Last night before bed I grabbed my phone to do one last email check (you know, because maybe there was something super exciting that couldn't wait until the morning). Somewhere between reading about the best morning rituals for entrepreneurs and researching the benefits of juice cleansing, it hit me. I have way more to say than what I've actually been writing on my blog.
You see, I've struggled with how to seamlessly mesh my personal and business lives online. No matter how I've tried to just put it all out there and let potential readers find what content appeals to them in the mix, it just felt awkward. I found myself only writing about things I thought people would want to read, rather than what mattered most to me. When I made the decision to invest resources and develop The Leo Loves, I promised myself that I would finally explore (and talk about!) all these other areas of interest that have been tugging at my heart. So even though I didn't have an exact plan about how to accomplish this, I went ahead and launched anyway. I have a long history of leaping and having the net appear, and I had to believe I would figure it all out eventually.
So back to last night. I was falling down the rabbit hole that is the internet and I briefly landed on this website called Gimme Some Oven (I'd never heard of it before...great recipes!). They have not one, but FIVE (somewhat unrelated) blogs! Suddenly everything about my vision for The Leo Loves became crystal clear. I don't have to make all parts of me make sense and I don't have to try and have them fit nicely together on one blog. I could have two different blogs! Or six. Whatever I want!!
(Isn't it so strange how we sometimes have to see other people breaking a mold before we give ourselves permission to do the same?)
So here we are. Another blog. The Leo Loves now has a blog dedicated to photography and this new blog dedicated to everything else.
This could either be my most glimmering moment of brilliance, or my biggest, best mistake yet. And I totally don't care. Writing this post has already made me feel so FREE! So I'll do what I do best and I'll keep moving forward...