Focusmate Prevents Me From Becoming A Hermit

Making spontaneous connections with humans became difficult in 2020. Focusmate makes life more bearable (and productive).

Illustration of 2 people sitting a desk with laptops, the virtual one in a dotted outline, giving each other a fist bump.
Illustration of 2 people sitting a desk with laptops, the virtual one in a dotted outline, giving each other a fist bump.
Screenshot by author from Focusmate website. Quote on the right from fellow Focusmate user.

Freelancer struggles

When I started freelancing, I enjoyed this newfound freedom of not having to talk with people as much anymore. I enjoy the flexibility of hopping in and out of coworking spaces. You can walk into a social setting, and be surrounded by human beings and their energy, without having to interact with them.

What about Focusmate?

Out of sheer desperation, I returned to a platform that I hadn’t touched in half a year: Focusmate.

Human connections help

Without this platform, my skills to have light interactions with strangers would further deteriorate as I don’t come in contact with humans much these days.

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Writing my way to progress. Topics: personal growth, life lessons, tooling & (failed) ventures.

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