Hi! 👋 I’m Jessa.

I blog daily about life, work, and the future.

Gets easier to show up every day

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If you’ve been wondering how I come up with something to write every day, I can tell that it felt dreadful as I started out.

What should I write about today?

Do I have the right words to say?

Will anybody read at all?

Sure, we write so that somebody reads it.

But what I learned from writing in a blog is this: you could be writing for someone in the future.

Maybe no one would read it today or in the next few weeks. But eventually, somebody somewhere will see one of your works, and then they will check your blog and discover all your other works. And they will never see your other works if you never keep showing up as often as you can. And showing up over the long haul is what Seth Godin keeps telling us about the long tail.

So yes, I am here (or intend to be here) for the long haul.

It doesn’t matter if nobody is going to read this today. Not that I don’t care. I do care. That’s why I am writing this as if somebody would.

But I won’t feel bad if nobody reads it right away. Because I am not only writing for today. I am also writing for the future too.

And this mindset makes it easier for me to show up every day.