Happy first birthday, Sweet Tea Epiphany! One year ago today, this little blog went live. One year ago today, I hit the publish button on a site I had spent a month researching, planning, and building. One year ago today, my first few posts were pushed out for all to see. I threw myself into this completely new world (hello, blogosphere), knowing absolutely nothing about what I was doing. I’d never heard of SEO, didn’t know the first thing about copyright laws or affiliate marketing, was completely against Instagram (whaaatt, I know), and had only seen HTML/CSS briefly in an introductory course freshman year (of which I retained nothing). What I did know, however, was that I needed to write. Being in engineering, I had little opportunity to write papers and, honestly, I kind of missed it. I was living by myself (like completely by myself) for the first time […]
Yesterday, a new page went live (as you can access here or at the bar above)! It’s all about making progress on my goals during this new year. The problem with resolutions is that many people don’t make them specific enough to be attainable or even measurable. When results aren’t immediate, most people lose confidence, feel less motivated, and basically give up. For example, take a common resolution to lose weight. Instead of making the goal “This year I want to lose weight,” change it to “This year I want to lose x pounds. I can make progress on this by making x change to my diet and doing this workout x times a week. I will measure my progress by hitting smaller milestones of losing x pounds each month.” See the difference? By making steps or mini goals for yourself, you’re more likely to stick with your resolution since […]
This is just a quick update for you! I am now on Bloglovin and would love it if you could follow Sweet Tea Epiphany! It will allow you to keep up with all of my posts as soon as they’re posted. You can also follow other great blogs and have all the updates in one place! It’s like Pinterest for blogs, specifically. There’s also an app, so you can keep up with us on the go! You can also click on the cute little heart with the rest of the social media icons in the top right corner to go to Sweet Tea Epiphany’s Bloglovin profile at any point. ~Let me know what you think and what blogs you follow!