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Welcome Thread - v0

teamflowstate profile image The FlowState Team ・1 min read

Hey there πŸ‘‹πŸΌ Welcome to FlowState!

WELCOME TO FLOWSTATE

Leave a comment below to introduce yourself to the community!✌️

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Leo Gopal

Hello FlowWorld!

I am Leo Gopal, I write code and poetry
(sometimes they are the same thing).

I know I will love it here coming from dev.to.
Starting out as a Psychologist and Hypnotist,
I became a web dev for the last 10 years self-taught.
(They are both just programming in the end)

About me, I only have 3 main guiding principles (ideas):

  • Just try be better than yesterday (repeat until out of stock)
  • Always try to be nice, but never fail to be kind. (Always)
  • Its never the goal, its always the process.

Glad to be here!

Any suggestions on what my first post should be?

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Lee

Hey Leo! Welcome - I love those 3 principles. I'd love to know what your ideal flowstate is or how you enter / exit flow to produce poetry and practice hypnosis plus any fitness, wellbeing and routines you have to practice presence.

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Heiko Kanzler

Hello. I am Heiko, a 50 year old German living in southern spain and found this community via a post by Ben Haltern.

During the day I am a IT consultant, Project- and Product Manager and software developer, weekends I love to photograph poeple (I own a very small home studio).

I started with a bit fitness in July during the pandemic (in Spain we had a complete lock down from March for a couple of months) and try to keep my routine and motivation. And perhaps to loose some weight one day. Currently my little "home gym" is a cheap second hand excercise bike and a even cheaper rower from Facebook market.

With my growing "fitness needs" (I simple wanted to track my improvements), I took the opportunity to write my own little fitness tracking app (as my home training devices do not have any smart connection, and also as a pet project also to learn something new Ionic in my case) which I will release int the couple of months.

Let's get into the flow!

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Lee

Hey Heiko! Welcome to the community!

Really happy to hear about your new journey, we do really hope the community can help keep you motivate and to shift some of that weight and build some consistency. One of the things that always helps is to build up your routine in small increments so you don't end up putting yourself off the next time. Same with nutrition. Start with small wins and just build up the habits over-time and they will stick.

Let's do it πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ

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(Mugi) Tambah Sae

Thats awesome, I hope in 4 months I can do just like you did, make apps when I didn't found any app that fulfill my need.

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Ryan

Hey flowstate!

I'm Ryan, I'm a big dev.to fan and starting a DIY Peloton project! Looking forward to some weekly motivation from folks here!

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The FlowState Team Author

Hey Ryan! Welcome to FlowState! We are interested in your Peloton project and it is definitely a tag that we are missing here, we’ll get one created, fancy being the mod for it?

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Lee

Welcome Ryan, definitely looking forward to hearing more, Peloton bikes are really catching on.

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Tomi Adenekan

Howdy Folks!

I'm Tomi Adenekan (don't sweat trying to pronounce it), I code, eat, and exercise and learn mandarin.
I was introduced here through dev.to.
I workout every single day (even when I don't feel like it) and I (sometimes :) enjoy it.
I am currently trying out calisthenics and just beginning to realize little I know.
Three main rules for me:

  • Be human.
  • Don't be a jerk.
  • If you don't feel disappointed at failure then you did not try hard enough.

Question:

Are there any good alternatives to pullups because I cannot for the life of me find space for a pullup bar?

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Lee

Hey Tomi! Great to have you 😎 what an intro πŸ’₯.

Would love to see a post on what your workout week looks like, especially with you training every day, that is some commitment!

I came across an interesting YouTube training routine that offers the same intensity, i’ll post about it later.

Looking forward to sharing idea with you πŸ™πŸ½

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Lee

Just read it - brilliant, amazing commitment.

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(Mugi) Tambah Sae

Hello
Im nuel, still learning web developer and python.

Found this community from dev.io
this year still struggle with injury from half marathon trial last year, so most of the time, walking is my exercise, hope can get back this new year.

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Lee

Welcome Tambah, really happy you joined. Small steps.. you'll be running again soon!

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ildi

Woohoo! Another Forem community takes off! Looking forward to gaining some tips/inspiration on how to keep my body happy. Health is super important, especially during the lockdown restrictions.

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Lee

Welcome!!!

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Lee

Absolutely! Thanks for joining πŸš€

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Ron • Edited

Ready to state flows and fit crosses πŸ‘

Flowstate coffee spoon

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Lee

let's do this

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𝘈𝘭𝘦𝘹 𝘊𝘩π˜ͺ𝘢☁ • Edited

Hey everyone. This community looks amazing. I'm interested in mental health as much as physical well being. Look forward to sharing my story here.

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Nick Taylor (he/him)

Hey folks! I'm a software engineer and gym rat. Looking forward to sharing my gym set up, training routine etc. πŸ‘‹πŸ»

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Lee

πŸ‘‹πŸΌ

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Matthew Roberts

Hi everyone. Been running for two years and now doing lifting. Really enjoying it :)

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Lee

Welcome Matthew! 2 years ago, what kick started the routine?

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Ben Halpern 🌱

I am soooo ready to get involved here!

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Lee

πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ

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Abbey Shepard

πŸ‘‹πŸΌ

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Lee

Whats Up!!!!!

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Ella Ang (she/her/elle)

Hey all, I'm Ella and I work at Forem. I'm also a ACSM-certified personal trainer, Zumba instructor, former community soccer coach, Precision Nutrition coach, yoga enthusiast, and YMCA swim teacher. So joining FlowState is part work and part purpose πŸ‘‹

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Lee

Wow! What an intro πŸ”₯πŸ”₯ Welcome Ella 😎😎. Thanks so much for joining us.

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Daniel Einars

Hi everyone! Presently surprised to find this! Hoping to get some good food tips for someone who is lazy even if Congress to preparing food for myself!