Have you said “thank you” to yourself lately?

Greg L. Turnquist
3 min readJun 17, 2023

“What? Say ‘thank you’? What kind of column is this, Greg?”

I am trying to share with you some of the most important things you can be doing as a pro coder, and stopping to thank yourself is pretty high on the list!

When we slug it out, day in and day out, writing code, crafting automated tests, tracking down bugs, and working on releases, there are days when you’re flat out beat. Sometimes at the end of the day, your brain dissolves into goo.

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Greg L. Turnquist

Sr. Staff Technical Content Engineer at CockroachDB • YouTube Content Creator at https://youtube.com/@ProCoderIO • Best-Selling Author • Coffee Lover