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What do you want to do in 2023?

Sketch Relics

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Continue working out/exercising to attain more muscle.
Not make any more mistakes at work.
Finish more video games than I buy (not a chance, but it's nice to dream)
Begin learning to program
Maybe try to find a gf, probably the least likely thing to happen due to having a rather reclusive nature, but it's a goal I suppose.
 
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Marmot

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Things are generally going well for me right now. I used to be holed up at home, filled with anxiety, life going by. But thanks to help that was given to me, I'm now doing good. I think the only thing I'm concerned with at the moment is love. Just got my heart broken. Never had a girlfriend, so that is a goal for this year. Getting out of my comfort zone and start dating.

I believe in you, btw. I highly recommend getting help if that's available where you are. See if you have some sort of condition or disorder, too. I got my Asperger's diagnosis in 2022 and it has really explained all of me. Why I am the way that I am. Why I find certain things difficult that all the others around me didn't seem to have a problem with, etc. It's a huge relief.

:peepoLove1: :NepWink:
 

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honestly, all I want is to see my best friend again
I know the pain of slowly losing touch with your best friend and it's a pain that is very specific yet very intense. I hope you find the time to see him again, my friend
 
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This sounds a lot like CGP Grey's theme system. I'm trying to start something similar: Winter 2023 (i.e. January to March) will be the Winter of Management. I'm sick and tired to pretend nothing works in my life just because I don't have the right tools: I have three months to get anything I need, and after that it's all about my behaviour.
What tools do you feel like you're lacking in life then?
 
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I was writing about this earlier in my diary.

In 2023, I want to look at fear and triggers right in the face. I had a realization that for some things (not big T trauma such as rape, war, and all of course, but for little ts and general anxiety), you need to actually trigger yourself sometimes and do things regardless of if you're afraid or if you're going to trigger a part of you that needs to see they're not in danger anymore. I will, in 2023, conquer my fears and do things anyway.

I'm afraid of speaking up? I'll speak up.
I'm afraid of texting first? I'll text first.
I'm afraid of expressing love? I'll express it anyway.
I'm afraid of asserting myself and potentially have it lead to a violent conflict? I'll do it anyway.
I'm afraid of imagining good things and assuming everything will turn out okay, trusting in God's plan no matter the current circumstances? I. Fucking. Will.

I've decided that I'd rather die than let myself live in fear. And when I've decided something, I don't let go of it. I'll keep going until eventually it comes. It can take a few days, months, even a year, perhaps 10 years, who knows, but in the end, I'm already there. I'm just experiencing a bridge of events that leads to it. That stuff can get out of whack, but in the end everything's resolved. I'll be vain and boast that I've got a massive amount of stamina.
i want to quit discord completely in this year.. its so addicting for me and beside it i want to get rid of shitty porns (i cant give an example for this but it isnt like casual porns)
if i can do these decisions i think my life will be better
 

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I want to expand on my knowledge of technology, I've learned a few programming languages and worked on some projects but I feel like I've become complacent and still don't know anything about the subject. I think that's because I haven't really had a focus on what I want to learn so I don't know anything besides what's required for the things I make. I want to actually focus on cybersecurity like what I'm going to college for and actually gain an understanding of computers.
Speaking of tech I want to finish the programming projects I've started and start the ones I've planned.

I want to draw. This has usually been a really superficial goal, I've always just wanted to draw just to make pretty pictures, but after taking an art history class I've learned a little about how much thought goes into art and how not just the resulting piece matters, it's every part used to make it, and I feel a little inspired by that. Though it'll always just be something I try on the side because I don't think I can give it as much attention as I do with tech.

My actual goal is to finally learn how to drive because I should and need to know at this point. Would be easier if I could just walk everywhere
 
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Outer Heaven

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Lose 3% body fat

Fully recover my crippled shoulder

Hit previous PRs

Restart BJJ classes and earn a stripe

Get a decent internship

Consistently pray my supplementary prayers

Memorize some Quran chapters

Get married

Read 3 books at least


Whether or not I get all of this done I will report back in a year
 
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dorgon

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I gotta learn how to be more confident. I've always been a shy person IRL and had problems talking with other people, even if I knew a good topic to discuss. For this year I'm hoping to meet others who share similar interests with me, and even more importantly I have to shed off my shyness and start talking to people and making connections. Being lonely is fine for me once in a while but I gotta step some shit up.
 
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PizzaW0lf

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For 2023, I want to become more chill and pragmatic. This is because I feel like I gave myself a lot of unnecessary anxiety in 2022 by caring too much about some things. I want to just let myself live this year.
 
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  • The ability to follow schedules I build (I usually make them and then ignore everything in them).
I put up a whiteboard in my room this Christmas (I was using a chalkboard) and I record my repeating goals for each day (my workout and studying routines - I prefer to put down reasonable goals rather than ambitious ones) and a bullet-list of things to do. Usually I go by Schopenhauer's advice, that is: do everything important in the morning, and either don't eat till lunch or only eat lightly, coffee till noon at the latest (even though I can drink it up till 6pm if left to my own devices) and then tea. For whatever reason, going by this I've gotten consistently good results.
Get a decent internship

Read 3 books at least
What kind of work? What kind of books?
 

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I want to get fit enough to join the French Foreign Legion, so the big things to work on for me are cardio, cardio, and more cardio, and after that French, French, and more French. It being a real adventure and chance at danger is exactly what I want and, even if I don't make the cut, the physique I'd get into to try to make it would be worth it all its own. Funnily, I don't need the French as much as the cardio, since they'll teach you that, but I figure it would definitely help. So in concrete terms:
  • Be fit enough to run 1.6 miles (my usual route) in about ten minutes.
  • Swim 100 yards in 1:30 (I haven't done swimming in ages,
  • Be sufficiently proficient in French to be conversant
  • Otherwise, keep up my good routines, go the gym, go to the range, do well at my present job, save money, finish certain lingering projects around my family house.
Will it happen? Pfff, hell if I know. This is the second time I've been on a kick about these guys, and I know my habits are much better this time around. Though, I've always disliked cardio exercises, but having lost weight, it's so much easier now it's weird.
 

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