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Three years ago today: 20 Truths About Blogging.

Still as true today as they were three years ago!  Originally posted on May 21, 2015 In my 8 months of blogging I’ve learned a few things. Here are 20 of them. 1. Nothing is too personal to write publicly … Continue reading

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How to retain your blog’s traffic when you aren’t writing new content.

If you’ve been around a while, you probably noticed I post a lot less frequently.  During my first two or three years as a blogger, I posted at least one new post a day, and sometimes several a day.   Now … Continue reading

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16 kinds of bloggers: which one are you?

Originally posted on September 25, 2015 There are as many types of bloggers as there are blogs. Here I’m going to describe the 16 different types of bloggers I’ve encountered. Which one are you? 1. The Self-Therapist. I began my … Continue reading

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20 ways to lose followers.

Originally posted on Lucky Otters Haven:
As a blogger, I admit I’m guilty of doing some of these things myself.  So I’m writing this  post as a reminder to myself to stop doing these things, and hope other bloggers can…

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Why do people read (and comment on) blogs they don’t like?

This is going to be a pretty short post.   Someone who I won’t name had been commenting frequently on my political posts, and their views are almost the polar opposite of mine.   I can’t say this person is exactly a … Continue reading

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Lazy day.

It’s gorgeous outside today (though unseasonably hot) but for some reason I have no energy at all.  It’s not lack of sleep, since I slept for about 11 hours and woke up late.   I’m too tired to even go … Continue reading

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Lucky Otters Haven is 3 years old!

Hard to believe, but it is!   Last year, on its second anniversary, I wrote a big two-part post describing all the ways this blog has changed, and posted photos (taken from Wayback Machine) of its evolution.   I’ve changed … Continue reading

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Changed my profile.

My blog has changed since I started it almost three years ago.   Although I still write about narcissistic abuse, I’ve expanded from my personal experience of it to the national experience of it under the new president. I also … Continue reading

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Blogging is not for pussies.

Originally posted on April 1, 2015 Don’t be a pussy. Anyone who blogs about a sensitive topic, especially one that focuses on mental health issues (religion and politics would be up there too), is bound to run into haters and … Continue reading

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What to do the next time you can’t think of what to blog about.

Originally posted on Lucky Otters Haven:
Take a nap. It works for me about 90% of the time. Usually I wake up with at least one great idea for a blog post. When I got home from work tonight, I…

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