Thursday, September 1, 2016

Inspiration | You Have To Do This For Yourself

Sorry, this one's just for me! That post probably gotcha' here but this time, I'm talking to me. Sometimes, you just need to remind yourself why you started doing something in the first place. Before the stats, the likes, the surveys and giveaways...I did this for me! Blogging is what I'm referring to here! I enjoy interacting with readers but I want to make sure I'm pushing myself for the right reasons (and not just for "likes"). So in an effort to make sure I remain true to my own voice, I think it's time to challenge myself. People always say, "If you want something different, you'll have to do something different!" 



I generally don't blog everyday but who doesn't love a great writing prompt challenge here and there! That's exactly what I just stumbled upon today. I'm so glad I stopped by Brave Love Blog and learned more about this blogging challenge for the month of September. I found the challenge actually from a fellow blogger and BLMgirl Yaya, of Randomly Yaya 



**So on all posts in the challenge for the rest of the month, you'll notice this image attached near the bottom, ok? Alright! 

Here are a list of the writing prompts in the challenge! 


The Blog-tember Daily Prompts:
Thursday, Sept. 1: Introduce yourself however you like! Pics, vlog, collage, your choice :)
Friday, Sept. 2: Share a list of your current goals.
Saturday, Sept. 3: Now that summer's at an end, share a list of favorites from the season!
Sunday, Sept. 4: What are you up to currently? I have examples here and here.
Monday, Sept. 5: What was your most memorable birthday?
Tuesday, Sept. 6: Create a playlist. What you're listening to now, what encourages you, holiday favorites, etc.
Wednesday, Sept. 7: Five things that bring you joy.
Thursday, Sept. 8: A house/apartment/room tour! Give us a glimpse of your space.
Friday, Sept. 9: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be? Why?
Saturday, Sept. 10: A day in your life! Take us through it with you by sharing a photo each hour of the day.
Sunday, Sept. 11: Round up of your favorite Instagrammers! Who should we follow?
Monday, Sept. 12: Three books! One you just read, one you're currently reading, and one you want to read.
Tuesday, Sept. 13: If you could switch lives with someone for a day, who would it be? Why?
Wednesday, Sept. 14: Make a mood board! 
Thursday, Sept. 15: What is the craziest adventure you've ever been on?
Friday, Sept. 16: How do you de-stress/take care of yourself?
Saturday, Sept. 17: Vlogging day! Record a vlog about anything you like!
Sunday, Sept. 18: One product that simplifies your life.
Monday, Sept. 19: A list of your favorite blog posts you've written.
Tuesday, Sept. 20: Something you wish more people knew or believed.
Wednesday, Sept. 21: If you were a flavor of ice cream, which flavor would you be? Why?
Thursday, Sept. 22: Fall favorites. Share your must-haves for this season.
Friday, Sept. 23: A family recipe (if grandma allows, of course!).
Saturday, Sept. 24: Recreate an outfit or a project from another blogger. Be sure to link back to the source!
Sunday, Sept. 25: Review something! A place, a book, a service, a product. Anything at all!
Monday, Sept. 26: Grab a guest post. Let's have a friend share our space for the day. 
Tuesday, Sept. 27: Something that made you laugh or cry recently. It could be a video, a picture, a post, a memory. Anything that moved you.
Wednesday, Sept. 28: The top five pictures that illustrate your year so far.
Thursday, Sept. 29: Your Fab Five. Share your favorite bloggers/besties and tell us what you love about them! Share a link and give a shout out.
Friday, Sept. 30: Picture this, you've been stopped on the street by the photographer of Humans of New York, and he asks, "What advice would you give to a large group of people?" Share a picture of yourself along with the advice.


Since it's only fifteen minutes left in day 1 as I write this...I'm going to cheat a little bit! 

Blog-tember Day 1

So, this is me! Hi!

 


...And you can learn more about me and why I blog here



SHEESH!! That list looks like a lot right?! It's because it is! Not sure if I'll do everyday but since I'm totally working on getting a better daily work schedule together, I thought, "heck, why not add another to-do list item to hold yourself accountable to?" Because that's what any logical, pathological procrastinator would do, right? Ha! I'm going to kick myself for this but hey, aren't you just existing if you never challenge yourself? I want to live! 

So, y'all coming along for the ride?! Let's see where this goes! 

Talk to you lovelies later, 


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