I write my first blog post, maybe even get a few posts in and I just lose the enthusiasm to write.
Do I mean enthusiasm? No.
What I mean is, I feel like I have been faking my writing.
Who am I writing to?
What’s the purpose?
My previous inspiration has come from some strange subject that just happens to be my interest of the month.
So what am I doing now you may ask?
I am going to write a blog for an even more niche audience: me.
Somewhere for me to collate my thoughts and experiences.
Somewhere for me to test my ideas and share my tactics (when and if I have any).
And then if others find what I am writing about interesting then fantastic!
But if they don’t and if I don’t get any interest then that’s also fine. If I already have the attention of me that’s only going to help keep me writing.
Not to say that this won’t change as I continue.
If I get interest in a blog post about my failed attempts at juggling then maybe I’ll follow that audience.
But the main thing is, that I start.
My first blog post.
And as you may have noticed this is my first blog post.
(Like it so far? I am 50/50 let’s see where it goes ;))
I am sitting in my living room on a Sunday morning halfway through a cafeteria of rich black coffee.
The sun is beaming through the Juliet balcony in my small one bedroom flat in Enfield, North London. Mozart is playing in the background. Glorious.
I am sitting cross-legged on my awesome Yoga cushions; I will definitely write a post about them soon, they are just great.
So what am I going to write about?
I hope to write and share about many interesting subjects from lifestyle, fitness, education, technology, to sales and recruitment.
As often as possible I read across as many subjects as I can.
Compared to the costs of university education books are fantastic value.
Books fight for space on my shelves from recommendations to hidden gems found in charity shops.
Have I read them all cover to cover?
Do I want to create more time in my life to actively read them and others?
Do I read more than most?
I guess from the conversations that I have with a lot of people that yes I do.
This does make me sad. I have picked up so many stories, ideas and tactics from the last few books I have read. I feel like there just isn’t enough time in my life now to put them into action.
Yet other people don’t read at all?!
(Feel a rant coming on, maybe I should leave this to another day)
I for one wish I had started reading sooner. Unfortunately, the allure of video games can be a strong one for an 80’s child.
One day it might be interesting for me to look back and see what I was thinking about.
It doesn’t really matter as long as I keep up with the process. I imagine that I might discover common themes and subjects that I or others find more interesting than others.
Looking for feedback.
This will be a place where I open up my thoughts and encourage constructive feedback. I will take nothing personally. This is just me putting it out there. I want to improve my writing and capture my interests for the future.
I appreciate any time that you have spent reading my first blog. If you have already made it this far drop me a follow or comment. Additionally, I am open to any suggestions that you have for improvement or future subjects for the blog.
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