On taking a break

I was going to take a break from blogging because I thought I should just be writing for myself instead of blogging to make a personal statement. It’s hard to be completely honest when you know you have an audience, but I’ve changed my mind.

People told me they are inspired by my words. I should be writing for these people, people who love my writing and gain strength from my words. I need to continue writing so these people would know it’s okay to be a non-conformist, to follow their own conscience, to not let anyone walk all over them, to be okay being a loner, and to go after their dreams.

I should focus on the positive impact I’m making to the world instead of giving up on what I love because of how haters will continue hating me.

I’ll be back.


About Nicky

Nicky English is a journalist, an educator, a podcaster, a couch potato, a dreamer, and a child at heart. Learning is her passion, so is the English language, which she believes is the tool to unlock the door of knowledge. Born in Hong Kong, she received intensive writing training at The University of Iowa, where she double-majored in journalism and political science. Apart from the Hawkeye State, she’s lived in Chicago and Philadelphia. When she was a guest student at Georgetown University, she fell in love with Washington, D.C. She also has a Master of Arts in Communication. A little side note—she cannot imagine a world without her Mac and iDevices. Like many crazy ones, she hopes to change the world one day at a time.
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