A working definition for intention is: “to have in mind a purpose or plan, to direct the mind, to aim.” Before my yoga classes I accept the invitation to set an intention for practice, away from worldly distractions and toward my goal of concentrating and remaining in the now moment. An intention is a short powerful statement that affirms you have set a goal and intend to achieve it and I’ve been applying that to my blogging as well as to my yoga. Continue reading
Blog themes come in different styles and there are many enhancements, such as but not limited to, widgets and media. It’s easy for beginner bloggers to devote too much time tweaking themes, checking their stats and imagining their posts becoming Freshly Pressed, instead of focusing on content creation and time management. Continue reading
By Guest Author, Jean Chong
I’m just like many other blog readers: I’m fickle –I read other people’s blogs whenever the fancy strikes me. Now that I have less personal time, I’m even more picky in choosing blog posts that I click open to read. I’m even more mindful on the subjects that I want to write for blog posts. However, I want to ensure that I am still able to captivate a few passing readers to pause, read my pithy words and browse my photos. Continue reading
I think that Chris Brogan nailed this in his articles. We bloggers have sovereign power or authority over the construct of and content in our blogs. Without us there is no blog content to optimized and indexed; to promote; to attract readers; to provide a base for interactive discussion; and to form a foundation for blog centered relationship building. Continue reading
This morning I am following the advice in the video below. I’m not allowing myself to become distracted away from creating content. I’m focusing on building content, and I will do nothing else until this post, and another one for my other blog are completed and ready for publication.