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Adam Davis
Adam Davis

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What are your goals for 2022?

While some may consider New Year's resolutions to be a bit frivolous, I think they can be a good way to reflect on your priorities.

This year I set some goals around reading, blogging, and exercising. I didn't reach any of the arbitrary numbers I came up with at the beginning of the year, but I'm still happy with what I've accomplished and did much more than I would have without those goals to guide my daily actions.

So what are your goals for 2022:

  • Do you want to start a new job?
  • Do you want to launch a product you've been brainstorming?
  • Are you going to dedicate more time to your hobbies?
  • Will you take a class and learning something new?

Let me know in the comments!

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Ben Halpern

I want to deepen some new professional skills. Not 100% sure what those are, but I have a few things in mind I want to get better at.

I also really want to make better use of my time away from work — less mindless phone time.

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Chris Gustin

For that second goal, if you have an iPhone, Settings > Screen Time will let you set daily time limits for specific apps and sites. I was having the same problem where I would spend hours each day mindlessly scrolling Reddit/Imgur and come away feeling anxious/frustrated/unfulfilled.

I tried cold turkey at first, but after a few months the dam broke and I was back where I started.

I currently have it set to 15 mins/day for Reddit/Imgur and that seems to be the sweet spot for me.

Hope that helps!

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Adam Davis

I can definitely relate to the mindless phone time. I've had a few stretches of a few months where I didn't use social media, but I seem to always find it creeping back into my life. Lately I've been getting into the habit of starting each day by writing down some things I want to do. When there's a physical list I can look at, endlessly scrolling Twitter is less likely to be my default state

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Sergey Pozhilov

You are totally right about the relation between a list of things to do and procrastination. I'v noticed that I'm scrolling twitter or watching youtube if I eihther don't know what to do next or how to do that next thing

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phone time and manga reading finishing me off

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Adam Davis

I've been more consistent with prioritizing my blogging lately, so one of my main goals is to keep up with that consistency.

I've also spent a lot more time writing music this past year, so I'd like to finish some of my current music projects and post them on YouTube.

In the past I've attempted to learn Unity and develop some games, but never spent enough time with it to make real progress. This year, I'm going to make a more structured plan and try to achieve some small milestones each month.

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Naveen Kamath

Learn DSA in depth :)

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Syamala Shankar Reddy • Edited

Getting graduated and starting my career in data science :)

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Dendi Prayogo Hidayat

Become a professional Android Developer

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Susumu Yamazaki

I wrote my goals for 2022 here:

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I will try to release a programming language named Thunderbird in 2022.

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Our goal is to make your seo services for gaming companies even better. :D