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4 ways to level up your life

Anja
Software Engineer | Linux fan | lawyer | Sharing what I'm learning 😊
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📚educational (courses,books...)
🍉health - quality food, exercise and rest
📈growth - push yourself out of your comfort zone
💡inspire - connect with and learn from people who are where you want to be
How do you level up? 😊

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Andrew Pazikas

I recently finished reading 5am Club and Atomic Habits, while I don't plan to wake at 5am both books speak of a good morning routine so for the first hour when I wake up before work I go for a run (about 30min), practice some mindfulness using Calm app (10min) then finally eat a good breakfast and wash ready to start my day (20min).

I have found my mood and general happiness to be higher and feel very productive when I login to work where before this I would wake up just before I logged on and glug down coffee reading emails while I wake up.

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Anja Author

Hi Andrew, thats a great morning routine! :) Good habits go a long way! I also feel a lot better with good food and nature walks :)

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Andrew Pazikas

It surprised me how much better I felt, I have a dog as well, so he makes sure I have a daily walk in a park, I generally do the afternoon walk as soon as I finish work which I have found as a great way to disconnect from office/work life.

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Anja Author

yes, walks are a good way to destress :)

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Marian
  • Try to see the world more often with childrens` eyes 👀
  • run everywhere 🏃
  • don't sweat the little things 💦
  • call an old friend ☎️
  • find a mentor 👴
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Anja Author • Edited

Awesome additions, Marian! Can you recommend a good website where you find dev mentors?

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Marian

Not really.
I think it depends what you expect from a mentor. Most people will reply, if you just send them a message. Just make sure it is not too long and it has an interesting question (i.e. not "which coding language should I learn?1") that will help you go in the right direction.

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SALES • Edited

🎈 Imagine new things and play with them in my mind
🔨 Think how I will achieve this: tools and skills
📚 Learn the required stuff to make it happen
📰 Tell the story of the creation process to share it

🌊 Daily practice an outdoor sport to let ideas stream in my mind.

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Anja Author

That's a great technique, thanks for sharing 🙌 😊

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Martin Kaschke

I think Jordan Peterson has some good advice. youtu.be/GJJClhqGq_M

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Anja Author

thanks for sharing,Martin! :)

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Toqeer Abbas

Good