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You Are My People, And I Serve You

A pledge to serve my people through this blog.

Why is it so difficult to stay true to ourselves?

That’s the questions I kept asking myself as I was listening to Seth Godin and Marie Forleo talk on Marie TV.

I’m a fan of Marie and Seth. These are two marketers who make marketing look sexy. Until I discovered these two fabulous people, I used to think of marketers as… the spawn of the devil or something. I remember, several years ago, I was chatting with a friend who was a business major at that time, and he was telling me all about how to manipulate people into buying something even when you know it doesn’t serve this group of people. Basically, he was talking about marketing in a way that made me think of con artists.

I don’t know about you but I never thought of conning people as a dream job. …

The Side Blogger — Redefining Blogging Goals, November 2018

Blogging goals and strategies for The Side Blogger from November 2018 - February 2019

Guys, it happened. I’ve hit a snag.

For the last 2 weeks, I’ve been struggling to get anything down on this blog. To be fair, I’ve been struggling to write anything. Now, here’s the thing. I do not believe in writers’ block. No, seriously, the idea of having a writers’ block sounds like one of those privileged people whining about petty troubles in their lives when the rest of the world is going down in flames.

So, what happened?

It’s not so much that I don’t know what to write about (I have a long list of things I can and should be writing about, to be honest), but that I’m lacking the drive or the motivation. (Ironic if you consider my last blog post topic about staying motivated as a newbie blogger, hah!)

Anyhow, after I’ve spent some time considering all scenario, I think I know what’s wrong with me.