When I first started blogging, I knew I wanted to have some sort of purpose – so regardless of whether my purpose is to entertain or educate, I envisioned my readers to feel full and at their best selves always.
A year of blogging later, however, I felt stagnant. I felt like even though I was still posting, I was not reaching all spectra of this global platform I once sought. As a blogger, I’ve attended some conferences but always felt like I was only connecting naturally to others around my age.
While it wasn’t intentional, it always felt that way and in a sense, I felt like I was stripped of a whole another world – the world beyond millennials. Who are the faces behind the other blogs? How can I interact with them? That’s when I came across Bridging the Gap, a campaign ignited by Catherine O’Grace alongside her fabulous team aimed towards just that, bridging the gap between millennial and midlife bloggers. Each millennial and midlife blogger were paired up to listen to one another, connect, and inspire others to follow suit.
When I was first paired up with Mukta of Blogtrendz, I was ecstatic because I finally had the opportunity to connect with someone outside of my usual scope. While the aesthetics of her blog and Instagram completely blew me away, it was through our meaningful conversation via Skype where I felt a real connection with her.