Is Time Off a Part of Your Blogging Plan?

 

OMG you guys! I’m writing this post while sitting on a black leather over-sized chair, listening to radio in my hotel room, and will soon be heading out to the beach after finishing this post. The view is simply amazing, there is a gorgeous lake not far away from where we stay.

Frankly, I’m pretty stressed out about taking a two weeks off before school starts.

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Yes, I know … I should be stressed right now. But I’m actually feeling okay about it – things will work out, and I’m doing some of the most important work I’ll do all year. I’m taking some time off.

Running my own blog as a business or as a hobby requires intense amount of energy, forethought and foresight. It’s way too easy to wake-up to the laptop, instead of with a cup of espresso coffee in the morning. Anyone else could relate?

I’ll be taking my weeks off from blogging but I’m not going to sweat about it, I’ve already scheduled a couple of Monday posts while I’m gone and actually utilize my trip for blog ideas! I will still share  pictures on Snapchat and Instagram. And if you haven’t subscribed to my blog or social media already, you might want to do so now.

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Reason for taking a time off:

In fact, letting our minds off the hook, to wander, to experience, is actual a key ingredient of the creative process. If you are waiting for the next “a-ha” moment, whether it’s a new article idea, blog tagline or potential partner, your best bet is to chill for a bit and take your well deserve vacation.

If you’re furiously trying to force out a new big idea, take it from me, and take a break. The world won’t end, I know my friends would understand.

How do you take time away from your blog? Have you ever taken a blog vacation? What worked (or what didn’t)? Tell me about it in the comment below. I love to hear what you think.

Thank you so much for stopping by. I hope I’ll see you guys again very soon. Bye!

Sharon xoxo

 

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22 comments

  1. Using a few weeks to recycle old posts. Kids to college and some traveling are limiting my time and since I have gained over a thousand new followers in two months, there are people I think could benefit from some earlier posts to get to know me. Relax and enjoy yourself. It will give you more material when you get back.

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    • I hoping to come back from my vacation fully charged! Hahaha! We all need a little time off once in a while. I have’t taken one for a long time and I’m enjoying my summer vacation now. x

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