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The Charm of A Minimalist Workspace in a Maximalist Lifestyle

Thoughts, Lifestyle Diaries, The Freelance Life, The Student Life · December 30, 2019, Monday

Yes, a (semi) minimalist workspace.

In the home of a maximalist.

As “weird” as it might sound, we don’t have to embrace a movement to use it for inspiration to make some changes, right?

I don’t really use the label on me, but you could define me as a maximalist: I love owning a lot of stuff that I can rely on at all times and I would never “downsize” unless I had a great internal push to do it… in some specific, small area of my life.

But you know what? A little touch of minimalism is actually doing charms for my mental health when it comes to handling my workspace.

To keep sensory overload at bay, mostly. To make my workspace less visually and mentally triggering.

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Why I No Longer Allow Blog Comments on

Updates, Thoughts · October 30, 2018, Tuesday

As of May 25, 2018, I no longer allow blog comments on my personal blog.

I could sum up the reason with one word: GDPR.

That’s the EU General Data Protection Regulation that came into effect on May 25, 2018, and it applies to all businesses, organizations and websites that deal with EU citizens (not necessarily located in the EU).

And yes—it applies to personal bloggers as well.

So a change was necessary.

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#IWD17 – Mathematicians Are (Wo)Men

Thoughts, Opinions, That Luana Me · March 13, 2017, Monday

This post had to go live on Mar 8, but I got busy with other things, so I decided to finish and publish it today, Mar 13. It connects to hashtag threads #IWD17 and #BeBoldForChange on social media.

Jeanette A. Scissum, Scientist and Mathematician at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center (CC-BY-NC 2.0). Read more about Jeanette

When I first moved my personal blog to in 2013, I celebrated the grand opening of the new domain with a blog post that came straight from my heart, Dear Sister Mileva Marić, dedicated to Albert Einstein’s first wife, a mathematics genius whose life and talent slowly disintegrated in the shadow of Einstein’s lifestyle and family tensions. Read the rest of this entry…