So this I learned a couple of things reading other peoples blogposts. There are so many great bloggers out there with such great stories, it is not surprising that you can learn a lot from reading just a few blogposts a day. This week I haven’t been that well, so I didn’t read that many posts, but here is what I learned this week. Enjoy!
5 Ways Good Listening Skills Empower You. In this time in which everything goes so fast, it’s sometimes challenging to actually have the patience to listen to a story you don’t necessarily find fascinating. With your smartphone within arms-reach, you might me tempted to check your e-mail real quick, or scroll through your timeline on Facebook. Which it totally not done ofcourse, when you’re supposed to listen to the conversation. This article lists 5 reasons you might want to consider improving your listening skills. Read it here.
Labor Pain – What It Feels Like. No, I’m not pregnant. But I want to be sometime, and I’ve always wondered about the feeling of labor pain. Some say it’s a worse form of menstruation cramps, and if that’s true, I’ll probably die. I’ve had cramps so bad it actually felt like I was dying, so dubble that and I’ll pass out for sure. Yeah, not looking forward to it. But other women say it’s not so bad. I guess you’ll only really know when you’re doing it. Thankfully, you get a beautiful baby to ease the pain. Read the article here.
Thinking of Working From Home? 6 Things You Should Know First. As a spoonie, I don’t have much choice. I don’t have the energy to go out to get to work. I wouldn’t be reliable either, because I can get sick at any moment and suddenly feel that I should rest for a couple of days in order to function again. So I kind of have to work from home if I want to work at all. I started this blog for multiple reasons. First, I want to feel like I accomplish something. Being at home all day trying to find the physical energy to vacuum isn’t very motivating. You can get depressed easily. So I needed something to boost my spirits. I love writing, but somehow never made time for it, so here was my chance. Interacting with people reading my blog and actually helping someone makes my day. I have deadlines, if I want to be consistent and post 2-3 times a week. Networking and social media is very important as well when you want to get your blog noticed. So, I guess you can say that I work now. I have a job. Eventually I hope to make some money with it too. Read the article here.
What Can I say. So it actually happens to relatively small bloggers that a post goes viral. Very motivating. Read the story here.
Embracing your current season of life. How important to be reminded of that at times! We are so anxious to get this part of life over with so we can start with the next one, that is ofcourse way more exciting, that we forget to enjoy this one, only to regret it when it’s actually over. Read the article here.
Did you read any interesting blogposts this week you would recommend to everybody? Let me know in the comments!
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