Everyone has a moment of inspiration now and then. It could come from something someone said, or did, or something you saw. Or all of the above. Many things inspire me, but today I want to share two of the reasons that inspired me to start blogging.
It started back when I was in Jr. High, the last time I had a “blog”. I use that term loosely because at that age, it was more like a pre-adolescent venting space. Having an online diary at that age, was not a good idea. I was not a great writer nor was I very confident in my writing skills so I have abstained from having a blog ever since. Ok, jump forward to the present.
My older sister is a very smart, beautiful and successful woman. She graduated college as Valedictorian of her college graduating class. Today, she is in an entrepreneur in the Health and Wellness industry and owns her own company. She is very socially involved in the community and always going to the hottest events in the city. She seems to know everyone, everywhere. Not easy to follow in those footsteps, let me tell you. I am very proud of her and the success she has achieved, but I’d be lying if I said it didn’t sometimes make me feel unimportant or as if I haven’t accomplished anything.
When Laurie started her own blog, her goal wasn’t to inspire others to start one of their own but rather have a place for her to house her ideas, thoughts and publications. But that’s just it. It wasn’t her intention, but a welcome bonus. You never know how your actions will affect and inspire others.
The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything. – Theodore Roosevelt
So now I ask you – What inspires you?