Start with what you have

Two short stories about passion, focus, eating my own dogfood & having valuable connections

Apr 17
Start with what you have Cosima Laube

The last couple of days I stumbled over starting (or dealing) with what I have in its best sense and in multiple variations. Today I share two of these little stories:

Passion for work

The first story on starting with what you have is about my new job as a Scrum Master. In our company we are not wor…

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Agile Running

Parallels between running, agile software development & sustainable living

Apr 07
Agile Running Cosima Laube

One of my three goals I am focussing on this year is doing a healthy marathon in October. Running seems more than ever my form of applied mindfulness, my kind of moving meditation. This said and seeing nature waking up, enjoying the sun and everything blossoming, I am running even more than I did be…

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It's the little things

Seeing & valueing things you may have overseen in the past

Mar 31
It's the little things Cosima Laube

Today's post is basically just this picture.

I found those flowers on my parking lot. Needed to take a picture as their beauty touched me. The longer I practise seeing and appreciating "small" things the more I see of them. So changed perception seems to change inner parts in a positive way. A fri…

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Reframing applied

plus a pinch of scientific background

Mar 22
Reframing applied Cosima Laube

Lately I came across a couple of occasions for applied cognitive reframing. Just three recent examples:

  • "I am wasting 2,5 hours per day for commuting." versus "I have time to sort my brain, be on the water, hear music or even do sports - and I am arriving at some already in a mood ready for my eveni…

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New challenges ahead

From developer to Scrum Master - from tech-focus to people-focus

Mar 03
New challenges ahead Cosima Laube

When writing about my personal retro of 2016 and the three big goals I have for 2017, I just was able to write about two of them at that time. The third one in that (unordered) goal triple is: stepping out of my comfort zone & doing great in my new job.

On 1st of March I started my first professio…

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