Two decades of blogging: I’m still growing
Here I am again, feeling a little down. It’s one of those times when I’m deep in thought, pondering the big stuff like life, my purpose, and where I fit in. My heart’s got a case of the blues, but I’m holding on to the hope that this gloomy phase won’t stick around for long.
While dealing with this inner turmoil, I took a trip down memory lane and revisited some of my old blog posts. It’s kind of baffling how I used to give such good advice about similar situations in the past, but now, in the midst of my own struggles, I’ve forgotten my own wisdom. It’s a reminder of how tough self-awareness can be when you’re in the middle of a storm in your own head. So, I’m retracing my steps to regain control over my thoughts and emotions.
It’s crazy to think that I’ve been blogging on my personal website for twenty years now. It’s been a wild ride, full of ups and downs, and my blog has been like a personal window into my life. Over the years, I’ve shared my joys, sorrows, and the lessons I’ve learned.
Back in 2003, I started my blog as a digital diary, just jotting down random thoughts, stories, and musings. It was a simpler time, and blogging was still a relatively new thing. I talked about my daily life, hobbies, and sometimes I’d rant about stuff. Those early posts might seem trivial now, but they set the stage for deeper self-exploration in the years to come.
Life’s like a rollercoaster, and my blog has been with me through all the twists and turns. I’ve celebrated the good times, just as I’ve poured my heart out about the tough times, heartbreaks, and personal struggles. Sharing both the highs and lows has been like therapy, and it’s allowed me to connect with others who get the ups and downs of life.
As I’m digging through my old blog posts, I’m reminded of all the challenges and victories that have shaped my journey. It’s a powerful reminder that life has its ebbs and flows, and just like I’ve tackled past uncertainties and storms, the tough feelings I’m dealing with now will pass too. Time has shown me that even the darkest moments eventually give way to brighter days, and reflecting on that gives me comfort.
Going through more of my blog posts, I couldn’t help but burst into laughter at times. Those old posts, where I was completely unfiltered and wonderfully silly, remind me to appreciate the lighter side of life. Amid all the deep thoughts and ups and downs, there were moments when I let my guard down and let my playful self shine through. Those posts are like a treasure chest of laughter and a reminder of the beautiful, unscripted moments in my blogging journey.
So, I’ve been dealing with a bit of a downer vibe and some loneliness, but you know what? I’m sticking to my guns, staying positive and keeping my chin up. Surprisingly, diving into my old blog posts about similar struggles has been like a trusty guide, helping me find my way through these feelings. It’s a reminder that I’ve tackled these emotions before, and I’m pretty sure I’ll bounce back from this funk with even more strength and resilience.
I’m gonna keep sharing my life experiences on the blog. It’s not just for the readers; it’s also a way for me to dish out some advice to my future self. I’ve found that revisiting my own musings can be pretty darn helpful, so why not keep the wisdom flowing? Here’s to more blogging and self-guidance!
Right now, I’m riding that downer vibe, but I know I’ll get over it. Life’s got its ups and downs, and this is just a temporary low point. I’ve faced tougher challenges, and I’ve always come out the other side. So, I’m giving myself a little pep talk and reminding myself that brighter days are on the horizon.
If anyone’s interested in checking out my old blog posts, just click on the + icon up there in the top right corner. You’ll find a treasure trove of my past thoughts and experiences all neatly organized in categories, years, and months, stretching all the way back to 2003. It’s like taking a stroll down memory lane and seeing how I’ve grown and evolved over the years. Feel free to dive in!
I had to cancel my Twitch streams for this weekend, but no worries – I’ll be back in action next weekend. Life happens, but I’m looking forward to catching up with you all and having a great time on our next stream!