NOTTING HILL, LONDON
I did a post on my most frequently asked questions a little while back, but with another year comes another string of questions that I get almost on a weekly basis – so I decided to bunch them all up and answer them in this post! Mostly touching on what I “do” and how I balance everything. This will be my last post until Christmas and then I’ll be doing 6 roundup posts over 6 days leading up the New Year. I did this last year and it was pretty popular so I decided to bring it back and add on one extra day!
HOLLAND PARK, LONDON
Blogging. I feel like it’s something you will only really truly understand if it’s a world you’re part of. It takes up a lot of time, takes some money, and there’s no right way to go about it. There’s no one telling you what to do, there’s no homework, no projects… it’s yours, you have your name on it and everyone runs along their own path. Depending on who I’m chatting to – some people know me primarily as a girl that works in Finance, and others know me as the girl that blogs; for the former, Skylish is really only “that blogging thing” I do, and what really defines me in their eyes is what I can do in the office. But the realities are, that blogging isn’t easy, let alone juggling it with an intense job. You find yourself concerned about things that otherwise would never matter – like Instagram’s algorithm – because it all rolls into the overall ball of “your brand” and it all has a impact on your blog. It’s so easy sometimes to lose motivation and feel like what you’re doing is a waste of time, and I had one of these moments this week – a “what’s the point?” moment. However I’m usually able to pick myself up and kick some motivation back into myself in a few simple ways…