Backup Home Assistant with rsync

I run Home Assistant operating system on a Raspberry Pi for my home automation. The built-in backup integration creates backup files in the backups folder in the root of the default folder. This is fine, but what happens if you experience an hardware failure and need to restore your Home Assistant configuration from a backup file? There are… Read More »

Blue Monday – Is this really a thing?

The short answer is…No! The concept of Blue Monday arose out of a press release from British travel company, Sky Travel in 2005. The press release cited the work of psychologist, Dr. Cliff Arnall, who supposedly constructed a “formula” that accurately predicted that the third Monday in January was the most depressing day of the year. The “formula”… Read More »