Blogging: How Do You Stay Motivated?

motivation, inspiration, advice, fashion, style, blogger

location, notting hill, 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…

Nov 12 2017 at 8:33 pm   ·   Advice, Chatty

How to Get Out of a Funk

fashion, blogger, motivation, inspiration, funk

This week I was in a serious funk. I would wake up in a bad mood, go to bed in a bad mood, and I’d even be dreaming about all the things that were stressing me out. I know it was bad because even when Friday and pay day both fell on the same day – I still felt like there was a dark cloud hanging over me. It’s just one of those things – and we all experience it – I was in a stone cold funk and permanent bad mood. The question is – when we get into funks like this, get stuck in our head and are unable to even crack a smile for days on end, what do we do?

Sep 23 2017 at 10:48 pm   ·   Advice, Chatty