This one has been a long time coming. Some people have asked me why I started a blog, what is it for, and some have just assumed things…whether they were right or not. I’ll answer the big question in this post.
I started writing because after talking to roughly 10 people who are either involved in the wedding industry, started their own business or both, all told me to start blogging! Over the last year I have been trying to make more connections with people through social media and hoping to meet them in person to strengthen the connection. I have emailed countless business professionals, read so many blogs, looked at tons of websites and talked to some friends who are working their way to success and others who have definitely reached it. They have many things in common, but one that really stuck out was they all have told me to start blogging and they have a blog of their own as well!
Since I haven’t really started what I want to do, for now I can write about what I’m striving towards, my life and what I’ve learned over the years. As I mentioned in my first post, I attend Radford University as a Communication major. I just finished year two of that journey about two weeks ago. It still hasn’t fully sunk in yet that it’s now summer and I have been in college for 2 years, which if all goes as planned, means I’m half way through this experience. I love where I am in school, I love my major, the people I’ve met, what I’ve learned so far and what I have to look forward to. Some things I’ve learned so far are; 1) people change, that’s a fact, not an opinion, 2) classes that I never excepted to enjoy, have been my favorite, 3) I have some of the best motivators and supports in the world, (that may be an opinion but I think it’s a fact), 4) the people I’ve met in college have taught me so much that I need to know for my future, and finally 5) I learned that I have to live to please myself, not other people.
When I posted my first post I was extremely nervous, I actually waited a few days after writing it to even post it. After posting it, my closest friends, family, and boyfriend kept telling me how proud they were, how cool it was and that they loved what I wrote. Those words meant the world to me. I was so excited! I am still getting used to the schedule of the summer, which is why I haven’t written anything since my first post. I have been pet sitting for two weeks, nannying for a wonderful family that I’ve been with for years and went to a friend’s river house, so I’ve been a little busy. This post isn’t much, but it answers the question of why I started a blog and I look forward to writing more!
“Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your moths, but only what is useful for building others up according to their needs, that is may benefit those who listen.” Ephesians 4:29