Can You Blog If You Are A Private Person?

createherstock-a-summer-day-neosha-gardner-3I know. Why am I making this so difficult? I am looking at why I have a hard time blogging my thoughts without editing myself first.  I started thinking, while I was trying to go to sleep, can I blog if I’m a private person? Part of blogging is sharing some of yourself with others in order to be genuine.

I know there has to be a way to say something but not share all your life. I’m working on this so I can feel good about blogging and not editing myself. I think if I can come up with a theme that is more specific vs. just my life, I can do it!  We shall see I guess.

What are your thoughts? Can you be a blogger if you are private? Please share your thoughts.

#DamitasLife2018 #blogging #noediting #lifeasiknowit #blogginglife2018



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Making A Commitment Without Edits

createherstock-a-summer-day-neosha-gardner-5As I think about this blog space, I struggle with how much of my life to share. I think if I’m not willing to share myself and be transparent, what am I doing blogging? But I keep being drawn to writing and this blog space is where I want to practice my writing while exploring different things. But what I realize is when I think about something I want to write, I start editing what to say.

As a writer how do you get past this? I would like to hear your suggestions on how to get my creativity going and not edit myself before I even type one word.



My Friday Situation…

My Friday situation is good this week. I had a full week and it was good for my personal goals and my business goals.


I  attended our local Greater Austin Black Chamber luncheon. The topic was The State of Black Business. I was able to re-connect with people and meet some new entrepreneurs. The rest of the week I did work on my business. I’m re-launching so I been working on sponsorships and just day to day operations. It ain’t easy!!!

But my fun was today. I use art as my self-care and this morning, I met a friend and we did our art projects. Believe it or not, my art is getting better. I have said it before, it does not look like three-year-old art :). It is so relaxing to sip on coffee, talk and let my creativity go wild. I am participating in the #WorldWatercolorMonth this month, so I was able to create some pieces for that.

I hope your week has been better. With all the continued tragedies around the country, to relax a bit and take care of myself and my mental space, art always does the job for me. I still pray for our country and people who are affected by the loss of their loved ones.What have you done for your self-care lately?

Have a great weekend see y’all next week.

#damitaslife #selfcare #artjourney #arttherapy #yearofart #worldwatercolormonth #relaxation
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My Friday Situation

Hi everyone! This week has been full of emotion and anxiety. It is also very hot and humid here in Austin and I have been staying inside and working.

With the latest happenings I’m not in the mood to write. I’m sad and frustrated. So I’m going to keep it brief.

I pray for the two families that loss their loved one and the families of the police officers that loss their lives.

#damitaslife #myfridaysituation #sadness #feelingsomekindofway

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On My Way Back

Life… My Friday Situation


I have been away and I have missed writing about what’s happening with me in my life. Every day, as I think about writing a post, I  decide “I will do it tomorrow.” Tomorrow comes and I don’t write.

I have been reading other blogs and thinking about my neglect of my own blog but my motivation has not been there. I had to create a social media plan for writing stories and doing videos as part of my business  and decided why not add my personal blog to my calendar to ensure I get something out at least once a week. So here I am.

I’m not sure what you will read here, but I can tell you it will be about my life. Lately, I have had to adjust to taking care of my elderly mom with my sister, re-launching my business, manage my mental health, keep my marriage strong and find time to be me. I’ve been busy.

I will do my best to have something posted weekly. I’m going to spend some time researching topics and telling stories about my life. I should have enough content to share :).  So hold on, I will be back and thanks for sticking around and reading my blog.

#damitaslife #blogging #writing #mfs2016

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If We Were Having Coffee…

If we were having coffee, I would tell you that I’m doing some major changes for the new year. I want 2016 to be a good year for me and my family. This year has been hard on me and I’m just now moving ahead with what I need to do.

Beach imagesIf we were having coffee, I would tell you I’m tired and I need a vacation. But because I’m building a business, a vacation is not on my books right now, but I do plan to have a beach vacation in 2016. I feel I’m running on empty most of the time, but sacrifices have to be made to have two businesses.

If we were having coffee, I would tell you I’m looking forward to some down time the last week of December. It is the only way I can start my new year with a fresh perspective. I have things I want to do, but in order those things to happen I have to be physically and emotionally fit. Christmas

If we were having coffee, I would wish all you a happy holiday and a great new year! I hope you have enjoyed our coffee time!

#coffeetime #damitaslife @meintheatx @paigeturna @lifemusicatx @marylinnen @sunflower_vir


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Day 2:National Blog Posting Month 

  Okay so I missed day one. I had signed up for National Novel Writing Month but as the time got closer I could not decide on what I would write. On Saturday, I came across the NABLOPOMO and after chatting with another blogger, I decided this would work better for me.

Yesterday flew by before I new it day one was gone. Not sure what I will write but will most likely be about my day. Maybe. We’ll see everyone tomorrow.

#nablopomo #challenge #damitaslife #blogging #decisions

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