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Motivation

In a perfect world we'd constantly be self motivated. If any obstacles arose, we'd see them as learning opportunities and whether we triumphed or floundered, we'd press on.

This is not a perfect world. Sometimes you just feel to curl up in a ball. Sometimes it all gets to be a little too much. Sometimes yuh does just feel 'meh'.

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We're all human. We all have our stories. And as such we should all show empathy to one another.

What's all this have to do with blogging? Well, I want to encourage you to give your favourite blogger(s) a word of encouragement today. It isn't easy staying self motivated in this arena. There's the constant pressure to be pretty/funny/informative/original/creative/high quality/succinct/consistent...etc. etc. and when you don't see the returns for your labour you may become disheartened. 

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In some of us the passion dwindles and we might even straight up feel dejected. Especially in over saturated fields. "Everyone's doing it". "I'm not special any more" ...the negative internal dialogue just goes on and on.

I know personally that blogging is a labour of love. Beauty blogging in particular: the overview posts are expensive, the comparison posts are time consuming; and the haul posts unknowingly cause envy. But knowing you Mavenz are armed with information to make a more suitable purchases confirms that I'm doing what I set out to. That's enough for me. A simple "thank you" might be the encouragement needed to continue for another. So when you haven't heard from your favourite content creators in a while, check up on them. It might pull them back from the dredges of a slump.

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