WHY START A BLOG?
The question everybody asked when you tell them the story about starting a blog. There are so many great and interesting blogs out there, why need another one about the same old chewed topics.
And while there are many articles and list written about why you should blog e.g. to grow your business or become an expert or even make a whole bunch of money. The best recommendations are still found in the personal realization that blogging changes you, the writer.
I would have given the same reaction if somebody would have asked me about blogging like five years back. Back then I made a move from my hometown in Germany to the Netherlands. Main reason to come here was for studying. The move to a different country was exciting but also terrifying. Big city, a lot of new possibilities, living on your own but also the anxiety about failing, meeting new people, starting at a new school. Things that made me really anxious, even now when I think about them. I made myself a promise to try out different things to get over my anxiety.
I wasn’t familiar with the whole blogging and youtube scene but I stumbled across it by accident while searching for some beauty inspiration on the internet. I’ve never been a girly kind of girl – I had some interested in beauty and hairstyles but never knew how to use them properly. I got so hooked on youtube videos and reading blogs and quickly the idea came up: I could do this! But I’ve never dared to start something, always asking me what would everybody think and what if they don’t like it ???
But now it is time to stop waiting for it, asking myself what if … and just do it! I have something to say and my blog is there to be my little place on the internet, my creative outlet to share my thoughts. I hope that some people might find inspiration in my writing.
Hope you’re having a sparkly day!