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Michael Brooks

Freelance Website Developer & Blogger in Newton Abbot

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At the Cost of Your Users — John Saddington

I just read this blog post by John Saddington, and I have to say, I 100% agree. Medium is a terrible user experience. When you visit the site, you get bombarded with signup/login modals and banners.

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5 important things I learnt when Blogging

Read more on what I learned about blogging

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Silencing your anxieties

A few days ago, I wrote a Tweet on the best ways to silence your anxiety/depression. When I was going through terrible anxiety due to work (talking about throwing up). I found gaming was the most helpful thing for me. I could game for hours and because my mind was so focused, nothing else mattered.

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Challenging myself

Something I would like to try out for this month is post less on social media (excluding Instagram) and post more on WordPress. I rarely spend time posting to social anyway, but it could be interesting. Even if it's just comments on other people's blogs.

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I went to Total Ninja (Manchester)

My nephew, wife and I went up to Oldham last weekend to visit my mum. While we were up there, my wife decided to book an hour of Total Ninja in Manchester which was booked online.

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