Almost every time I sit down to write one of my posts, there’s a voice in my head telling me there’s no point. It doesn’t make a difference.
And maybe that’s true.
But recently, another voice replied.
“If one person…”
The rest of the sentence is irrelevant.
The point is that actions – no matter how small – have effects. If one person reads something I wrote and has a better day because of it, then oh my god I’m glad I did it.
Stop measuring the worthiness of your actions with the bullshit metrics of publicly traded Silicon Valley corporations.
Measure it in terms of whether or not you tried to make one person’s day better, and see the whole endeavour as a success if you even bother to try.