Overcoming Inertia


It took me almost 3 months to write this 2nd post. If that’s any indication of how things are going to be for this blog, then this doesn’t look good at all. But I’m not giving up yet. In fact, the reason why I finally took the time to write this 2nd post is because I want to get the ball rolling.

I’ve had this idea and dream for the longest time: to have a successful craft and lifestyle blog that has both a local flair and a global appeal. I dream of blogging about crafts, sharing beautiful things that I made with my hands, talking about things I’m passionate about, sharing anecdotes of my family life. You know, stuff that lifestyle blogs are made up of.

But for the longest time, I didn’t find the discipline to commit to making my ideas and my dreams, my reality. I’m stuck in the dreaming and planning stage. What I always find are excuses for me not to start anything – I’m busy with work, with family, with life. I don’t have the right materials. I’m not in the right frame of mind. I have writer’s block. Etcetera.

Every time I visit some of my favorite lifestyle blogs (which I do regularly), my heart is filled with longing and envy and wishful thinking. Some of you know how that feels. It is frustrating.

So here’s my first step to overcoming inertia. It’s not much, but it is a step in the right direction.

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The Beginning


Sort of.

I honestly don’t know how to begin this blog again. Yes, that’s right – again.

If you’ve stumbled upon Sweet Simple Joys before, you’ll probably remember it containing different posts. Truly, in the many years that I tried to get this blog off the ground, it had undergone many shapes and forms. But when I bought the domain many years ago, I had a clear vision of what I want the website to be. For some reasons, I kept losing that vision and the website suffered from identity crisis each time I tried to restart.

But in my heart, I always knew what Sweet Simple Joys is. And hopefully this time, that’s what it will become.

This is Sweet Simple Joys saying ‘Hello World! Here we come!’

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