Saturday is a milestone for me—my blog turns two. Anniversaries of any kind are usually cause for reflection and so I’ve spent the last several weeks leading up to this day thinking about time, success, and what it all means.
Two years. My thoughts go to the negative—I should be further along with my blog. I should have more page views. I should have more followers on social media. I should have more involvement from the running community with Small Change. I should have sponsors. I should have…it’s actually quite exhausting thinking about it.
A year ago I wrote a cheery anniversary blog post with a shinning list of accomplishments. While I was a little disappointed at the time with my progress, I was content and believed a year later my blog would be more successful—I’d be more successful.
Ask most anyone how they’re doing and the likely answer will be “I’m so busy. Just so much going on.” A lot has been written about the culture of busyness and how this constant state of being is resulting in an epidemic of over-scheduled and stressed out people.
Maybe people are just too busy to read my blog? If they did how could they not see value in what I’m doing? In what I’m creating? [Continue Reading]