The Who and the Why

“Relax, Josh. This is just an introduction for your blog. No one’s gonna judge you for it. Just introduce yourself, write what goes on in your mind, and you’re good to go.”

That’s me trying to motivate myself to write this first post and embark on a journey that will make me a better person. Or at least put an end to my cosmic laziness and procrastination.

You see, I studied journalism in college, and I actually write pretty well, from news articles to storyboards for documentaries and everything else in between. I also do a little graphics on the side. But when it comes to voicing my own thoughts, telling my own stories…well, that’s a different story. I’m not sure if I lack the confidence to share my stories to other people or if I’m too anxious to start because I think what I make will not be as perfect as what I want it to be.

And that just sucks – having a journalism degree and not having your own voice.

So I’m starting my own blog to help me find my own voice – one that I won’t be afraid to share to the world. I want to build myself into the man I want to be, to change bad habits and replace them with ones that can help me reach my full potential.

Self-discovery and self-improvement.

That means I’ll write regularly about my life – the things that keep me busy, the projects I’ve been working on, and the reasons that make it worth living.

I also want to connect with like-minded folks who make improving themselves a big deal. Taking that first step to self-improvement can be really daunting. I’ve taken a shot at it myself for a few times, and to be honest, I’ve been doing great…at first. But when you have no one to share your milestones with, you start forgetting how good it feels to smash your goals, and soon enough, you just don’t care. That’s why I want to be able to interact and share this journey with others who, despite having a rough time, are still moving forward because they want this so bad – to be truly awesome.

And lastly, I want this blog to serve as practice for my writing (guess that was obvious) and also to improve my social skills. I like to believe that I’m a really awkward creature who likes to interact with other people but sometimes can’t because shyness gets in the way.

But that changes starting today.

Welcome to my blog, and I hope you have a good day. 🙂

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9 Comments

  1. It is nice to hear fellas have the same goal as mine. This is gonna be a big step for us, showing our commitment and therefore, keeping our motivation. Let’s keep it rolling and match toward our goal and greater self. I’ll be happy to be your supporter.

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    • Indeed! Thanks for the support! 🙂 I’m glad to have someone on this journey with me. I know we can both succeed as long as we keep moving forward.

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    • Thanks so much Lisa! 🙂 It still feels new to me, writing about myself and what in public, but I’m getting the hang of it, so I’m gonna keep writing to improve.

      By the way, I really enjoyed your blog! Had some chuckles reading one of your posts. Hahaha! 😉😁

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      • When I started my blog it was purely on the intention of documenting memories and funny and cute things my children said and done. I’m still honoured that anyone else reads and likes what I write. Enjoy 😊 x

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  2. Hey Josh,

    Kudos for starting your own blog. Very exciting. I remember it was somewhat daunting as well when I first started mine but it has turned into a form of relaxation for me to be able to journal things happening around me. I hope you have a lot of success.

    I wanted to send a shout out of thanks for now following my blog at antonemgoyak.com. I appreciate it on this end!

    Take care.

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    • Thanks antonemgoyak! Starting this blog is a fresh experience for me, sometimes I still doubt whether I can pull this off. But thanks to you and all the other people who take notice and leave kind words, you encourage me to keep moving forward and never stop growing.

      Keep inspiring people with your blog! Many thanks again! 🙂

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    • That is just the perfect ending to my day. Thank you so much, and I’m glad you appreciate my voice. 🙂

      I just tried making a weekly plan (it’s in my new post today) and I have lots of things to do now, which means lots of things to blog. Expect to see some new posts this week. 🙂

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