Simple: I thought I wouldn't have anything to say, and would have to come up with weekly topics and then think of something IMPORTANT to say about those topics. It seemed tedious. I don't like to tell people what they should do (including my children; I want them to know magically what they should do, and then do it without being asked). The whole idea behind my work is that I make customized solutions, and that my clients are the ones who make the decisions. I'm there to make suggestions and to be a source of ideas, not to dictate.
I also thought blogging would take too much time, and it would be another thing to add to my ridiculously long to-do list and then feel bad about not checking off at the end of the day. And really -- do ANY of us need more on our to-do lists? (No. But we ALL need a to-do list. Which is a whole different post.)
Does any of this sound familiar? We put off tasks because they are going to be hard, or boring, or we don't see the point of doing them at all. Sometimes that's a good thing. If there is no point, why do it?
But now I actually DO have things to say. I've had all sorts of ideas recently and thought, "I should write about those." And Facebook posts just aren't cutting it anymore. (Sorry, Facebook, but if you only show posts to a small percentage of my followers, you're not going to be my go-to social media anymore. I loved you once, but you've changed.)
So a blog becomes a good place to share ideas and thoughts with you. I can share my organizing failures (yep, I have plenty of those!) and successes. Tools that might work for you. New strategies for keeping life simple and streamlined. And I can do it in a format that makes sense. Maybe this isn't a sad story of procrastination. Maybe this is about needs being met. I have stuff (the thoughts in my head) and I need a place to put them.
As for that original problem of having to come up with weekly topics -- who says those are the rules? I'll write a blog post when I have something to say, and otherwise I won't. (You're welcome.)