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Today I’m talking about one attribute that we all should embody as we build and grow our audience. Becoming the Grateful Food Blogger can make the difference between actually enjoying the work you do—whether it be a side hustle or your full-time gig—or silently begrudging it to the point that some day you actually quit. This is YOUR path you’re creating…why not love it!
Today I’m talking about ways you can incorporate gratitude into your every day life as a blogger. Because as creative entrepreneurs it’s too easy to get absorbed in comparison. She has more Instagram followers; that site has better photographer; she gets more sponsored posts than I do. This can lead to a whole hosts of negativity and anxiety…things that lead us AWAY from our True Selves.
Marly is talking about how finding gratitude for your blog can help to move us away from that Inner Critic/ego voice and more towards our True Selves.As food bloggers, we're creating our own adventure - designing, building and captaining our own ships! Click To Tweet One of the things we find very intriguing as entrepreneurs can also be the biggest challenge. — @namelymarly #choppedcon Click To Tweet We have to go beyond the ego to find our true selves. @NamelyMarly #choppedcon Click To Tweet Look at your life from the perspective of your 18-year old self and feel the inspiration that gives you. Click To Tweet
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Featured Content – Finding Gratitude for Your Blog
Here are some of the highlights of today’s post:
- Find ways to be grateful in each day
- A discussion about how the ego can be helpful and hurtful as a creative entrepreneur
- A simple tip for how you can quiet the negative side of your ego while harnessing the side that keeps you going!
- Why blogging can be dangerous if our egos are not intact
- How looking at your present-day life from the perspective of your 18-year old can be an awesome tool to cultivate gratitude and inspiration to your day
- Why you need to stop “wanting more traffic” and to instead embrace the followers you have and serve them better
This episode includes references to some resources you might find interesting. Here they are:
- Marly talks about the book Dance of the Dissident Daughter by Sue Monk Kidd
- Marly talks about Deepak Chopra’s meditation series
- Related Episode: Check out this episode featuring Jay Pryor talking about Finding Joy as a Blogger.
- Related Episode: Listen to Ali Ebright share about avoiding the dangers of comparison as a food blogger.
- Buy your ticket to the 2016 Chopped Conference and hear Jessica Merchant and Emma Chapman speak in person!
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- Connect with Marly: Namely Marly | Instagram | Twitter
- Production, music, graphic art & sound design by Shawn Beelman
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