Drink a cup of herbal tea.  In the company I am working for, we can have free coffee or…

  • Books

    Book review: 168 hours (Laura Vanderkam)

    This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure page for more information. This is one of my favorite books about time management. Laura Vanderkam, who also has a blog, is a mother of 4 children and has written several books about time management. Her book 168 hours is aimed to show you that you have more time than you think. The myth of the time crunch For this book, Laura Vanderkam used time diaries filled by voluntary participants but also the results of national surveys. While analyzing the data, she found out that  people are actually working much less than they think. Many people who claim to work…

  • Learning

    6 cultural activities for the whole family

    There are many reasons why you should improve your general culture. However, when you have a family and are very busy, you hardly time to learn and improve your general culture. The best way to do that is to combine your learning with some cultural activities for the whole family. Cultural activities for the whole family This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure page for more information. Painting/learning about art history If you are interested in learning more about art history, you can combine this very well with a painting activity. This is what the teachers in my children’s nursery school do. You choose a painter you…

  • Life and blog

    What I learned in three months of blogging

    As I started my blog, I read many income reports of other bloggers to have a better idea of what is working or not. After three months, my results are much less impressive than many of them. My blog is still very small. However, I learned much during these first three months of blogging and I found interesting to report about that. This is also a good opportunity to define my next blogging objectives and the steps I will need to make in the next months. This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure page for more information. 1) Results Number of viewers: According to Jetpack, my blog…

  • STEM

    5 fun facts about programming

    As I am learning to code, I am reading information about the history of coding. Some of this information surprised or amused me. Therefore, I decided to set up a short list with some fun facts about programming. 5 fun facts about programming 1) The first programmer ever is Ada Lovelace, the daughter of Lord Byron. She began learning mathematics early. Indeed, her mother feared she could turn like her father if she focused too much on arts and poetry. She recognized the potential of Charles Babbage’s proposed mechanical general-purpose computer, the Analytical Engine and created the first algorithm to be carried out by this machine. The Ada programming language was named…

  • Life and blog

    10 reasons why you should start a blog

    Starting a blog is both exciting and a little intimidating. It took me a very long time before I finally decided to start my own blog. I was afraid of giving my opinion on different topics on the Internet, and I was scared of not being able to create a good, regularly maintained blog. Lately, I have been working on myself a lot and I could finally find the courage to finally start a blog. There are many reasons why you should start a blog too. Here are ten of them. This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure page for more information. 10 reasons why you should…