How To Be A Blogger In The Spring

This week it officially became spring. You’ve probably heard this from a million other bloggers by now, but hopefully, you’re not bored of the spring-talk already… Spring is my favourite time of year. March, April and May are the gems of the year. It’s mild, sunny and the flowers have bloomed, productivity is high…

Why It’s So Hard to be Original When There’…

Well, shit. We’re talking about it, ain’t we? We’ve all noticed it, we all – consciously or not – support it and at the same time, we all complain about it. The ‘it’ we’re discussing is the cookie cutter formula to online success, it’s lack of originality and it’s a conversation we’ve…

Facing The Fear of Self-Portraits

There is a certain allure to keeping your face off Instagram and being a bit of an aloof, mystery blogger, don’t you think? With the allure, however, comes the very real fact that the longer you put off getting your face out there, the scarier it becomes. This conundrum is true…

The New Hashtags On The (Instagram) Block

Following hashtags is fast becoming my new favourite thing to do on Instagram. The new feature of following your favourite hashtags was introduced at the end of last year, and it’s allowing us all to really explore what Instagram has to offer, keep tabs on trends and movements that inspire us all…

Is This The Best Way To Beat Writer’s Block?

When you experience writer’s block, finding an excuse as to why all those writer’s block tips won’t work becomes your new mastermind skill. That is if you can even compare writer’s block to blogger’s block because even though it’s the same struggle of getting words on a page, it seems surprising that it could be difficult…

Thoughts That Are Helping Me Deal With The Green-Eyed Monster

Normal days are great, aren’t they? In hindsight, normal days that are predictable and mundane and easy-to-get-through are a literal breeze. The abnormal days sneak up on us. They strike when we’re on autopilot, just getting on and getting by with those stumbling thoughts buried under mountains of to-dos and to-go. Spending last…

A Day in the Life: Blue Monday

Apparently, it’s Blue Monday today and Blue Monday is meant to be the saddest day of the year. We’re all skint from Christmas, we’re all still carrying those festive pounds and the weather is (probably) pretty damn gloomy. It doesn’t all have to be bad though, does it? Even with no tricks…