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What activities outside of coding do you spend the most time on?

Taking breaks can help you focus, increase your productivity, and reduce stress. Often in the rush to hit deadlines and complete challenging tasks, we forget that.

What activities outside of coding do you spend the most time on?

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Rahul

I have been learning Spanish on Duolingo for the last 6 months and now I subconsciously open the Duolingo app when I want a break.
It is refreshing, fun and I learn something new in the process.

Bonus: No regrets whatsoever compared to the mindless scrolling on social media that I used to do before.

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Israel Manzo

I speak Spanish and using Duolingo to learn Italian. Small world mi amigo.!

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Madza Author

Well put, plus Doulingo is awesome 👍

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Jérémie Astor

Music. But in my case music is the job and coding the hobby.

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Jose Gabriel Companioni Benitez

Whcih kind fo music would you recommend me to code?

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Madza Author

Are you a solo musician, play in a band, producer, sound engineer, mixing-mastering expert? 🎶🎧

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Jérémie Astor

I play in various band, I also have a few composition/arrangement gigs. If I did more solo gigs I guess my fridge would thank me ...

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Madza Author

Do you have something online to listen to? Would love to hear 😉

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Jérémie Astor

Nothing too recent. I'll get back to you with a few old stuff 😄

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Bhuvnesh Sain

I do watch The Big Bang Theory episodes.

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NGS Harsha

me too 😁

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Brett Curtis

Dog Training 🐕‍🦺

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Doug Parsons

I am a triathlete so I spend a portion of my free time training each day. Beyond that I am also learning Spanish on Duolingo and I am a quasi-handyman so I am in the process of finishing my basement.

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Aditi Khedkar • Edited

I play chess and read books. Recently learnt a few tricks in mid and end game in chess and mastered the openings. Learning a lot! Regarding book reading, I am doing something which was not possible earlier. Totally exploring a new genre-Realism. It's hard because it's opposite of most dilly dally self help books offer. It's raw and fresh :)

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Felipe Rueda • Edited

I like to read a lot, snowboarding during the winter and fishing during the fishing season. I would like to write more but I'm a master procrastinator on anything writing 😄

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Madza Author

always wanted to learn snowboarding 😉remember watching Shaun White at the Olympics and XGames 🏂

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Felipe Rueda

He's so good!

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Damian

Baking traditional sourdough bread 🤗

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Andrew Plummer

I've been doing a lot of writing recently.

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Louis Low • Edited

PlayStation or Photo Shooting or Mountain-Biking (I always bring along a small 13-inch laptop in my thin backpack, sometimes fresh air and earthy smell stimulate my creativity... lol)

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Madza Author

Agree on biking, been there done that 😃😃

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James dengel

Weightlifting, it builds character and feels good making slow consistent progress that is very measurable

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Anzhari Purnomo

I've been practicing touch typing on keybr.com since recently my wrist gets tired very fast.

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Matt Curcio • Edited

When the pandemic hit i went down to my local art supply store and bought a packet of 24 colored pencils ($6) and a tablet of 8x12 paper ($10).

Drawing! There is no right answer.

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Jason F

I have been trying to learn flatland bmx. It's challenging, but I'm stubborn and will figure it out with time.

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Jonathan

Boxing and martial arts.

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Rahul

Muchas gracias Jordan.

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Adam Crockett

3D modeling is great fun I have been making things on and off for years. But unfortunately I just figured out how to get my work into the browser easily. So that boundary is now blurred 😬

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Temi Kara

hanging out with my girlfriend.

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Karen Efereyan • Edited

Sleep? I love sleeping a lot. I have started learning to play chess too btw

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Crazy_Phage

王者荣耀

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Vishnu Dileesh

Reading books, Watching coding live streams, if that counts as outside of coding, lol.

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Helder Burato Berto

I like to play videogames, watch series and sometimes make barbecues. :)

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Israel Manzo

I spend time with the family, play with my son a lot + I am former soccer player so watch lot of games.

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Jose Gabriel Companioni Benitez

I like running and soon I will start practicing Yoga!!!!

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Matt Waler

Tennis. I've been having a blast this summer getting back into it. Such a great cardio and hand-eye-coordination improving sport!

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CarlyRaeJepsenStan

I love biking! I'm also learning Japanese thru Duolingo and play piano :)

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Jashua

Reading, I picked up this habit a year ago :)

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dilakv

Do you have (.jpg) free time?

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Moslem • Edited

I play lots of Fortnite. And recently I'm trying to read more books.

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NIKHIL CM

I spend time watching movies, playing PUBG and youtube videos honestly!

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Sooraj

I play the guitar and keyboard. And if I am not doing that I will be playing Rocket League or Among Us. :)

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anurag-anand

cooking :p

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Roja_Sree

Reading the novel in breaks,listening to soothing music ....

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Brennan K. Brown

I enjoy taking some time each week to write poetry :) warsawmountain.com/