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Try Something New in 2022

I was recently reminded that on January 1st 2019, I wrote down 3 goals I wanted to achieve over that year: "Be more open", "Try more scary things" and "Worry less". It might be a little belated, but thought I'd reflect on these for this issue. Writing this newsletter and recording myself for youtube seem to check off the first two pretty comprehensively - I've had to put my ego aside and learn to take ridicule on the chin. I've also brought new life to my blog, writing more regularly about what I've been working on. All of these mediums I've thoroughly enjoyed in their own different ways.

I definitely haven't worried less though, not at all helped with what's been going on over the last couple of years. This last year has been tough, there's be constant uncertainty throughout the year, so I'm hoping that 2022 will bring with it a calm that I haven't yet found. I won't commit to making it a resolution though, just a "fingers-crossed" for the coming year.

This hasn't been the case for everyone though, in fact lots of businesses and developers have found success through exploring different avenues, which probably helps with reducing their anxiety levels somewhat. You'll see lots of examples of these with todays links.

As always, if you have any comments on them or content suggestions for the future, please feel free to reply to this email and let me know.

Until next time, keep on shipping!



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