A freelance writer I’m working with is hesitating about starting a food blog. She thinks maybe it’s too late. There are so many food blogs now, she said. Maybe she could never catch up or get noticed.
She compared herself to successful food bloggers who started long ago, and wondered if she should bother.
I told her that it was normal to think that way, but no good can come of comparing. When I start thinking like that, I say a little mantra that helps me:
“Some people are not doing as well as I am. Some people are doing better. I’m somewhere in the middle and I am okay with that.”
I thought it applied in this case, because if you only compare yourself to [Read more…]