As if I know anything about that.
Blogging makes me happy. But sometimes it also drives me crazy.
You would think the longer you’ve been blogging, the easier and happier you’d be. I don’t know if I can agree.
The below is what I’d recommend bloggers do to stay happy or relatively so because everything is relative.
Have low expectations.
Or zero. Because disappointment is the bane of everyone’s existence.
Every time you expect something to happen, it probably doesn’t ever come to pass. Besides, if you don’t have expectations, anytime anything happens, you’ll be pleasantly surprised. Win.
Blog for yourself.
Blogging for others will never be as fun or as fulfilling. Please yourself, not others.
Make the conditions enjoyable.
Play music. Have a healthy snack nearby. Possibly a drink. Perhaps two. Coffee, water, your own tears.
Talk to bloggers.
Metaphorically, you’re not on an island. So reach out and enjoy the company of people with similar interests. Unless you want to be on an island by yourself with no human contact and communication.
Live your life.
As much as you might want to stay at home and never leave your room, leaving the house can help re-energize you. Which could, in turn, make you a better blogger.
You could write some of your best posts after a day out with friends or family.
Try new things.
Whether it’s related to blogging or not. The risk can lead to a worthy reward. You’ll never know if you don’t try.
Grow thick skin.
Failure. Negativity. Rejection. More like fun, novelty, and rejoicing.
Stay true to yourself.
If you don’t want to do something, don’t.
Remember you’re good enough. You shouldn’t change who you are for the wrong reasons.
To others and yourself.
You’re likely your worst critic, but try to be your best cheerleader too.
It goes without saying, but I’ll say it anyway, I wish you all the happiness you can handle.