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Welcome to the world of blogging, you might say enthusiastically to a new blogger. Whether you have had your blog one month, one year, or longer, it is an experience unlike any other. Enjoy friendships, a sense of community, and learn from all you read in a range of posts, from home improvement to author interviews. Here are inspirational blog posts I’ve had the pleasure of reading this past week. I hope you enjoy at least one of them.

Inspiring reads from bloggers

Reads that inspire, from around the blogging community. Pixabay, CC0 Public Domain.

The Beauty of the Japanese Language

There are some words in other languages simply do not have an equivalent in English. In the post 10 Most Beautiful Words – Japanese, Noopurjha introduces us to some of them. The visually attractive post is one to savor if you are a language-lover like me. One of the ten listed words is Ikigai, which means the reason for existing.

Tips on Having “The Talk” with Your Child

If your child is entering puberty, then it might be time to have the talk about the changes they’re experiencing with their bodies and about sex. In The Beginning of “THE TALK” Wraem Sanders writing about her conversations with her son about girls. She includes useful advice for parents entering into the same kind of talks with their kids.

Does a Loved One Have an Invisible Illness?

On Terri’s powerful blog called Reclaiming Hope, she recently blogs about spotting the clues of invisible illnesses in family members and friends. While they may not overtly tell you about a mental health issue, there are still signs to look for, explains Terri. The list of what to look out for, including a change in appetite, is a helpful one.

A Woman’s Imperfect Perfections

This poem on Undefined is about not only accepting ourselves and each other for our imperfections but expressing love all the more for them. These imperfect features are beautiful and unique ~ they make us who we are. The descriptions of women in this poem are well-written.

HIIT Workout for Beginners

Thanks to the Memoallure blog for bringing us a kick-butt workout. Sometimes we need a boost in the fitness department, right?! This post offers a beginner-level HIIT (High-Intensity-Interval-Training) workout. Let’s work up a sweat and feel all the better for it after the exercise!

Doing Away with Regrets

“Life is too short to live in regret of what cannot ever change, no matter how much we wish we could…” writes RoseRecoveryThoughts. The blog post on regrets is a powerful, genuine one about coming to terms with mistakes we’ve made and taking control of what we have the power to change now in the present day.

First Aid Guide for Burn Victims

Contact with a heat source can lead to burns, and there’s much to learn about how to treat a burn injury. Nafisah Nuhu-Koko provides us with a comprehensive guide to assessing burns and treating them. This valuable information can be a good resource for anyone; it is easy to read and reference. The next time you or someone around you has a burn emergency, you’ll be able to respond properly.



  1. mysticwriter2002 September 29, 2017

    Miss.oxford spare some time for me and give me advice for my poems 😭

    1. Christy B October 4, 2017

      It was great to catch up with your poems today :)

    2. mysticwriter2002 October 4, 2017


  2. wraemsanders September 29, 2017

    Thanks for featuring me!

  3. undefined66 September 29, 2017

    Thanks for the shout out here.. I am undefined not unrefined but all good and thank you!

    1. Christy B October 4, 2017

      I fixed the typo and thanks for correcting me about it! My pleasure to feature you here

  4. Natalie Ducey September 29, 2017

    Thanks, Christy! :)

  5. Annika Perry September 29, 2017

    Christy, a lovely selection to browse through…I’ve heard about HIT but really nice idea what it consists of, so look forward to looking at that later and also relaxing with the poem. I headed straight to the Japanese words – these are terrific!! This will go up on my wall – the words sounds beautiful and just perfect; loved the one for books bought and left to pile up on shelves in bedside tables….tsundoku! 😀😀

    1. Christy B October 4, 2017

      Oh YES re the Japanese words post, Annika. I sense we both love language deeply. Hugs :) <3

  6. dailycupofwomen September 29, 2017

    Thanks for sharing Christy, love the poem :)

    1. Christy B October 4, 2017

      So glad you read the poem and enjoyed it!

  7. Eliza Waters September 29, 2017

    Great line-up, Christy!

  8. Author: Sadaf Siddiqi September 30, 2017

    Great poem

  9. Sageleaf September 30, 2017

    Such fun names to these blogs and a great lineup here. Thank you for sharing these inspirations!

    1. Christy B October 4, 2017

      I’m so pleased you enjoyed the shares, C! Sending love <3

  10. NafisahNK April 25, 2018

    You are awesome Christy, thank you so much :)

    1. Christy B July 13, 2018

      Thanks for such a great comment! I hope your weekend is wonderful :)

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