I Just Don’t Care Anymore, Life is Too Sweet to Worry

LET GO & LIVE

I wholeheartedly believe EVERY thing happens for a reason but it’s up to us to find the meaning and purpose of each challenging situation. In those moments, we have to take time to enjoy the process instead of worrying about reaching the destination.

When I first started blogging last January, my drive to make everything perfect was comical. I wanted my posts lengthy, full of advice with glossy HQ pictures and exactly like the high-profile fashion bloggers I follow. Let’s be real, not every post I’ll write will be over 700 words. I don’t have a DSLR camera so frankly, my phone may not capture the sharpest images all the time. A couple of posts may not rack up 300 views in a week. But guess what? IT’S ABSOLUTELY OK 🙂 I can only be ME and that is good enough.

The immediacy to get things done is frustrating. Spend more time enjoying your journey than finishing first.

It’s totally fine to not have everything in order ALL the time. Getting off track is helpful because those unpredictable moments strengthen your core by discovering new abilities. Learning more about yourself makes you well-rounded and confident. I decided to take more interest in a having a peaceful blogging journey instead of stressing out over how many followers/likes I have or what popular posts to write.

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Who cares? I don’t. Live a carefree lifestyle.

Just do what you can today and finish the rest tomorrow.

I realized, I just don’t care anymore…well not as much as I did before. I noticed the things I care way less about, prosper tremendously. As far as my blog and social media, I’m not investing so much of me into it where it’s not fun anymore. I’ll never do that again.

I won’t let the numbers game rob my happiness with blogging. I care enough to post valuable, quality, entertaining and informative content but not so much my life circulates around it.

I see the big picture and it’s not be the top person at what I do, it’s being HAPPY with the work I do.

So many things to do in the world besides worry about work, numbers, blogging or anything that consumes your joy. From now on, I’m just gonna have fun whether it’s eating lunch by myself or going shopping with my sister, my main priority will be to enjoy the moment.

How have you’ve grown in the past year?

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21 Comments Add yours

  1. I completely share your point of view, I don’t care too much about the numbers in general (I did at first though, since it was crazy to me that anyone would even find my blog and spend their precious time to read it hahha). I love it way more when someone leaves me a comment, which shows they really liked what I put out and want to interact with me 🙂 This means so much more than a like

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    1. justnatonya says:

      I agree comments say so much. The fact someone went out of their way to give you feedback means that your content affected them in some way and that’s the whole point, to leave your mark on someone in an inspiring way.

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  2. Alyssa says:

    I have definitely struggled with numbers in my blogging journey (and at one point almost deleted my Instagram feed with 100+ posts on it because I thought it didn’t compare to what other bloggers and creators were doing!). But then I learned that my social media and my blog is my own and should reflect who I truly am. I definitely haven’t grown very fast (especially on Instagram), but the community that I’ve built is irreplaceable. 🙂 This is a great post and inspires me to continue on my journey of being authentic to myself on my platform!

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    1. justnatonya says:

      Alyssa this is beautiful! I’m so happy you appreciate your journey and how far you came because you’re so right, the community and relationships built matter way more than now many likes a post receives. This makes me smile, thanks for commenting 🙂

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  3. hudapervez says:

    I try as much as I can to not let the numbers get to me it to be honest they do! It’s so important to keep reminding yourself that posting great content that you enjoy is more important! Great post! xx

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    1. justnatonya says:

      Thanks Huda! You’re right, we have to constantly remind ourselves numbers don’t matter because whether we like it or not, it surrounds us everyday so staying positive and focusing on the big picture helps. Totally agree with you, thanks for commenting ❤

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  4. Nancy says:

    I totally agree with you that things happen for a reason. I mean I always prefer posts that range between 500-700 words because most people are busy and if you can say something within that frame, you’re 200% Gucci :). I’m glad you’re happy with your stats! I rather have people who actually interact with me than views because who knows if it’s a ton of bots? Thanks for sharing ways you’ve grown :)!

    Nancy ♥ exquisitely.me

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    1. justnatonya says:

      I appreciate this Nancy! You are so right, I value communication and engagement way more than views and stats. Glad you stopped by ❤

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  5. Kristin says:

    Such a positive and healthy mindset to have when it comes to blogging. It’s so easy to get caught up in the rat race.

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    1. justnatonya says:

      Thanks Kristin! I believe when I lost my blog and had to start over, it taught me to appreciate the blog itself and not the potential glamorous life surrounding it. Appreciate you commenting ❤

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  6. Bexa says:

    This is such a positive attitude to have towards blogging 💖. Worrying about stats and making sure everything is perfect can take away the joy of blogging. I’m learning that it’s cool to have your own style and not to compare myself to others. We are all unique and have our own stories & experiences to share with the world 💖. Fab post girl 😘 xx

    Bexa | http://www.hellobexa.com

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    1. justnatonya says:

      Thank you Bexa! You are so right, we are built to have unique experiences and share them with others. It’s ok if our journeys are at different speeds, it just makes it all easier for us to learn from one another. Thank you for commenting!

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  7. So inspirational!! Love this post, and you look beautiful!

    Veronica| https://styleandtellblog.wordpress.com/

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    1. justnatonya says:

      Thank you Veronica! I’m glad you found this post inspirational!!

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  8. This post is everything! Preach it and sing it out to the world! Completely agree, I’m slowly going towards this attitude too and I am all for it!

    Jessica & James | http://www.foodandbaker.co.uk / http://www.foodandbakertravels.co.uk

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    1. justnatonya says:

      It’s nice to let go of everything and just live worry free! So glad you found this inspiring 🙂

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  9. Lupe says:

    I’ve grown to learn that things aren’t always fair. Just because I think I work hard doesn’t mean that I will always get the results I want. I can’t keep making excuses for why I’m getting bad grades if I choose to be on my phone instead of studying. That if people want to be around me they’ll make time regardless of where we are in our lives. Also I am so proud of you for deciding to be so true to you beautiful ❤️

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    1. justnatonya says:

      Thanks Lupe! Congratulations to you for taking responsibility an acknowledging that you can change your circumstances by simply renewing your mind. Learning your weaknesses and overpowering them with you strengths. I know you’ll get on track. If you need anymore help, let me know!

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  10. sharnahsblog says:

    I loved this, it is so important not to think about numbers so much, my numbers are always lower than everyones I see on social media and I am learning that this is okay and we all grow at a different pace! xx

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    1. justnatonya says:

      Exactly Sharnah, it’s totally fine to be at your own pace! We all are in competition with ourselves, so no need to rush through life especially if you’re not enjoying the little things. Thanks for commenting!

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