Today I am discouraged.
This is not a fun post….sorry!
….. bloggers are often accused of not being real, so here is some real.
I set some business goals that haven’t been reached ….yet.
I know they will….E V E N T U A L L Y, but for now….I am discouraged.
And there are the rejection notices you receive.
Do you know bloggers write proposals, sign up for campaigns, ask to be in groups, ETC?
All those potential opportunities also come with rejection……..
Yep, got one of those.
Bloggers also need to check their numbers….ahhhh fun times!
Kind of feels like asking, “Do people like me today?”
I mean it’s a graph that shows the ups and the DOWNS. It’s a literal roller coaster.
Do you ever notice that when one thing happens all these little things just start becoming bigger?
It’s like another book in a backpack of life.
Do you remember those huge college text books?
The feeling that there is so much to accomplish with a paralyzing feeling of where to start!
You start feeling like EVEYTHING is going wrong, needs to be changed, and you are failing…… when in actuality it’s just a couple of things!
Just like everyone else!
See bloggers, with all their pretty pictures (me not necessarily included), recipes, homes, social media, smiling faces, vacations, etc are business owners.
When is the last time you went to a coffee shop and the owner is talking to the people about her fight with her hubby?
The employees are in their PJ’s????
That coffee shop has ugly signs???
No, as a business owner you can’t do that.
But thankfully as a blogger, we CAN share bits of ourselves along with some great inspiration…hopefully.
…take a deep breathe
…remember to be GRATEFUL
(which will also make me remember how far I’ve come)
…think about what is going well
…take one small step
…and remember to