Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Lessons Learned on the 30 Day Challenge (Blogging)

  The 30 day blogging challenge is over.  Did you know I was participating?  Well I was and now am celebrating on this final day with the 30th post on the 30th day of November.

  It was harder then you think.  I don't always know what I'm going to write.  It's not always planned. Hmm, I'm not one to plan ahead.  Sometimes I was good others not so much but, I have learned alot from this journey.

What I learned from 30 days of blogging:

1. If you plan ahead things are easier.
2.  If your determined you will get the job done even if it's past your bedtime.
3. I am confident now how to not stress about what to post.
4.  I gained more exposure and interaction with daily posts.
5.  Posting variety gets people's attention!
6. This was special me time that I made happen.
7. I can learn from others along the way when I do engage.
8. You have to focus and have patience to finish something you started.  If it was important enough to start it's important enough to finish.
9. Speak from the heart or experience because people like real and deserve real.
10.  There's always something to post!

Each day there was a prompt to help you with ideas if you needed it.  Todays prompt was if a chose a word for the year and what it was.  I will finish this 30th post on this 4th day of November with my answer.

  At the beginning of 2016 I did choose several words.


  I can sit back and reflect on how I used all these words for myself making myself a better person and pursuing the current situation.  I can also smile as I have shared all of these in one way or the other with friends and acquaintances.  If I can why not you. I post a cannoli one day and I'm at the gym working out.  The struggle is real and I keep it real.

Thank you for keeping me company on this journey.

Have you ever completed a 30 day challenge on anything?
What did you learn from it?
Would you do it again?



  1. Very true Rose! There is always something to post and if we are determined we write even late night and sacrifice some sleep. It's a good learning experience participating in NaBlopoMo and I enjoyed it.Congrats for finishing the challenge.

  2. Congratulations for finishing the challenge! I too finished the challenge, just a few minutes ago. The biggest challenge that I've done was the 366 day photography project, which I started on August 1st, 2015, and finished on August 1st, 2016. I took at least one picture a day for a year and then posted weekly updates in my blog. It was good. I really like these blogging challenges. I hope that you do another one!

  3. Congratulations! I just finished as well. Job well done.

  4. Wow, kudos to you for finishing such a difficult challenge! Congrats! I like how you said that there is always something to post. I seriously need to frame that saying. Keeo up the great job!

  5. This sounds like a great challenge to keep focused and on track. With social media it is so easy to get lost in other things blog-related.

  6. Congratulations! Sounds like something I should try as well.

  7. I totally agree if we plan ahead and are determined to post at a certain day, we definitely reach our goals.Though i have never taken such challenge but i feel this definitely brings a routine and keeps us focussed on our goals.

  8. This is great. Yes I think we should always plan ahead, some days it works other times it doesn't, but discipline and consistency is key.

    1. Definitely discipline. If you want it you have to work for it.

  9. Good for you for starting and finishing it. Blogging is for sure not as easy as some people think it is. Congrats again for a job well done.

  10. Well done on finishing the challenge! It sounds like you really got a lot out of it. Determination is definitely a big part of writing for me. Putting the work in reaps rewards I think.