I thought this was really, really good, and I liked the Erin Majors quote (A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.) What do you all think? Why are we sometimes so reserved and prone to conserving and hiding, a little resistant to emotional generosity and unreserved engagement?

Brigitte's Banter

I’ve been in the blogging world for almost four months now, so I don’t claim to be an expert at this way we find ourselves communicating in the 21st century.  I do, however, consider myself a gracious and nice human being and try to extend courtesies when someone takes the time to acknowledge my work.

With that in mind, I’ve come up with a few tips that I believe all bloggers should keep in mind when they have something to say, whether that be from their own writing or when they comment on others.

1.  Find other blogs that you like and comment

I’ve found those blogs by exploring, sometimes through Freshly Pressed blogs, friends’ blogs or just by accident.  If I find one that I think is interesting, funny or inspiring, I make a comment.  I figure if they’ve taken the time to write something, I can do…

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  1. I think for a lot of people it’s about thinking we have nothing to say. Anything we think of saying has probably already been said by someone else, and who wants to listen anyway?

    This post has inspired me to ignore those doubts. I agree; it’s a good post. Thanks for sharing 🙂

  2. Thanks Hannah. It’s true, everything has been said, and we can’t listen to everyone, all the time… but not everything has been said in our unique way; everyone has a fresh take on old things, and some of us are listening. And sometimes we say things (as bloggers often do) mainly for ourselves, and if even one other person hears it, it’s worth having said it. 🙂 Thanks for stopping in!

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