At least we say that we’re not. Not very much, anyway…
The poll is closed now. Seventeen readers took part. Here are the results:
- 41% of you answered that blogging was slightly stressful.
- 36% of you answered that blogging is either not at all stressful, or is a stress reliever.
- 18% of you answered that blogging is moderately stressful.
- 6% (or one of you) find blogging to be so stressful that it “affects my physical and/or mental well-being.”
By the way, I didn’t take the survey. I feel it’s only fair to share my answer now. I would have answered that I find blogging to be slightly stressful. That’s because spending too much time blogging (and there’s always a temptation to spend too much time blogging) takes time away from my other responsibilities.
Watching the results come in for the survey was interesting. It was as though we are afraid to admit that something we love so much, blogging, might cause us a little stress.
The first votes that came in were almost unanimously against blogging as a cause of stress. As time went by, however, I watched the votes creep up the chart. First someone admitted that blogging might be slightly stressful, and a few other voters followed. Then someone else admitted that blogging might be moderately stressful for them, and a few others followed.
Feel free to leave your own comments about stress.
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