Why I Haven’t Blogged So Much in 2021

Hello my loves and welcome back to my blog, tonight / today / whenever I share this, I really wanted to just share a chatty blog post about why I haven’t blogged so much this year – last year was pretty go go go with the blogging and I had so many views, comments and love but honestly, this year has been different.

It started off well and I was coming through with plenty of content, but I will be honest, part of the reason I haven’t blogged so much is because I almost think – what’s the point? And I know that’s not true – even if just one person reads my blog and I bring them joy or inspire them, that’s something beautiful, even if I’m just doing it for me, but it can be deflating when you share things, beautiful things to yourself, thinking ‘I am so happy with this post / poem / whatever’ and then – … nothing… right? I’m sure we can all agree that that’s something that is real, and as much as we can say ‘it’s not about the views it’s not about the comments’, we can also share and rejoice in the fact that being rewarded for your hard work, your passions, is a Good, beautiful thing, and we can enjoy that and celebrate that fact. It is not too much to ask for praise from the Universe in the form of love and celebration. We flipping deserve it my love! So welcome in that Divine Abundance, everytime someone comments on your blog post or Instagram or your new song that you’ve just released, give thanks, celebrate… and welcome in more! ‘Talk about what you’re grateful for, when we count our blessings, we’re blessed with more’ 😉 ❤️

Anyway, the second reason I haven’t blogged so much this year is that even towards the end of last year, I began to struggle with some strange type of guilt, I was feeling over anxious and almost over important, thinking I could possibly affect someone’s life in a negative way by not being ‘safe enough’, bare in mind in one blog post I shared a form of meditation that I recommended which I then had to remove because I started thinking oh my gosh what if someone does that form of meditation based on my recommendation and then … yeah. You know what I mean? Like I even put in blog posts MAKE SURE YOU CHEW YOUR FOOD BECAUSE THESE SWEETS CAN be chewy or something along the lines of because I was so worried about.. I don’t even want to say but you get my gist? I guess it’s a form of OCD and anxiety, which is natural because we ALL experience mental health experiences, it’s natural to have these things and we work through it, it’s all a beautiful part of the journey. And another thing was that I felt bad for sharing my opinion, for example, say I was sharing a blog post about food, I’d begin to feel bad if I said I preferred one type of food to another, thinking I was going to upset the actual brand of the food I compared it to.. wtf!?!? Loooool! I can’t cope 😅😅😅 anyway, so there’s that which obviously held me back a lot and even things like book reviews, uhhh like I wrote such a good book review at the beginning of this year that I didn’t share because by the time it came for me to share it, I was thinking, I’m not sure I feel the same way about this book now because of this and it wasn’t the most positive thought so I didn’t want to change the review because I didn’t want to diss anyone even though it wasn’t a diss it was just a thought… I still thought the book was incredibly well written. So there’s that, so I guess it’s come down to self trust as well.

But,

We will get there

And I will blog if and when I am meant to blog,

But anyway,

I just felt called to share this blog post really, and hopefully I’ll be writing more in the future, as when I just sit down and write, I enjoy it 🙂

I do have a ‘a day in the life’ blog post inspired by Chloe I templated the other day, as in, I documented a day in my life so now I’ve just got to write uppp the actual post, but this will come down to me overcoming limiting beliefs so I can actually write the blog post with confidence – so stay tuned for that one!

Watch: ‘Identify & Rewrite Your LIMITING Beliefs – Here’s How!’ From Leeor Alexandra

Also, I feel called to share this video from Leeor Alexandra – all about main character energy! I highly recommend. Remember to be the main character of your life, gorgeous 😘

Watch: ‘How YOU Can Be The Main Character, baby baby’ from Leeor Alexandra

I’ll speak to you soon,

Lots of love,

Jennie

Ps, how are YOU doing? Let me know how you’ve been in the comments, I hope you’re good and blessed, can’t wait to chat love you ❤️

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9 Comments

  1. Love this and how honest you’re being – for me it’s about just being your most authentic self. I blog for myself and I share my writing because I want to document it somewhere – I do it for me, you know? So there’s no pressure and that’s how I always end up being so consistent – because I’m doing it because I want to. It’s not about the numbers, comments etc. it’s just about sharing your soul with the world and if people are inspired by that (which I know they are) then great, but if not then hey, you inspire yourself and at least you’re still creating, even if no one’s there to see it. Sending you so much love! xx

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  2. First sending you so much love and huge hugs! I can relate to this as I feel like I am in a blogging slump, kinda questioning whether I want to keep doing this as a career etc. But you know what? That is NORMAL! It is normal to question and have doubts and have times when you aren’t feeling it as much as you are other times. Those times when it feels blah or unnatural actually gives us information to push deeper or to head in a different direction. Listen to yourself. Be kind to yourself and trust IN yourself. It will all workout and the chapter you are meant to write will write itself. Love you sweet lady! ❤

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  3. Jennie!! This post was raw and real and I applaud you for it! Blogging is a choice and you can write as much or as little as you want. You get to decide and that’s powerful. Writing is a great outlet and you never know who you might reach 😉 Anxiety is something I deal with on a daily basis too girl, just know you are not in it alone. One day at a time, and just remember that there are beautiful things out there that we never know when we are going to find 😀 All the love your way ❤ ❤ ❤

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  4. aww i miss you so much!! i always love your posts, and i haven’t been on here as much either but i try my best to support you whether it’s here or over on insta. i love how honest you’ve come across on this post because at times i’ve felt the same, i don’t get the same views as before mostly because i’m not posting as consistently anymore but i still love writing and sharing my thoughts because it’s something i enjoy doing 🙂 and honestly, i am leaning towards coming back to blogging because IG is becoming the next tiktok/youtube and i dont care to make video content anymore so i feel like, a lot us, will be driven back to our blogs and i think that’s a beautiful thing 🙂 i will support you in whatever platform you decide to stay in, whether it’s here or insta, i believe in you so much, and it is perfectly normal to not feel 100% every single day. you will have down days and you guys have to let those feelings pass you and you will feel better later 🙂 i’ll be here if you need to talk to me or DM me if you prefer 🙂 i miss you loads and i am patiently waiting on your poetry book 🙂

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  5. Honey honey HONEY I am so grateful for you sharing such honest words, I think we have all felt a bit strange about blogging in the past year, I have noticed such a shift on the blogosphere and everyone I talk to has agreed. I have definitely missed your posts and you sure as hell brighten my day!! Your positivity, honesty, joy and wisdom is what we all need to hear and you are honestly my favourite blogger (shh dont tell anyone else). I am so sorry to hear you are struggling with your anxiety, although I adore your posts and never want them to end, I want you to always put your mental health first. If blogging is making your anxiety worse then take the break you may need, there is no pressure at all. Whether it is on Instagram or blogging I will always support you. Sending you lots of love xxxx

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    1. You absolute Goddess Queen! Chloe – you have no idea how much you inspire me on a regular basis! Everyday I aspire to be the best version of myself and just thinking about you even reminds me to be the sister, the girls girl, the lover of all! You inspire me to be the best me and I am beyond thankful for you! I totally agree – it’s only natural too with the massive shift that’s happened this past year, it’s a completely new experience so everything has shuffled – I have noticed such a difference in the blogosphere too! But I think as things are getting brighter again in the real world so is the blogosphere and we have all had time to reevaluate what we want and look after ourselves! Ah I just love you! Hehe I LOVE YOU girl! And that is so thoughtful of you to say Queen! Thanks for always inspiring me I am so so grateful for you and right back at you Goddess! I will SUPPORT YOU! Lots of love thank You ❤️❤️❤️❤️

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  6. I honestly can relate to this post since I also haven’t been active for the past 2020-2021! I started my blog as a personal outlet but then the pressure to constantly posts grow and it became overwhelming especially with university! I felt guilty at first because I can see the page views and subscribers are declining, but I’m getting better now as I’m doing it for myself! Hopefully we’ll be able to find a better balance to this, but remember that its not the end of the world and that numbers don’t define us 🥺❤️

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    1. Ah I am so thankful for your comment my love! Thank you!!!! Aww girl there is no need to feel guilty, like you said you’re doing it for you, the right people will reach your blog and so long as you’re happy that’s what counts!! Absolutely my love, thanks so much for stopping by lots of love ❤️❤️❤️❤️

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