Jan Kraus


Journal entries on the motivation topic.

19 January 2020blogging1 min read

It's null until you ship it

Image of the container ship, captured in Hamburg, Germany

This is exactly the status of my blog. It’s not existing for anyone, even though it has been under work for the last couple of weeks. I struggle sweating over typography details, style of the photo gallery, compositions of the components, and so on. In the end, it doesn’t matter that much. These are…

26 August 2016reading list2 min read

Reading list #11

Hello. It’s Friday evening and I’ve got another reading list compiled for your pleasure. Enjoy dozens of interesting and inspiring articles and resources. Tech related Writing good React components Couple interesting tips and advices on writing good, reusable React components. React Patterns…

27 June 2016personal journal4 min read

Keeping the fire burning

Keeping the fire burning

Sometimes it’s easy to loose the focus. I get it all the time. One week is great, then next one feels like a two steps back. Sometimes good, sometimes hard. What is important, is to keep pushing forward. I mentioned this before. I often don’t work hard enough for what I want to achieve. Trying once…

12 June 2016personal journal2 min read

Back on track in June

Back on track in June

Damn, it’s been more than a month since I’ve wrote about running. To be honest, it wasn’t very intense. Only couple of short runs and one longer run trip. But this month I’m finally starting to feel it. I’ve put finally some effort in running more consistently. It is actually second week of June…

10 March 2016personal journal2 min read

Fighting my demons

This entry will be different. It has been a long time struggle for me and all the time I thought that I’ve got this. That I have it under control and I’m making progress. But it’s not entirely true and here is why. Deamon #1: Procrastination Probably like everybody else I’m wasting definitely too…

24 March 2015personal journal1 min read

Your time is limited...

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition…

16 February 2015personal journal1 min read

Today is better than tomorrow

We all have this. Put things aside, thinking tomorrow or someday. Just not now, not today. I say: Tomorrow I’ll go to gym. Next week I’ll finally start running again. I’ll update my blog when it will be ready… I’ll do that, but first I need to do something else. I will travel to take photos, but…

20 April 2009blog archive5 min read

Pięć kroków by wygrać z prokrastynacją

Prokrastynacja to taki brzydki nawyk odwlekania i odkładania rzeczy i spraw, KTÓRE CHCESZ ZROBIĆ na później. Na Wikipedii można znaleźć całkiem ciekawy (choć trochę brutalny nawet) opis tej przypadłości. Po uświadomieniu sobie dzisiejszego wieczoru, że to zjawisko objęło dziś też mnie (i nie…

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