Blog, Motivation

Check Yourself for These 7 Symptoms of the Blogger’s Curse

Are you burdened by the blogger’s curse? Many a blogger is hindered with a trait that damages productivity and constrains their ultimate potential. See if you recognize any of these seven symptoms in yourself: You start writing, stop half way and hit delete You often feel like you are your own worst critic You never […]

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Blog, Motivation

5 Easy Steps to Writing a Great Blog Post

People think that writing is a magic skill, mostly because it seems you’re creating something out of nothing. It’s not. It’s not magic, it’s not a genuine act of creation. It’s part art, part craft. It’s a lot more perspiration than inspiration. You start with a given set of resources (ideas and a little time), […]

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Blog, Motivation

How to Find Your Blogging Muse

A blank page. There’s nothing more terrifying for a writer. Not an actual blank page, of course, but a Word Document with no words on it, that mysterious absence of words that is amplified by us staring at the white screen of death for so long that we feel our brains exploding. You think and […]

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Blog

Do You Want to Be a Prolific Blogger? Here’s How

I did a bit of counting today: this year I wrote 318 blog posts on this blog, 234 blog posts on my main blog,  plus 373 posts on irevuo, for a total of 925 posts. Granted, let’s say half of those are reposts, advertising, or not that long to be considered actual writing, like Quote […]

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Blog, Motivation

A Glimpse Behind the Scenes of a Successful Blog

Believe it or not, being successful as a blogger does not mean blogging is somehow easy. Sometimes it can be fun, while other times it can feel like a daunting chore. The truth is that we often focus obsessively on failure, but don’t realize that success has its own cons as well. Curious to know […]

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Motivation

[Blogging Mindset] Dream Big

Visions have their own gravity pull. What you think, you become. It’s not magic. It’s just psychology. It’s using the reticular activating system. If you want it so much that you think about it all day long, then you just might get it. Yes, dreams are powerful. We are visual creatures. In a way, everything […]

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Blog, Social Media

Are You a Hoarder (of Ideas)?

Imagine this, if you will. An old woman, near the end of her life. Shivering in a fleabag apartment without heat in the winter. Walking four miles each way to the food bank, to carry home unmarked cans of mystery meat. Not even a cat to keep her company, because cat food is expensive. Then […]

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