One Year Without Gaming 🎮

    Quitting gaming helped me refocus my attention on creativity At the start of the 2023, I set out on a quest to remove gaming from my life completely. I, personally, had doubts about it being a success because gaming had been a considerable part of my life and identity (sadly). However, I knew I had a problem with working on my priority tasks over gaming. “One more go,” I would tell myself.

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    My favourite place

    Life at the beach is priceless. Every time. There are moments in life when I feel most grateful. As 2023 ends, I reflect on the most important adventures and people. My family stands out above all the rest. One adventure, where I get to relax and disconnect from the world, is my time I spend on the beach with my wife and son. Nothing beats the feeling of complete relaxation with the people you care the most about.

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    How is my gaming challenge going? 7 month update

    Is there life after gaming? My seven-month update discusses my experience during the year. It has been seven months since I posted that I was going to quit gaming for 2023. A whole 12 months of no gaming on any platform or device. How have I held up to the challenge so far? This post will go over the ups and downs and why I am still succeeding. My post is a cumulation of journal entries and things I have recorded in Twos app.

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    Why I am quitting gaming for a year

    It has been a long-standing passion of mine to enjoy the thrill of gaming. I’ve spent countless hours competing in online tournaments, playing story-driven games, and exploring the boundaries of my favourite titles. I still remember receiving a Sega Mega Drive with Sonic the Hedgehog on Christmas Day in 1992. These days, I enjoy the time I have on the Forza Horizon series and a collection of Apple Arcade titles. But as I’ve grown older, I’ve come to realise that gaming is taking up too much of my time and energy.

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