Why your goal shouldn’t be 100k followers (+ how NOT to let feedback disappoint you)

Hello everyone! How’s Nanowrimo going for you? I’m working on several things this month and have been amazed so far how much I’ve been able to accomplish. But in order to do this, I spontaneously decided to only post here on Mondays… Sorry for not giving you that warning! But next month I’ll be returning strong so stay tuned for that!
For this first Monday, however, I’m reblogging an amazing post by Saraina Whitney! I absolutely love her blog and recommend you check it out. She always posts such amazing content! I hope you enjoy this post as much as I did… Enjoy!

Saraina Whitney

If you’re a blogger, or a content creator of any kind, you know how easy it is to lose yourself and your sense of purpose in the competition of the social media world. At the snap of a finger (or a scroll of your screen), it can take over you, consume you with the endless pressure to do more, to be the best, to have just as many followers as that influencer you admire so much.

It’s so easy to get hooked on praise.

It’s so easy to find yourself fishing for more and more compliments, for approval that you do have what it takes and you’re not failing.

In fact, it’s so easy that sometimes you can’t resist it.

How do I know this?

Well…because that’s how I feel.

It was when I felt disappointed by the seeming lack of enthusiasm in one comment on my writing that…

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