Posts with the Mental Health tag

The unexpected downsides of working in a flow state

Blog Mental health Software engineering

5 March, 2023

– Software developers often talk about entering a flow state when programming, leading to periods of extreme productivity. This is generally regarded as a Good Thing, but I think that there are some caveats to working in a flow state that we should be mindful of.

It's okay to be sad sometimes.

Blog Mental health

8 October, 2021

– Sometimes we get sad. We usually try very hard to avoid this. Maybe we shouldn't?