Discussion on: Confession of an average developer

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Matthieu Cneude

That was an original read. You could improve your style of course, and you'll do if you write more. Nevertheless, the ideas you give are very interesting. Thanks for that.

I believe that most of our world is in our head. It doesn't mean it's easy to control, but we can control it with enough time and effort.

First thing first: good, average or bad doesn't mean anything. It means something if you compare yourself with somebody else. If you do that, you will always be better than somebody, and worst than somebody else. We have have tendency to focus on the negative, so we're often the worst compared to this hypothetical other(s_.

That's why we should work on ourselves, every day, to do comparison with our past self, and only with our past self. Nobody else.

Second: I do meditation every day for years and I'm generally obsessed with the idea of learning who I am. I believe it's the only way to unlock our potential. My conclusion for now: nobody is good from one day to another. It takes time and practice, and you will only go there if you love what you do.

How to find what you love? By trying. Experimenting different things. Don't be afraid to go out of your comfort zone. Try to help as much as you can. Practice enough and have fun; then, you'll be ready to continue to do that for enough time to feel good at it, and feel good about yourself.