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2019 Year in Review (Plus Our Plans for 2020) (Ep. 285)

January is almost here, and that means it’s time to look back one last time at all we’ve done this year.

That goes for you, too. Quick, put on your nostalgia goggles and soak in the moment. Then it’s time to look ahead at what stories we want to live for our next solar cycle. Let’s pick some good ones.

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Other things we mentioned in this episode:

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  • 0:01:25 – Which apps we’re using
  • 0:15:24 – Overcoming fears and burnout
  • 0:26:00 – Sponsor: Brilliant (Learning problem-solving skills)
  • 0:28:44 – Sponsor: Hover (Buying a domain name)
  • 0:31:05 – Making videos, burnout and finding inspiration
  • 0:46:12 – Music, photography, game dev and sleeping better
  • 0:56:25 – Goals for next year
  • 0:59:01 – Podcast news and conclusion

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