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Dec 09, 2018 10:59:26

Why I quit?

by @deadcoder0904 | 199 words | 🐣 | 9💌

Akshay Kadam (A2K)

Current day streak: 0🐣
Total posts: 9💌
Total words: 1896 (7 pages 📄)

I quit coding after I finish shipping a single feature for the day.

I quit writing after I lost the streak the 2nd time on #200wordsaday.

I quit working out after my ankle got twisted.

I quit logging into wip.chat after losing my streak.

I quit working on my old side-projects after I lost motivation.

And so many other things I quit doing after some time that I don't even remember now 😢

The reason is simple. I quit because it's easy to quit. The hard thing is to actually keep doing.

So today I start writing again on #200wordsaday with an intention of not quitting. Because if you wanna get better at writing, then you gotta write every day.


If you wanna get good at coding, then you gotta keep doing it every day.

If you wanna get good at shipping products, then you gotta keep shipping products as fast as possible.

The same principle applies with anything in life you want to achieve. Each day it adds up. And it eventually makes you better every day even if you don't realize it then.


This can also be proved in Simple Mathematics -

0.99 ^ 365 = 0.03


1.01 ^ 365 = 37.8

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    @deadcoder0904 but sometimes you need a break too and you should tell yourself that is ok

    lowen flowen avatar lowen flowen | Dec 10, 2018 08:16:36
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      @flowen yeah but too many breaks is not okay & once i get lazy, i take toooooo many breaks ?

      Akshay Kadam (A2K) avatar Akshay Kadam (A2K) | Dec 11, 2018 10:43:25
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      @deadcoder0904 heheh ok ok don't take too many. Maybe regular consistent breaks are even better. Regulate energy flow so the sudden need for a break won't surprise you

      lowen flowen avatar lowen flowen | Dec 11, 2018 11:50:53
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      @flowen nowadays I don't take many but I still manage to procrastinate a little ?which I think is Okay :)

      Akshay Kadam (A2K) avatar Akshay Kadam (A2K) | Dec 11, 2018 13:48:26
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    @deadcoder0904 the hard part is to keep going, totally agree!

    Valentino Urbano avatar Valentino Urbano | Dec 09, 2018 13:11:23
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      @valentino and the hardest part is getting started

      Akshay Kadam (A2K) avatar Akshay Kadam (A2K) | Dec 09, 2018 15:40:28
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    @deadcoder0904 welcome back ? YOU GOT THIS ?

    Basile Samel avatar Basile Samel | Dec 09, 2018 11:02:35
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