Bloggers block and a whole load of comparisons


I'm currently going through that horrible phase of bloggers block. I can't for the life of me think of anything to post and when I finally come up with an idea it just doesn't seem good enough. 

I've been searching other people’s blogs, asking for advice on blogger groups and still nothing. I was reading these great ideas but somehow I still couldn't think of ANYTHING. Then it hit me, I just need to remember why I started my blog in the first place. I started it for fun, nothing more nothing less. 

Over the last few months I've found myself frantically comparing myself to other bloggers, some of who are high profile bloggers and well I guess you could say it does leave you feeling kind of shitty afterwards. I never compare myself to others in real life because I know who I am is all I've got so why compare my blog to others? I've learnt its natural and I'm not the only one to do this. Through comparing I began to doubt my whole blog. I began to dislike previous blog posts I've produced, I gave my blog a makeover and genuinely felt disheartened by the whole process. I know how stupid that sounds now. 

I hope soon enough this bloggers block is a distant memory, although I'm almost certain it will crop up from time to time like I said it’s only natural. Instead, next time I hope I can see it as a positive learning curve and maybe then I will get out of it a lot quicker than this time round. Any blog whether big or small is personal to the person behind it. Starting a blog takes courage and a lot of hard work so I'm actually pretty proud of myself for putting my blog out there for the world to read whether that's family, friends or complete strangers. Starting my blog was one of the best things I've ever done.

If you ever have to overcome bloggers block or comparing yourself to other bloggers just remember you blog for you firstly and foremost and gaining followers and readers along the way is a bonus! Of course we also blog because we want to create great content for whoever may read but stay true to yourself and remember why you started blogging in the first place. 

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  1. I have literally posted my first blog post today after nearly 2 months and this was one of the many reasons. I was constantly comparing myself as well as wanting more followers because I wanted people to read what I had to say. I ended up giving up for a while wondering why on earth I was blogging, and then I started again because I also realised I started blogging because I just love writing and this morning I wrote a bunch of blog posts. Thank you for this post I completely agree, Angelica x

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    1. I'm glad I'm not the only person that goes through stages like that! It's also nice to know that there does come a time where you get lots of ideas again. I'm still struggling to think of posts, but I know I will eventually in time. Thank you for reading my post :) xx

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