Lately, I’ve had several people ask me why I blog. While I can never seem to give a coherent response in the moment, I thought I would give my own list of reasons for blogging —
I blog to answer questions. Questions like, ‘Why do you blog?’
I blog for peace of mind, and piece of mind. Depends on the day and post, but I think you know what I mean.
I blog to get the thoughts that are racing around in my head into a journal of sorts. Even on the days when I feel like no one is reading, I still feel held accountable for emptying the depths of my mind.
I blog to stay connected. Connected to friends, thoughts, the world, ideas, my own sanity.
I blog for conversation. Some posts are fun to read, some are downright sillly — but there are a few that I hope might spark actual thought in someone’s mind that eventually turns into conversation. Conversation can lead to healing and community.
I blog because I’m addicted to the internet. I find things all the time online that I think are thought provoking, hysterical, or just weird. I need an outlet for that. I have a human instinct to find a niche in the world — and this is mine for now.
Why do you blog?