Blog Post Ideas: What If You’ve Said Everything Already?

What If You’ve Said Everything Already?
What if you’ve said everything you can think of to say on your blog? How do you keep creating content when you’ve said it all, and it feels like you’ve used up all possible topics?

Once you reach a certain point in your blogging career, you’re going to hit a wall. You’re going to think you’ve said everything you can possibly say.

You may think it’s just you.

Well, I’m happy to inform you that no, it’s not you.

I’ve been blogging for 13 years, and feeling this way for 11 of them. And I recently took a bet that says I can’t write 100 blog posts in 100 days.

As I have been a blogger for 4745 days and on a great many of them, I couldn’t have blogged if I’d had a gun to my head, this has been weighing on me.

As much as it may feel like you have reached that absolute bottom of the bottom-most barrel, take hope. There’s plenty more stuff you can say.

Here are a few tips I’ve learned for how to find it. I hope you find them helpful, despite the fact that I am dictating this post while drawing on a goatee with the new Urban Decay palette.

Naomi Dunford With A Drawn-On Goatee
(No, Seriously. I drew on a goatee.)


Let’s roll.

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Impostor Syndrome: The One Question Nobody Is Asking

Impostor Syndrome
Imagine for a moment that you have a friend, and that friend is very thin and very beautiful. Every item of clothing she tries on fits perfectly – she’s exactly model size, the size that all the clothing designers use as their base.

Imagine she has big, wide eyes, eyelashes that look like extensions, cheekbones that could cut drywall.

She has an amazing personal style – elegant, sexy, fun, and approachable.

(For the sake of her seeming really annoying, let’s give her a PhD and some really well-behaved kids while we’re at it.)

Got her in your mind?

Good. I have some things to say.

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The Fastest Way To Save Time On EVERYTHING

Conscious In, Conscious Out

I have a client. Her name is Tamara. You may know her. She’s the jewelry lady in Minnesota.

In a recent meeting with her, I assigned her a potentially challenging task, one few people would be strong enough to tackle.

I told her to take three weeks off.

She’s been doing some Marie Kondo-style decluttering, and her work doesn’t really need her all that much right now. I can tell that her heart is in her box room, not in her inbox, and I’ve assigned her the very difficult task of doing what feels good, for Christ’s sake.

Tamara, like most of us, has mixed feelings about this assignment.

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