Write Like No One Is Reading

by Manal Ghosain on October 30, 2014


“You’ve got to sing like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ll never get hurt. You’ve got to dance like nobody’s watchin’. It’s gotta come from the heart if you want it to work.” ~ Come from the Heart by Susanna Clark and Richard Leigh

I’m sure you’ve heard the quote above or a variation of it. These are words to live by—if we can.

Today I’m adding:

Write like no one is reading, create like no one cares, and do whatever you’d love to do like you’ve never failed before.

I’ll focus on writing, but the idea can apply to anything.

The thought of writing just for oneself is a fine one—if I’m writing in a private diary. But when the writing is published for the whole world to see, can we apply the same principle?

This month marks the fifth anniversary of creating ONE WITH NOW. I’ve been writing and sharing on this platform for five years, and published more than 260 articles so far.

Five years is a big deal that’s worthy of reflection and examination. Was it worth it?

The purposes of this article is to share a few thoughts and impressions about putting yourself out there for the whole world to see (and possibly judge).

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