WHY YOU SHOULD LOVE YOUR BLOG MORE | 6 STEPS & SELF PRAISE.

LET ME PRETEND TO KNOW WHAT I’T TALKING ABOUT AND SHOUT MY WORDS OF WISDOM AT YOU.

Sometimes we are not proud of our blogs, BUT WE SHOULD BE.

Right now I’m not trying to be some kind of yoda-person, I’m just stating the facts. Do you look at your blog and feel like “yes this is amazing” “yes, I love it” “I’m so happy with this.”? Okay, those are simple, but do YOU feel HAPPY with your blog? Ignoring what everyone else thinks??

YOU. SHOULD.

SIMPLE. 

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It’s okay not to think that your blog is 100% perfect ALL THE TIME. But you need to be proud of it. OF THE TIME YOU PUT IN.

Scrap what’s popular, scrap what everyone else is doing. SCRAP society’s expectation of a “perfect blog”. Your blog is perfect. JUST the way it is. It’s perfect in it’s own being. No matter is you think your posts aren’t consistent. If you think that it’s not pretty enough. If you like it, that’s all that matters.

Of course, we can’t ignore the stats that are thrown in our faces about how well or not our posts have done. What I’m saying is IT DOESN’T MATTER. Sure, I really love it when a post does well and I get to communicate with loads of bloggers about what I’ve just put out to the internet. BUT. As long as you love your blog and you’re proud of what you share, it doesn’t matter who is “top blog” or who gets the most likes/comments.

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1. Think of all the effort that YOU put in. — BE PROUD OF THAT.

Think of all the accumulative hours that you’ve actually put into blogging?? I can say that well… I’ve put in a lot of time for posts sometimes, literally spending HOURS for ONE post.

Just think about it. ALLLLL THAT TIME. And, though alllllll that time, you (and your blog) have grown and developed and become even better than it was before.

Take some time, and just think. All those hours. All that effort. BE PROUD OF THAT. You’ve put in the time, the energy, now RECOGNISE that your blog is great okay?? THEN GO EAT SOME CAKE TO REWARD YOURSELF. IMG_1882

2. Think about how it reflects you. YOU = AWSOME so YOUR BLOG = AWESOME.

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This is just simple math. its like if 8 x 3 = 24, 3 x 8  is also 24* 

*^^^Okay everyone not that, because that is the first AND LAST time that I will be using maths EVER on my blog.^^^

Literally. You are awesome, okay??? So just layyyyy offf the pressure okay? *says the person who is CONSTANTLY STRESSING. WHOOAAA TYPO*

You need to have some self-love, and just recognise the fact that what you’re doing is BRILLIANT. YOU ARE BRILLIANT AND THAT THIS IS A FACT. Okay?? If you don’t recognise this I will find you and I will hug you until you recognise this**.

**just btw I can hug for a reallllyyyy long timeee. . .

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3. Make it look SNAZ-TO-THE-SNAZZY.

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Okay, this one.

RIGHT.  Personal experience, I became wayyy happier about my blog when it looked the way that I loved???

Okay. I’m not afraid to say it, I love the way my blog looks right now. I know that yeah, there are some really pretty blogs out there, but I love the way mine looks and it DOESN’T MATTER if Bob-What’s-His-Name thinks that Herkvkreubv’s blog is prettier than mine.

I recognise that my blog is flowery af and I LOVE that.***

So, 3. Make it look Snaz-to-the-snaz in YOUR EYES, and don’t care if people don’t like that.

***CHEERS TO ILSA YET AGAIN.

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4. Look at the progress!

Go back a bit, look at one of your posts, and then look at one that you posted recently. SEE the improvements. SEE the growth. Be proud of what your blog has become and envision what IT WILL GO ON TO BECOME. (cheeky step #4.5: SET A FEW achievable GOALS.) SingleDataSeriesExample_01Honestly, when I look at my posts from a year ago, my posts were soooooooo different. Literally. I had way less. . . literally way lessssssss. The quality of my posts was much lower.

Be proud of how your blog has changed!

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5. It’s about your PASSION!! Keep going!!

You should be proud of your blog because you are following your passion!!

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Gain this kind of attitude!!

Don’t let the opinions of others affect how you see your blog (or yourself!) and I 432756% guarantee that this will make you love your blog more!! What you need to do is (A) love your blog (B) love your blog (C) love your blog. BECASUE YOUR BLOG IS BRILLIANT.

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6. Finally. . . REWARD YOURSELF (the best way is with cake!!)

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LITERALLY THIS IS BECOMING A CAKE BLOG. CAKEEEEEEE

But. . . before I get carried away with thinking about cake. . . actually reward yourself! You’re working hard while maintaining your blog. . . AND RECOGNISE THIS.IMG_1882

*shesaysallthis. . .butdoesn’tlistentoitherself*

What do you think of your blog?? What do you think of what I had to say on this?? Let me know your opinion and how would you suggest learning to love your blog??

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LUUUUUUU X

25 thoughts on “WHY YOU SHOULD LOVE YOUR BLOG MORE | 6 STEPS & SELF PRAISE.”

  1. Thank you so much for writing this, Lu – that was much, much needed. It’s so important to remember to love our blog, all the work we put into it, and just have fun, remembering why we came here: to be ourselves and scream about books with other people.That’s what matters the most. we should look back on what we’ve accomplished, how far we’ve come and everything else, with our own blog, and ALWAYS REMEMBER THAT WE ARE PRETTY COOL DOING WHAT WE DO. #bloggersmotto.
    Great post!! 🙂

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  2. I was just going through my emails and DAMN!!! That’s when i realized I have missed TWO of your posts!!! *gasps* TWO NEW POSTS BY LUU AND I HAVEN’T FUCKING READ THEM YET??? *gasps again- this time louder* WHAT THE FUCK IS WRONG WITH ME????

    OKAY SO I CLICK ON THE EMAIL AND READ THIS AND I AM LIKE, ”HOW THE…..WHY AM I SOOOO LATE???? LIKE, WHYYY?????” xD xD

    Really though, this post was A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!!! Loved every singel aspect of it and HONEY, YOUR BLOG IS FLOWER-POWER AND THAT’S WHAT MAKES IT SOO BEAUTIFUL!!! *heart eyes*

    LOOOVED YOUR POST!!! *hugs and kisses ALL AROUND* *CONFETTI TIME* *ARRRGHHHH I FELL DOWN AND SPRAINED MY ANKLE* *guess I got a bit too excited* *BLUSHES* OOOKAAAYYY, I AM GONE! ;P ;P ;P

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  3. GIRL I LOVE THIS POST!! I think that self-love when it comes to blogging is really important — we put so much work into our blog and to not be proud of it is super sad! I definitely think that customizing your blog so that YOU like it and not what is the trend or whatever is super important (tho it should still look good in others’ eyes). And wow that graph of your stats is so visually appealing??? 😍

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  4. AGHH I LOVE THIS POST. It reminds me of my own post ‘Why we should love our own writing’ AND YES YOUR BLOG IS VERY FLOWERY AND I LOVE IT. Oh wait I designed it. Oops. BE HUMBLE SMOL ILSA PENGUIN.

    and yes! We are amazing! Our blogs look very SNAZZY as you put it. And the progress and the effort? Wow, i just forgot how awesome I am. Thanks for the reminder

    AND CAKE YES. or ice cream. OR BOTH. ICE CREAM CAKE (?) Is this a thing because it needs to be

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  5. I sort of hate my blog’s design right now (I really need to work on that…), which is unfortunate, but I do find that whenever I make even a little change to it, I just feel SO happy with my blog for a bit.

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  6. Aww so positive and funny 😂 loved this!! And those cakes… it’s been ages since I’ve eaten cake HELP

    Love the positive vibes here. I’m gonna listen to all your advice (or try) xx

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  7. Right Lu, I’ve been feeling so much negative energy about the book community, I took a break from it like I don’t even know, I had to recenter my mind and remind myself why I blog in the first place, for me. I matter and my feelings matter, I shouldn’t let how people perceive others or pay attention to others affect me, as long as I LOVE what I am doing. Btw are we ever going to finish reading?

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