My ‘Why’ for Blogging – The powerful tool that is the written word & how it can be used for good!

One of my reasons for wanting to set up a blog is the freedom to choose and write about real issues that I face without a limit on expressing my own personal opinions, in order to report in an unbiased way.

Whether its a new smoothie recipe I’ve tried or a review of an event I’ve attended – I want it to be honest with a dash of my humour thrown in for fun!

Starting this blog has just threw more axelerant onto the burning flame deep inside of me for the writer I used to be. I started writing poetry and playscripts in my teenage years and continued throughout my 20’s, including being published in a couple of magazines.

Yet, somehow in these four years since turning 30 I haven’t written that much and instead I say it all in my head without getting it all out onto paper or screen. It was something I needed to change!

my why for blogging by Helen's Journey Blog. The powerful tool that is the written word and how it can be used for good

“For me it isn’t just a hobby or pastime, it is a form of therapy and release” ~ Helen’s Journey

The therapeutic power of writing!

Getting my fingers typing again just reminded me how much I’ve used written word as a way to deal with feelings, situations and as a release of emotional tension/turmoil. I want more and more people at any age in life to discover writing as this constructive method of dealing with emotions and different situations in life and how they make you feel.

How the written word can be used for good causes and positive outcomes:

How different would the younger generation be if they all learnt how to release feelings through written word?

Rather than a public rant on a Facebook status when in a vulnerable state & sometimes opening yourself up for other people’s unhelpful or hurtful opinions – what about diary entries, poems, raps, song lyrics, stage plays, film scripts etc?

More of these forms of writing and less suicide notes, is a prayer for our younger generations not only held by myself but for most people. If reading your words could change this, change people’s perceptions and views for the better – then It would be a waste not to share your words. As our words can hold power for change!

I can’t think of a better way to give a portrayal of true life than regular blogs by someone talking about their life, the real issues they face and their views of the world they live in (rather than the world as it’s portrayed by the Media and Politicians, which is restricted by reigns of big bosses and political pulls – but that’s for another blog! 😉)

Therefore, this blog is a perfect way for me to let my hands freely type, as life unfolds, as the issues on my heart churn away and as the clogs in my brain naturally turn! So, I better get blogging to keep track of this enlightening journey of life…

Why not read about the start of my blogging journey here: WELCOME TO HELEN’S JOURNEY – HERE IS HOW IT ALL BEGAN…

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20 thoughts on “My ‘Why’ for Blogging – The powerful tool that is the written word & how it can be used for good!

  1. Adine @ Average To Awesome says:

    I think that’s a great ‘why’! And it’s also a great way – at least, that’s how I feel – to process your thoughts. If I write about something, I’m often thinking about it more, and do more with it. It really stimulates growth, and by sharing it with others, it can help them with the same process as well!

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