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What is the hardest thing to change? Let me back up. I’ve recently started a journey to try and better myself. With that knowledge, I ask again. What is the hardest thing to change? My answer is a routine.

I’ve always been a routine guy. This comes from my life as a baseball player. Everything in baseball is based on a routine. What time you get to the field, what time you start throwing, when is batting practice, etc. When I started this journey, the thing I wanted to change most was my video game routine. I felt like it…

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Is there something you really enjoy doing? Something that you look forward to when you first wake up in the morning. Something that you think about just as you start drifting toward sleep.

This daily journal is a new project of mine. I think it’s going to improve my writing. At least, I hope it does. Writing is something that has always come naturally to me. I think I’ve taken that for granted. Now that I’ve had some time to think about it, I need to try and improve my writing as often as I can. It may sound silly…

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I’ve decided to start a series here on Medium. I’m not sure if anyone will read this, but I want to write it. For the last six months, I haven’t been writing. I’ve been trying to figure out my life. Spoiler, I haven’t.

This series is going to be a daily journal. Instead of writing it in a notebook or in my notes app, I’m writing it here on Medium. My thought is, maybe someone else will have the same thoughts as me. This journal will include a wide variety of things. One day it could be a movie I…

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I took a break from writing. Probably for a little too long. Well, at least too long for my liking. There may be 0.1% of people on this platform that knows who I am. But I’ve tried to take a step back and figure out what I want to do with my life.

If you’ve read one of my articles before, then you know me a little bit. Actually, one of the last pieces I did was about how I got a job as a mailman. Spoilers for anyone who hasn’t read that yet. But I hated it. I shouldn’t…

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The year is 2020, and I think everyone has Netflix. If you don’t, you must be living under a rock.

I’m going to try and keep the all-time favorites off of this list. As I said, it’s 2020 and everyone has Netflix. This means that I’m sure a lot of people have already seen the classic binge-worthy shows. Shows like Breaking Bad, Dexter, Grey’s Anatomy, etc.

Before I lose any of you, let’s just hop right into it.

Money Heist

If you haven’t seen Money Heist yet, you need to! This is one of the best shows that I’ve seen in the…

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Life is hard. Let’s just be honest about it.

Finding a job is important. Think about it, you spend a third of every day at your job. This is if you work a traditional 9–5. However, we all know that the goal is to do something different. It’s 2020, no one wants to be stuck sitting at a desk. For a lot of people, Covid-19 has created an opportunity for a different work-life. However, this is not permanent.

I don’t want you to think I have all the answers. I’m 24-years-old and I don’t have a job right now. Partially…

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Here comes the bride. Here comes the bride.

I’m part of the wedding. Actually, I’m in the wedding. No, I’m not getting married. I’m the best man. My buddy is the one getting married.

Am I crazy to be a little nervous? I’ve never been in a wedding party before. Which means I’ve never been a best man before. I have a speech and responsibilities. I’m not nervous because I think I’m going to mess something up. More because I want everything to be perfect for them. Their wedding got postponed twice because of the global pandemic. …

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Finding inspiration to write is tough. It might be one of the toughest things to do in all of the writing. Everyone is different and everyone seems to have their own process. I believe that finding inspiration is a part of the writing process as a whole.

“Why can’t I find inspiration to write?”

We have all been there. Wanting to write, but not quite knowing what content to produce. I’ve come to realize that a big problem I have is waiting for the story to come to me. This is not the way to handle things at all! If…

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I’ve been reading a lot of articles here on Medium, and there seems to be a theme that works well. People want to know what other people do on a daily basis. Hence the theme of this article.

Before I get into the three things I do every day, I want to clarify a couple of things. First, I’m not special. I’m a 24-year-old who is still chasing a dream of playing professional baseball. I don’t have a job right now, and I don’t have all the secrets to life. Second, I like writing. It helps me express my feelings…

For the past five years, I’ve written about sports. Practically only sports, if you don’t count the college essays and assignments. But those days are past me, and it’s time to start widening my avenue of writing. That sounds a bit corny, but I’m serious. This article is probably not the best start to that, considering it’s about baseball. The only difference is that it’s about my life.

Medium is a new platform for me, and I wrote a little hello to it the other day. My plan is to write about a lot of different things, including sports. I…

Alex Peters

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