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Francisco Quintero šŸ‡ØšŸ‡“

People claims about getting solutions for problems when they're taking a shower or going for a walk.

This several times for every year I've been working as a software developer.

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ZettaV

this happens very often to me...
i have a window in my shower and when im taking a shower i can kind of look nowhere out the window and it creates a kind of time-bubble where thoughts flow freely without any resistance and good ideas for how to solve problems come to mind...
Another beneficial technique is to simply go outside and leave the office for like 15min or so... go out and stare into nowhere... somewhere far... like down the road or at some tall building or whatever... and a similar effect happens... as long as its not too loud or crowded outside...

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Nadia G.

This is incredibly true. Also some sleep could provide you the solution to a problem you were struggling with yesterday

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Jason Steinhauser

Some of the best solutions I've come up with were in the shower, or going to lunch by myself and just letting my mind drift

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Evan Kapantais

This rings true so many times. Sometimes I get stuck on a problem for days only for the solution to come to me when Iā€™m lying in bed just barely thinking about it.

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v4r15

it's the bg_worker doing its thing, and somehow doing "nothing" let's it shine... as if some scheduler is giving it the unused resources to work with :D

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Evan Kapantais

Offline mode is paying off šŸ˜‚