Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Coming Soon: A New Blog

It's been 4 long years since I gave up on this.  I've lost count of the number of times I considered re-launching.  Every time I did, I was struck by the reasons I gave up on it in the first place and despaired.  So why re-launch?  Because this is a completely different blog.

I did my best to write my manifesto in the about section.  But put simply, this will be a blog about my growing pains in my journey to become a better person.  I'm going to write about what I'm doing to change all these parts of myself that I normally hide because of shame.  It's all that Brené Brown I've been reading: this is vulnerability in digital form.

My hope is that by giving myself permission to write this for me I will avoid all the traps I fell into last time: worrying about how many visits I got, the comments I got on each post- the popularity, basically.  I'm sad that I let that take me down last time because there were moments when this thing was really good for me.  Hopefully it will be again.

So here goes...