You may have noticed that I haven’t published a blog post in a couple of weeks. I think part of my problem is that I will get really motivated to blog and I’ll work hard on churning out posts but then I’ll be drained from all the work and have little or no motivation to start blog work again. This really frustrates me especially as it is a cycle I have gone through more than once. I want to find the balance between blogging and all the other things that are going on in my life. After I am finished writing this post I am going to plan out my schedule in my bullet journal. Perhaps that is a post in itself. For now I want to share with you some of my ideas for getting out of a blogging slump. I also made a video which is uploaded on my youtube channel about this topic and you can watch it right here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nlNlS7iRY8
- Plan out your tasks: This is a huge one for me and it is something that I am that I am doing my best to do more often. I plan out my daily, weekly and monthly tasks and goals in my bullet journal. Bullet journal is great fun, you can plan and make everything really colourful. When things are planned out I find it so reasurring to know what I have to do each day.
- Reflect on why you started blogging: When I’m feeling lost with my blog I like to turn to the reason why I created my blog in the first place. I created it to have a space on the internet where I could share my thoughts and experiences with you. I wanted, I still want to have a space where people can come to discuss and learn new things and perhaps relate to other things. I think about the passion I had at the beginning of this project and I usually try nd reignite that again.
- Think about what works well for you: I have a couple of things that I enjoy about my blogging process and I use themto my advantage and try to work on poerfecting them to the best of my ability. For example; I like to brainstorm my blogging ideas first, mull them over for a few days and then choose the one that stands out to me or interests me the most. I’ll think about it when I’m out and about, usually when I’ve nothing else to do while I’m the bus to and from college. I’ll begin to draft it up and then take the photographs or edit some that I already have in between all that.
- Think about anything you want to change: Sometimes things that make you unhappy about your blog can be the very things that caused you to get into the blogging slump. For me I can get bogged down with the layout of my blog. It’s not as clear as I would like and I would like to experiment with different designs to get the layout that I prefer. That is exactly what I’m going to do!
Thanks so much for reading this post.
Have you ever been in a blogging slump?
What did you do to get out of it?