Why I Blog & How To Stay Motivated

@wjprather on Twitter wants to know what my ‘why’ is and how I’m able to stay motivated. I’m going to tell you why I blog and the best ways to stay motivated even on the days you don’t feel like it.


  • I wanted to figure out a way to make a living off of being myself.
  • It was important for me to show others how to do the same.
  • I believe that every single person can make a living off of what they love to do.


  • My husband & daughter are the ones who motivate me. They are the reason I made the decision to work harder than the average person.
  • Having the luxury to not go to a 9-5 and having the ability to spend time with my family.
  • The possibility of creating the situation where my husband can quit his 9 to 5, and we can take Maizah to school daily.
  • The ability to make my wildest dreams come true.

The Mattieologie podcast (formerly #AskMattie) is posted Monday thru Friday. If you have a question for me on style, life or blogging, send your name, URL & city + your question to [email protected]. Listen below or subscribe on iTunes.

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