Be Awesome: Do It Anyway

a44c66fb8b0c089a24ca633f10a568a1

This blog has grown so much in so many ways. In the last few weeks, it’s seen some remarkable growth in traffic. Thank you so much. I can’t believe people are actually reading. That’s crazy! But mostly it’s grown to be something I really love and get excited about. I’ve had the opportunity to meet a few other bloggers and geek out with them about how cool food blogging can be. I’m so thrilled that it’s catching on because it’s been a huge source of joy for me.

When I first started this project back in the spring, I had a huge list of reasons why I shouldn’t be doing this. I’m a terrible photographer, I don’t even have a camera, I don’t have very many friends to read and pretend to like it, and I’m not that creative. But I felt compelled, so I did it anyway. I started from way back off the line, but now things are starting to catch up and come together.

It’s been like that with a lot of things in my life. Some of the best things I ever did were things I was totally unprepared for. I learned what I needed as I went along. Not everything worked out perfectly. But if I step back and take a very long view, I’m right where I need to be.

If there’s something stirring in the back of your mind, an idea or adventure you’ve always wanted to try, I say, go for it! You have a million reasons why it will never work? Do it anyway! Don’t have enough money? Scale it back to something smaller, or make a plan to save up. Don’t have the talent? Says who? DO IT ANYWAY! Chances are, that’s probably your insecurity talking. Give it a shot. If it doesn’t work out, the world will not stop spinning. The worst that can happen is that you had a little fun and learned something about yourself. The best that can happen? You discover something in yourself you never knew you had and it changes your world.

I still have a ton to learn about blogging and a million more things I want to try, do, and learn. I’m looking into the future and seeing things growing beyond my wildest expectations. It might not happen. I’m gonna do it anyway.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

6 thoughts to “Be Awesome: Do It Anyway”

Leave an awesome comment