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Michael Brooks

Freelance Website Developer & Blogger in Newton Abbot

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Favourite connections of the year 2018

I feel like I've made so many connections this year and for that alone makes me truly grateful for 2018.

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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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