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How to improve yourself ? By doing these things -

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We pass more and more time on Internet everyday, this is why we have to spend it carefully by choosing right content to consume.

I hope you can improve yourself after reading this post.

  1. Replace reading random people comments on Facebook by reading helpful questions/answers on Quora.🀳 --> πŸ“ƒ

  2. Replace watching a YouTube video you have seen many times Or watching funny videos by watching Programming related video, there are lots of good YouTube channel for programming.🎦 --> πŸ’»

  3. Replace reading useless information on Facebook by reading an article on Dev.to Or Medium.πŸ˜„

  4. Replace watching Netflix for hours by taking an online course to learn new things.πŸ“Ί -- > πŸ“š

  5. Replace listening music when being outside by listening to an audio podcast.🎧.--> πŸŽ™οΈ

Is this my post useful for you ? Tell me in comments.

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To be fair, I think it's more fun being a well-rounded person that can enjoy both watching Netflix and learning new things daily. πŸ˜€

 
 

It's my second post. Sorry if you don't found it useful.πŸ˜žπŸ˜“

 

Don't get me wrong it's great ! I just think there's a bit of a toxic mindset in our field where "wasting" your time through basic activities is seen as bad.

But you make a good point, we can use these moments to do something productive πŸ‘Œ

 

I think it’s also helpful to look at Netflix and realize how the interface works. After all it’s a digital product/platform that many of us are trying to emulate or get inspiration from.

 

That's a side-effect of working in front-end engineering. Just like a game designer will question the mechanics of a game they're playing we'll often instinctively do the same for UIs.

Then again it's also healthy to disconnect from that world from time to time and enjoy Netflix for what it is: an entertainment platform, otherwise we'll become burnt out.

Yes, it's true. But it's for those who waste their time on social media. Think positive.πŸ˜„

You also mention music and videos tho, doesn't it include more people than Facebook users?

Yeah ! I will take my post back(no). It's just your way to think.πŸ™„πŸ™„
Yes, we should also enjoy music and videos. But not more than a limit. That's my thinking.

 

I feel like these are all great ways to improve yourself, to a certain degree. I'm completely burnt out at the end of the day if I replace all my leisure.

Don't get me wrong, I certainly think these are great but you should find a balance that works for yourself.

 

Funny, right before reading this article I was thinking about how I was spending too much time on Instagram. I decided to swap the placement of the mobile app icons of Dev and IG on my phone so that I would have better access to Dev, and more difficult access to IG. Just a subtle change I'm hoping will make me less likely to waste time.

 

I haven’t had the Facebook or Instagram apps on my phone for quite some time. I can use in them in the mobile browser if I desire to. The apps I do keep are DEV and Twitter. For music and podcasts, I bounce back and forth between them to keep me occupied at work.

 
 

What I want to do I do not do.
What I don't want to do, I do.

 

learning over entertaining is the key ! doesn't mean you won't have fun anymore :)

 

Yes, it's true. But it's for those who waste their time on social media. Think positive.πŸ˜„

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