My Blogging Perspective

blogging perspective


As much as I love sharing advice on my blog from tips to being the productive person you can be, to my personal experiences of the habits that I keep, I find it somewhat refreshing and therapeutic to just sit and type away my thoughts, my feelings, all those nitty-gritty day-to-day details you don’t find often in the blogging world.

I have over 47 drafts pending that I could write about and publish but today, I want to share something that I’ve been pondering over recently, well since yesterday, and something that happened that’s perhaps related to the thoughts I was having. Today on Instagram I tried the new ‘Ask me a question’ feature, it was fun and interesting with the whole anonymous aspect of it. Quite a few of the questions that I received were blog-related, my inspiration to start, whether or not I would recommend blogging, (to which the answer is YES, I honestly believe that all human beings are creative, you just have to explore your options) and one in particular that described me as being successful.

I was really taken aback by this comment, am I really successful? That can’t be right, can it? Yesterday I spent the day thinking about all the moments I’ve spoken about my blog, the kinds of topics I write about, the way I create graphics for each of them, and everything else in between. And I cringed. I really did, saying that I’m a blogger, a creator just made me feel a little awkward on the inside (well, to be honest, a lot awkward).

I don’t really see myself as successful by any means, and I probably never will. Purely because I don’t want to stop creating, stop learning about my craft, I don’t ever want to feel as if I’ve reached an ultimate goal and then just stop. I want to make all the mistakes in the book and correct them, take them with me as I continue my journey through life.

Whether or not my blogging perspective will change, only time and experience can tell. But for now, I’m certain that creating these posts is all I want to do, and you can follow me on my journey.

As a writer you try to listen to what others aren’t saying…and write about the silence – N.R Hart


© Afiyah/WhenLifeAwakens, 2018. Unauthorised use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Afiyah/WhenLifeAawakens with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.


|| FOR RELATED POSTS CHECK THESE OUT: ||

GOODBYE LETTERS 

MOVING ON

20 THINGS I LEARNT AT 20

COFFEE TALK | BALANCE 

GETTING YOUR LIFE BACK ON TRACK

CLARIFYING YOUR MINDSET & INTENTIONS


As for now, my main focus is my Instagram account @whenlifeawakens which I gave a huge makeover to since it was my personal account for such a long time, but now it’s my main way to keep in touch my fellow bloggers, to update you on new posts and of course, to be aesthetically pleasing.

|| FOR MORE OF MY DAILY LIFE, FOLLOW ME HERE: ||

// INSTAGRAM // FACEBOOK // SNAPCHAT: DREAMSAWAKENX //


-Whenlifeawakns (1)

Advertisements

8 thoughts on “My Blogging Perspective”

  1. The art of the buildings outlined and colored roofs is fantastic! I love that style! Did you make that? If not where did you find it?

    Self-deception and ignorance lead me to believe I have “arrived” and I lose motivation and stop. “Success” isn’t a destination but a journey. Am I growing and learning and taking chances and expressing? Then I am successful REGARDLESS of the opinion of others and even the opinion of me.

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s