4 game-changing lessons I've learned in 2019 - Megan Martin Creative | Business & Lifestyle Blogger

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4 game-changing lessons I’ve learned in 2019

  1. Cherelle | The Inspired Prairie

    September 5th, 2019 at 5:20 pm

    Hi Megan,

    I just want to say “Thank You!” for this. I have literally just done what you listed in this blog post, about a month ago.

    I stopped almost everything. I stopped worrying about growing my list, I stopped worrying about putting out a new post every week to two times a week, I stopped fretting over what my niche truly was (because I feel it keeps changing the more I blog, the more I feel more passionate about other things than what I did in the beginning).

    I started spending less time on the computer and more time with my family. I put on hold all my ideas for my growing blog and business and just STOPPED!

    Talk about scary, okay! And to be honest, I almost felt like a total failure because I was putting things on pause, but I agree that sometimes we just need to!

    And on the flip side, putting everything on pause for my blog, I’m actually (surprisingly) still continuing to seeing a growth in daily subscribers and pageviews!

    So yes ma’am, just stopping sometimes is what we really need, even for a reboot in ourselves!

    Thank you so much for this encouraging post, as now I don’t feel like I was crazy for pausing and now I’m ready to jump back into gear when the timing is right!

    -Cherelle

  2. Megan Martin

    September 6th, 2019 at 7:19 am

    Hey Cherelle! I loved reading your story! So good! IT is TOTALLY scary to take your foot off the gas. Especially when your income depends on your business! But it has been really neat to see how my business survived without the overwhelm of some of the things we think we NEED to do to keep it running! Such a breath of fresh air!

  3. Shalanda

    September 8th, 2019 at 10:07 am

    Hi Megan!

    While I am a new reader (found you earlier this year) :), I have found so much value in your post. I love your transparency and the way you are able to prioritize what is most important to you. As a new blogger starting, it is refreshing to hear your testimony. It is comforting to know you do not have to participate in the rat race if you don’t want. It is possible to simplify!

    I have a ways to go as it relates to figuring out my audience and what works for me. However, this confirms that over time I will figure it out so I can just breathe and have faith.

    Also, congratulations on all your success and growing family. God bless you1

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