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A Seat at the Table (For Everyone)


This year is halfway over and sometimes we can look at our circumstances and compare them with others. We become obsessed with what the accomplishments and lives of others that we begin to somehow correlate that our lives are less than great. This test has been especially true after 6 years of blogging.

If I can be completely candid, blogging is not what it used to be. The landscape has changed tremendously, so much to the point where many cliques have formed and sharing information with others is completely obsolete. Everything has seemingly become about follower counts, who associates with whom, & whether or not you get more than 100 likes on a post, instead of the fun of it all. There’s a fear that someone may pass your number of followers or your pictures don’t get as many likes as hers did. And in the midst of all of these performance indicators and comparisons, there’s still a seat at the table for everyone!

All of the things we do in life, whether it’s a hobby, a craft, a skill, a profession, or even just doing life, everyone always wants what someone else has – which sucks because God equips us with everything in us to fulfill it all. Instead of looking left or right, look within and do your thing!

If you’re just getting started doing something, do it well! Don’t be afraid of looking bad or asking questions. The professional was once a novice. Don’t worry about oversaturation! Each and every one of us has the exact ingredients needed to succeed – just be your true self! Your voice and the way you can present yourself to the world is different than the next person’s. There’s a seat at the table. Pull up a chair and eat.

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6 Comments

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    Renee
    July 6, 2017 at 7:54 am

    Thank you for posting this! I have begun to despise social media for the very things you said and now blogging has become competitive? I allows look at a blog sites content as opposed to their follow count. I enjoy this blog and several others because the content is thoughtful and something I can relate too. Keep up the good work!

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      LaTisha
      July 7, 2017 at 3:37 pm

      @Renee You’re so very welcome. Yes, honey! Blogging!

      I appreciate the kind words! I truly put thought and effort into every single thing I post. Please stop by anytime! 🙂

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    Briana
    July 6, 2017 at 9:17 am

    Thank you for sharing LT! Just when I was beginning to doubt whether I belonged at the table or not, I went to YOUR blog for inspiration and read THIS! Always spreading the belief in yourself is a message that won’t ever be lost.

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      LaTisha
      July 7, 2017 at 3:39 pm

      @B My boo! You’re soooo welcome. And yes! You are so dope and bomb, people won’t help but to love you. Just find something you genuinely love talking about and you’ll never run out of things to write about. Know you’re why and never lose sight. If I tried to keep up with all of these girls out here, I would have given up a long time ago!

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    A. Murphy
    July 7, 2017 at 2:02 pm

    Thank you for writing this. This is very good information. I’m thinking about getting into blogging and your words are a true reality check for me. Thanks again.

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      LaTisha
      July 7, 2017 at 3:39 pm

      @A. Murphy You’re so welcome! Jump out there! I can’t wait for you to join this crazy world!

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