32 In Lifestyle

I Can’t Believe It…

OH… MY… GOSH… So it’s a lazy Saturday for me and I’ve been trying to be productive. I cleaned up a few things, worked some more on my blog, and got some new posts ready. I was watching the Party Of Five on Netflix when I was on my WordPress app and decided to check my blog stats…

If you read my What I Accomplished in 2017 and my Blog Goals for 2018 blog post, you would know my ultimate blog goal was to reach 10,000 pageviews in one month.

10,000 is a big deal in my head. When I first started my blog a year and a couple of months ago, I had no idea people would actually be interested in what I had to say.

I put so much work into my blog. And a lot of people will ask me how much money I make and I definitely don’t make that much. But it’s never been about the money for me, I love taking photos, coming up with blog post ideas, writing posts, answering comments, and designing graphics. I love being able to share my ideas and my take on things with similar people.

And when I looked at my blog stats for the month of february, my hand honestly covered my mouth because I was so suprised.

My blog hit 10,067 pageviews in the month on February…

HOLY MAN.

I have so many things that I want to say but I’ll just say this…

THANK YOU. Thank you to everyone who has supported me even though some people made me doubt myself and make me feel embarrased for having a blog. And you know what? I’m glad I didn’t listen to them in the end, because I have an amazing audience on my blog that cares what I have to say and keeps coming back for more of my rambling.

Thank you to everyone who read my posts and keep coming back for new posts every week. I couldn’t thank you all enough.

Thank you to everyone who has left a nice comment on my blog. Thank you to everyone who has told me that they love my blog and I should keep it up. Because those comments always make me even more sure that all my hard work is paying off.

And thank you to everyone who is reading this right now… through all these rambling words, because I can’t thank you enough.

And if you have big dreams to accomplish a passion of yours too; I would tell you to go for it. Because as I’ve recently really experienced, life is unexpected, and it can be short. As clichรฉ as it sounds, it’s true.

Don’t be afraid to do something because you are afraid of what other people might think.

It’s so crazy to think that I reached my goal for 2018 in the first month of 2018. It’s crazy how things work out.

So if you are a blogger, or maybe a YouTuber, or a writer, or anything else for that matter, my biggest piece of advice for you is: If you have a strong passion for something, and if you put in so much effort and hard work into something and it doesn’t feel like work, and you enjoy it. I would tell you the countless hours of your hard work and passion will pay off.

And if you dream big and work hard, you can achieve whatever you put your mind to.

Never stop dreaming.

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32 Comments

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    Buttercup
    03/02/2018 at 11:09 pm

    Congrats, girl! That’s SO amazing and you totally deserve it, your blog is A-MA-ZING!!

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    Emma
    03/02/2018 at 11:58 pm

    so so so incredibly proud of ou tay and happy for you!! youโ€™ve worked so hard, and it has definitely paid off! ๐Ÿ’˜ can not wait to see what the future has in store! โฃ๏ธโฃ๏ธ

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    Julia
    04/02/2018 at 12:18 am

    Congratulations on getting 10,000+ page views!! That’s huge! ๐Ÿ˜„ And, aw, what an inspiring post! *wipes away tear*

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    Hannah
    04/02/2018 at 12:28 am

    Aww congrats!

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    Keeley
    04/02/2018 at 1:44 am

    Oh my gosh girl! Congrats!!! I am so proud of all that you have accomplished and so excited for all that you have planned for your blog in the future ๐Ÿ˜˜

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      Taiya Maddison
      04/02/2018 at 1:47 am

      Thank you so much Keeley โค๏ธThat means so much to me ๐Ÿ’—โ˜บ๏ธ

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    Madison
    04/02/2018 at 2:35 am

    Congrats girl!

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    Katie Grace
    04/02/2018 at 5:40 am

    Preach it girl!! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ What you said about passions and hard work is SO true! And congrats on 10k views!! ๐ŸŽ‰
    โค๏ธKatie

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    Emma
    04/02/2018 at 8:52 am

    Congrats girl๐Ÿ™†โ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ™†โ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’•!Your blog is definitely so amazing and your hard work is very visible!Keep up the great work & you should totally share some tips for other bloggers!๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•
    Xo, Emma

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    Olivia @ Purely Olivia
    04/02/2018 at 7:21 pm

    Oh my gosh, congratulations!๐Ÿ’žYour blog is absolutely stunning, both the look of it and the quality of it! I can’t wait to see more of your blog, and I know it will continue to grow.

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      Taiya Maddison
      04/02/2018 at 7:23 pm

      That totally made my day ๐Ÿ’“Thank you SO much Olivia! โค๏ธ

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    JustSoElina
    05/02/2018 at 5:51 am

    Congratulations!! You derseve it girl! Your blog is amazing and i cannot wait where this year leads you and your blog <3

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      Taiya Maddison
      06/02/2018 at 6:43 am

      Aww you are too sweet! Thank you SO much! ๐Ÿ’ž

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    Ella Marie
    05/02/2018 at 8:18 pm

    OH MY GOSH CONGRATULATIONS TAIYA! That is absolutely amazing! I still remember your first few posts when your blog was on Wix. Even then I thought your blog was going to be amazing. And boy was I right! <3 *hugs* *high-fives*

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      Taiya Maddison
      06/02/2018 at 6:44 am

      Awww thanks Ella! It means so much to me that you loved my blog right from the beginning ๐Ÿ’—You have no idea how that must made my day โ˜บ๏ธโค๏ธ

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    Nabila
    06/02/2018 at 1:47 am

    AHHH CONGRATS TAIYA! That’s crazy!

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    My Blessing by Grace
    06/02/2018 at 1:58 pm

    Congratulations lovely!

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    Sarah
    07/02/2018 at 1:17 am

    Congrats! ๐Ÿ˜€

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    Carli
    07/02/2018 at 8:22 pm

    Congrats!! You definitely deserve all these views and more. You work so so hard on your blog posts and let me tell you, it’s soooo worth it. <3 I can't believe that I've been here since your first post on Wix….wow ๐Ÿ˜€

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      Taiya Maddison
      08/02/2018 at 2:51 pm

      Awww thanks Carli! You are the best, I canโ€™t believe youโ€™ve been reading my blog that long! ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿปโค๏ธ

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    Starling
    08/02/2018 at 4:25 am

    Oh my goodness this is BRILLIANT! Congratulations, Taiya! You deserve it! ๐Ÿ˜€

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    Reha
    14/03/2018 at 9:42 pm

    Well done Taiya! I was wondering if you had any tips for getting a successful wordpress blog. I switched from Wix and I was hoping that you would have recommendations…
    Thank you! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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