Hi, I'm Jesse

👨🏾‍💻 I’m a Freelancer who values digital minimalism

🤹🏾 I consult, write, create and coach sports classes

💌 I am currently available

✍🏽 Here I am documenting my journey by writing reflections on
business, sports, spirituality, and life

🧘🏾‍♂️Reflecting On My 10-Day Vipassana In A Buddhist Temple In Thailand

🌱 This article is a unique experience written 100% by me The Other Side - A Buddhist Story One day a young Buddhist on his journey home came to the banks of a wide river. Staring hopelessly at the great obstacle in front of him, he pondered for hours on just how to cross such a wide barrier. Just as he was about to give up his pursuit to continue his journey he saw a great teacher on the other side of the river....

May 1, 2023

🫵🏾 Follow Yourself

I’m trying something new again and this one is counter-intuitive. My new approach to my online presence is as follows: You don’t have to follow me. Instead, you should follow yourself. You already have everything you need to become successful, happy, and fulfilled. By following yourself I mean taking time out of every day to reflect deeply on your emotions, experiences, and topics that are most relevant to you. Therefore, there is no need to follow me....

March 28, 2023

🔭 Thoughts Moving Into 2023

Once again, I have been taking time off social media. Since I have gone silent on Twitter and LinkedIn, I am feeling a stronger sense of calmness and have gotten back into the habit of reading regularly. This has brought me to some thoughts going into 2023. Silent Work Social Media, especially indie hackers on Twitter embrace “Work in Public”. Working in public on social media platforms does have its upsides, like increased accountability, or feedback from people reading on your progress....

January 3, 2023

🔍 Introducing the LinkedIn Recent Shares Button Extension

As a hobby software developer, I am always looking for ways to improve my workflow and make my job easier. Recently, I decided to try my hand at creating a Chrome extension to help me navigate LinkedIn more efficiently. The Goal The goal of my extension was to add a new button to LinkedIn profile pages that would allow me to quickly view a person’s recent shares. I thought this would be a useful feature because it would save me from having to navigate through multiple menus and pages to see someone’s recent activity....

December 5, 2022

🔐 I Made A Password Generator App

I made this little Password Generator App Want to see me create more? Feel free to join me on Linkedin

November 3, 2022

👀 Understanding ReactJS

So, I’ve been learning Web Development for several months and things are moving very, very slowly, but surely. Before I restarted my journey of getting into learning to code I had an understanding of how the web worked and was familiar with HTML, CSS and a little JavaScript (aka Script-Kiddie). This was a huge benefit when I started to create my first websites again in 2021. But then came ReactJS....

October 5, 2022

🔨Slow Webflow Site Because Of A Embedded Youtube Video? Here's Your Fix

Have you embedded a youtube video via iframe in your Webflow site and suddenly your page speed is super slow? Especially on mobile? Worry no more, here’s how you can fix it. Setup Lets first look at the iframe you are embedding in Webflow <iframe width="768" height="396" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/QYAwFBGb-5U" rel="0" enablejsapi="1" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" ></iframe> Problem The problem with this code is, that the video content of the iframe is loaded directly with the whole page....

October 1, 2022

🔁 Restart

After changing systems I accidentally deleted my local files for this website. 🤯 Here’s what happened. After about 5 years I bought myself a new laptop. I had been working with 2 systems on my old laptop Linux & Windows. I saved my development files for my website locally and thought they are synced with the cloud. Well, turns out they were not. So I cleared my old system thinking I have a backup for everything....

September 10, 2022

👨🏽‍💻 Weekly Coding Reflection CW 30

Why I am doing this: I have noticed, that I am not coding as much as I would like to. To solve this problem and stay accountable to myself, I will write a weekly coding reflection. Morale 7/10 Currently focussing on Learning the fundamentalf of ReactJS. What I did & learned Project: getUp - React App I managed to save the data the user enters in the counter of the ReactJS App in the local storage of the browser....

July 30, 2022

🔮 The Randomness of Viral Posts

What do Gangnam Style, Justin Bieber and Nathan Apodaca have in common? For different reasons, they all cracked the social media algorithm leading to overnight fame. Or, in simpler words: They went viral. Going viral is the goal of many creators. It’s the reason countless online professionals lost their jobs and or minds and some might even argue lives. It can lead to success at the speed of light or shed (unwanted) attention on people or topics....

July 9, 2022