Another schema survey, another reflection blog post for you. This time the survey was to figure out my schema mode’s. The premise being that everyone develops patterns of coping with life. Some of these patterns are healthy and sometimes they can be spoilt little brats and throw tantrums about not getting their way. Here’s what… Continue reading Schema Therapy part IV
Using mind maps to help brain storm testing ideas is a great way to get all of your ideas out. Using a mind map you will be able to: Generate more testing scenarios Connect new ideas Collaborate more with other people How do I mind map? Step 1: Start with your central idea/theme Nothing beats… Continue reading Mind maps for Software Testing
On my walk this morning I was listening to this radiolab podcast on how people try to categorise voters in the US. It started off with the Soccer mum category that helped Clinton remain elected in 1996. And this got me thinking, what type of voter am I? Hipster Bogan If I was to give… Continue reading What type of voter am I?
Retirement, wow. It feels so far off why should I even bother thinking about it? To give you some context why I’m asking myself this, I work in the superannuation industry (the Aussie retirement savings scheme) and the leadership team has asked people to reflect on retirement. I’m 31 and I don’t think I’ll ever… Continue reading What does retirement look like for me?
How much money do I need to save for an emergency? That’s a good question. The barefoot investor recommends starting with a 2k emergency savings. Then building it out to 3-6 months worth of living expenses once debts have been sorted. This is NOT financial advice, a professional can help you if you have any concerns about… Continue reading Emergency Savings