Finding balance with Financial Independence Retire Early - FIRE

Balancing present and future with the FIRE movement

The first time I realized I was being too future-focused was when I got in a bad mental health state in 2020. I didn’t want to pay for Cognitive-Behavior Therapy sessions. I could have, but I didn’t want to spend money on it. Not super clever, I know. Looking back, I get mad at myself for putting savings before my mental health needs. This experience changed me, since it took me less than one year to improve my mental health, live a happier and confident life....

March 19, 2021 · 3 min · Stefanni Brasil
Is Ruby still running on Rails?

Is Ruby on Rails Still Relevant in 2021?

“Maybe Python or Go is a better choice? Or even Javascript?” If you’ve been asking yourself these questions, this post is for you. When I was learning how to code in 2016, Ruby on Rails was trending and every startup was using it. It was obvious that learning Rails would be an easy way to get my first dev job. We’re in 2021, though, and things have changed. The answer to “Is Rails still relevant?...

February 22, 2021 · 2 min · Stefanni Brasil
When In Doubt, Act Digital Lettering

8 activites to build self-confidence

I believed I had to had born confident. And I wasn’t, so why keep trying? How happy I am to have been wrong about that! This post brings some exercises from the book “The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance - What women should know”, and some lessons from my Cognitive Behaviour Therapy sessions. Start practicing these 8 keys activities and see how you feel a few weeks from now....

January 28, 2021 · 4 min · Stefanni Brasil