Graduation Rituals

Graduation Rituals

Stepping into the new chapter in life is always challenging. Sometimes it’s planned and intentional, sometimes it’s unexpected and painful. Sometimes we fight against the change, we want the “old” back. Sometimes we grieve. Sometimes we just want to move forward and forget the “before”. Sometimes we transition over slowly, sometimes the change is immediate.…

Sunflowers and hot showers

Sunflowers and hot showers

About a month ago I was in Manila for work, and also had a weekend for sightseeing there. While it was a great, shocking, and eye-opening experience, in some ways it also reminded me of my own childhood. Our situation back then was not as bad as some places I saw in Manila, but still……

Hello Netherlands!

Hello Netherlands!

Warning – This is going to be a VERY personal post. If you know me, you know that I was born and living my whole life in Hungary (until now – see below). A country that is beautiful indeed, but has been having crazy challenges in the past years. As always, I try to avoid sharing any…

How I Got Started in IT

How I Got Started in IT

Everyone has his/her own story of life, and I’d like to share mine here. I was born as the first child of a very poor family, living in Eastern Hungary. My mother is a seamstress, my father is a metal worker. I inherited my father’s skills at problem solving; he had been always good in…

Making decisions…

Making decisions…

Sometimes everything starts with a decision. And sometimes something ends with a decision. Sometimes decisions are made to change something. And sometimes decisions are made to consciously avoind something. What really fascinates me is how people react to the decisions you make. Small or life-changing decisions, the reaction of other people can be very different. Some simply ignore…

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