Blogging Insights #10 — Looking back at your blog posts.

REBLOG: Dr. Tanya, of “Salted Caramel” is the hostess of her series, Blogging Insights. Check out her Questions for this week.

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Retrospective Introspection

I read/heard somewhere that reading your own work is a form of narcissism. I would much rather call it self-evaluation or self-assessment.

When I was in kindergarten we were given spelling tests. When we were done, our teacher would make us swap our work with others. We would then correct each otherโ€™s work and award a score. Later, in higher classes (especially math), some teachwers would let us mark our own work when they gave us the answrs. As I began this post, I was reminded of this and I think that re-evaluating your work is a bit like that.


How old is your current blog/website?ย 

Do you ever look back at your site i.e. read through your old posts?

How long ago did you update your about page ?

If you were to start a new blog today, what would you do differently?

My Answers


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Working on Us Week #26 – Codependency and Psychological Effects

REBLOG: Michelle, of “MichelleWriterBlog” aka “Advice, Mental Health, Personal, and My Life”, shares her story about being codependent on Week #26 of “Working on Us”


This topic is another prompt by BeckiesMentalMess.

This is a topic I have thought about a little bit. I havenโ€™t put a word to it before though. The more I think about it, the more I see myself being codependent on my boyfriend. Before writing this I did some research to find out more about the topic to see if I fit this and what to look for. I experience many of the symptoms.

One of my biggest fears is my boyfriend leaving me. I tend to cling to him a lot and try to do what I can to get him to not leave me. There are moment when I act out by saying things just to get him to stay or to respond to my messages. I have acted out just to get him to spend time with me too.

I have said things like, โ€œIf Iโ€ฆ

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Ode to Peanuts #4/6 – A poem by Goff James

REBLOG: Goff James, of “GoffJamesArt”, created this piece in honor of my baby boy, Peanut. Thank you so very much, Goff!!!

Art, Photography and Poetry

This poem was inspired by and dedicated to a lovable parrot named Peanuts. Peanuts is a true and faithful buddy to B a dear friend.

Poem Attribution ยฉ goffjamesart/photography/poetry

Click here to read more poetry by Goff James.

Image Attribution ยฉ Andrew Gwozdziewycz, A Yellow-naped Amazon at the Roatan Tropical Butterfly Garden, Honduras, (Date Unstated)

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