Hmm that's a good tip, thanks. I currently barely watch any TV. But I can definitely look for other areas/hobbies to make a little leaner.
2 hours on weekdays after work, or 5+ on weekend just building what I think is really cool and fun. Right now I'm studying Elixir and Phoenix. When I'm not doing that, I pick up any freelance work I can get and consider that "study time" as well.
About how long do you study a day this way?
I try to find at least 30 min a day to sharpen. In a thick book, taking notes and doing exercises, that is about 20 pages a day. It's enough to hello world a new hack.
Start "tricking yourself" at first... say, I'll read for 15 minutes... sometimes it's 15 min, sometimes that becomes hours.
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