Non-Posting Guilt

I used to start a lot of posts with, “Sorry it’s been so long since I posted anything.” Sound familiar? When you make a habit of posting regularly, and then you miss a few days or weeks (or longer), I’ve found that there’s sometimes a weird combination of guilt and obligation that somehow makes it harder to get back into the swing of things. Eventually I realized I didn’t need to apologize, that I can post whenever I want to my blog and if there’s an unscheduled hiatus it’s really not a big deal. Since then I’ve been much happier!

How about you — have you ever felt guilty for not posting? If so, what helps you break the cycle?