Since elementary school, tech fascinated me. As I got older, my love of tech grew. In college, I often found myself procrastinating by doing web development and thinking, “I wish I could just do web development all the time.” I graduated and got a job doing Drupal development. The next thing I knew, I hated tech. Outside of work, I didn’t want to touch a computer at all and often not even my smartphone. My passion for tech was gone, and I knew changes needed to be made. Learn how I restored my passion.
Stories of overworked, frustrated, burnt out programmers run rampant--just look at Dilbert. Self-care and wellbeing have become a hot topics recently and rightly so.
This session will include:
- Personal story
- Importance of self-care and wellbeing
- Challenges to taking care of oneself and being well
- Tips for self-care and wellbeing
TW: This session will touch on mental health.