Journaling for Professionals

Always, if you do it carefully, you will feel your words teaching you and helping you, even as you write. (G. Lynn Nelson)

From Writing and Being: Embracing Your Life Through Creative Journaling


Explore the World!

Keri Smith’s book, How to Be an Explorer of the World: Portable Life Museum, is a great tool for stimulating creativity through guided exercises that are immediately accessible, highly interactive, and non-threatening for those of us who are artistically or creatively challenged.  This is also a good stress-reduction tool for busy professionals.  See your world from new perspectives, experience the beauty around you and have fun!

Beautiful Code

Ashish Gulhati writes, “A software application is a living entity, in constant need of attention, updating, enhancement, testing, fixing, tweaking, marketing, and support. Its success and beauty in an economic sense depends directly on the code being flexible enough to evolve over time and meet the requirements of its users, and to do it again and again and again over the course of many years.”

Chapter 11. Secure Communication: The Technology of Freedom, from Beautiful Code: Leading Programmers Explain How They Think from O’Reilly Media