- 10 minute HIIT workout before I start my day
- Added virtual background to the Zoom app
- Added a second monitor
- Consolidated my meetings to only on Wednesdays
- Got a standing desk
- Bought Wes Bos React course which my manager agreed to reimburse. YAY!
- Changed my working hours to 8-4 so that I can spend more time with my family
- I have started asking more questions on Slack channels. People have started noticing my work.
I will keep updating this list.
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