Code != Life

On finding the balance between side-projects and headspace. I love side-projects. Whether it’s coding, writing or designs — they’ve helped me to be more creative, strengthen my abilities and experiment with new ideas. However, I’ve always found it very easy to get obsessed and balance is important — something that until this year, I sucked at. At the end of last year I took a 3 1/2 week holiday to road trip around Arizona. No laptop, no code, limited mobile connectivity and a great friend in a pretty isolated place of America. This is where I managed to begin slipping out of a habit…