Identity construction is an obvious function of blogging, given that it revolves around user's habitual self-disclosure and self-presentation. Prevailing blogging scholarship has identified self-disclosure, that is, the voluntary provision of personal information about one's thoughts, feelings, experiences, and/or needs, as a core practice in personal journal-type blogging. Further, despite persistent evidence of the community-building function of blogging and its ensuing psychological benefits cautions against the seductiveness of new communication technologies which, she says, threaten to deteriorate the quality of our interpersonal relationships in a range of settings. Lastly, psychological empowerment, another indicator of well-being, has often been touted as the ultimate benefit of blogging. In a study of female blogger's in particular, Stavrositu and Sundar found that specific user motivations for personal journal-type blogging activate blogger's perceived sense of community to ultimately imbue users with a deep sense of psychological empowerment.