Why I’m starting this blog. Hint: It’s juicy!
Hello everyone! My name is Amber, and I have decided to become a “blogger.” So, I figured I’d dedicate my first post to telling you why. I’m sure you’re just dying to know…
Well… My whole life I’ve felt like I had some sort of purpose. I knew from a very young age that I wanted to be an entrepreneur. The only problem I’ve struggled with over these past 28 years? What exactly did I want to do?! Just kidding, I have many problems, this has just been one of the bigger ones (laugh out loud). So, for years and years, amidst all of life’s other adventures, I tried to come up with the perfect business plan. My crazy, nonstop moving brain must’ve come up with hundreds of different ideas. But alas, ideas are but ideas until you put them into action… Ho hum. It’s just that none of them ever seemed earth shattering enough to commit my whole life/savings/limited time to. I had not the slightest clue where to start. I came up with excuses like not having the time or energy. Plus, frankly, I was really, really scared. Scared to leave my comfort zone, scared to fail, scared of the commitment, etc. etc…
That was until one day a very wise person told me that I just needed to stop making excuses and start somewhere! Anywhere. I needed to literally schedule the time in my calendar every week to work on my dream. As if this was my day job or my skincare routine, I needed to commit to it every week at the same times as if I had to. Essentially force myself to make the time, and then force myself to work on my entrepreneurial goals within those set timeframes. Make it routine. It was the only way I was going to get out of the fearful, excuse laden rut I was in.
That’s how I stumbled upon the idea of blogging. Yes of course I knew what a blog was, I was born in the 90’s and don’t live under a rock (despite what my boyfriend tells me about my lack of movie knowledge). I just never thought of a blog as a career path, and had no clue you could really even turn it into one. But it was perfect. I’ve always loved to write, and have been told I’m relatively good at it. Blogging will give my creative nature the outlet its been missing for a long time.
Most importantly, I realized I could use my blog as a voice of understanding. I want to talk to the world, and fellow women in particular, about important issues they can relate to. I hope that my voice will help others, and make them feel as if they are not alone in the struggles they face. A light shone down from the sky and angels started singing, had I finally found my calling?! Ok, that was super corny, but sometimes you have to be, right?? (crickets chirping)
Back to reality… No joke, as I write this three probably nine year old girls walked giggling out of the bathroom together (women start going to the bathroom in herds at a young age,) sat down at a table near me in the coffee shop I’m in, and started comparing who had the best hair… One of these minions was flatout convinced hers was the worst. The struggles we face ladies, amiright?! Of course there are thousands of issues in the world of far greater importance than the First World problem that is hair, and I will talk about many of those too, but this does serve as a good example of a few serious issues I have personally struggled with in my life, that I know many other women have too. Insecurity and anxiety being big ones. I will share my stories on those topics and others here.
My blog will also be a place where I can share things that interest me, and hopefully interest you. Fashion, striving for financial freedom, attempting to be a zen little Buddha, renewable energy, yadah yadah.
I hope you enjoy my posts, and that they will help to make a difference in your life. Though I am still afraid of where this journey may or may not lead, I’m finally taking a leap in the right direction!
Please like/comment/share/follow if you can relate!
Peace & Love,