Express Yourself

It has been one of those weeks where I sit down to write and spend a lot of time writing titles and then deleting them when I realize I don’t really want to write that post. I have fragments of ideas floating around in my head, but I can’t seem to get the words out.

Sometimes I have a blog post in my head as I’m walking or driving, but can’t get it right when I try to write it.

In therapy this week I was asked if I ever consider podcasting. I mentioned the attempt at podcasting I did on Anchor connected to the blog and how I didn’t like the sound of my voice. I talked about how I think I would be better in a situation where the podcast was something like me arguing with my brother about stuff. I don’t think I could convince him to do it.

We talked about video. I also don’t like the way I look in pictures or videos. But, I think there are some things that would work better on video. Short book reviews on Tik Tok, rants, etc. It was suggested I do a few videos knowing I never have to share them anywhere to see how it feels. I should have done that yesterday when I was home alone.

There are many ways to express yourself. I have generally done it through writing, but I think maybe I should consider branching out to see how it goes.


11 thoughts on “Express Yourself

  1. A fellow blogger of mine and I joined forces once to do something sports-related for his site’s podcast. I enjoyed it a lot – it was a good experience. I wouldn’t have an issue doing a video, but for me I like the freedom of being able to just focus in on what I am saying and how I am using my voice, and not having to worry about the additional piece of how I appear at any given time. You should definitely work with both audio and video on your own, and then decide what you like more.

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  2. Is there anybody else you could do a podcast with, if you don’t think you can convince your brother to do it with you? Like you, I find my voice not something I want to hear. I’m too self-conscious to try video myself, but you should give it a try. Nothing ventured, nothing gained (to be trite).

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