Benevolent Bytes is a place for learning about the nitty-gritty of software development. It's about sharing knowledge, tools and techniques. But what about the stuff in-between? That's where benevolent(self) comes in, it's a newsletter and blog on substack for helping guide you through being a happier, more productive and well-rounded software engineer.
My aim is to help you manage your mental state. This will boost your productivity and forge resilience. The ultimate goal is to continue doing what you love, hacking, designing, scheming and creating without getting burnt-out.
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Have you been playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons? I have been, it's a great escape from the stress of the outside world.
Your physical health is an important asset that's often overlooked. Pay attention to ergonomics, taking breaks and checking in with your body.
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