Monday, 6 September 2010

A Day in the Life: Where I am now


Dearest Devotees,

I could make tons of excuses for not posting for the past couple of weeks and not informing that I wasn't going to be. The thing is that at the end of the day they would all be just that... excuses. I am sorry that a year in I haven't established some sort of blogging routine yet, but this is because this blog really is an extension of myself. When I write here, I give you all a glance into my mind and soul, and I pour myself into each and every post. That's why when I burnt myself out during summer school ( I know, it was too much school) I just needed to stop doing stuff. I sort of took a forced digital sabbatical because where I went, I had no access internet through my mac for 3 weeks! I did blog a little while there because I was able to convince someone else to let me use their computer a little, but the connection was really slow so I had to stay up really late (think 3 am) to blog. Eventually, I just couldn't do it anymore, and spent the rest of the time just hanging out with my siblings and parents, playing the Sims 3 on my Mac and reading amazing books like Mistaken Identity.

I also decided to take some time to re-evaluate myself and have discovered that I have changed so much over the past year, I have outgrown a lot of the things that used to define me. The original plan I had for this blog no longer suits the person I am today. When I first started I thought I would be mostly a fashion blogger with some lifestyle tips thrown into the mix, but I've realised that I see and enjoy fashion more as art and as form of self-expression through personal style. I am only interested in trends in so much as they tell me about large groups of people and enable me to understand them better through their clothes (Costume Analysis). So fashion on this blog is going to be mostly about personal style, design and fashion as a form of costuming. Also, this blog is going to continue being mostly focused on the creative lifestyle and artful living. I am really interested in lifestyle design right now, and I would love to share with you guys all the ideas I have on living life more creatively.

I will do this by writing about different subgroups of people who follow their dreams with total abandon. I will show you how to incorporate art into your daily lives and how to find inspiration everywhere. I will help you find your muse, and develop and sustain a relationship with her. I will help you see find mentors and role models, people who have been there and show you that it can be done. I will help you to gain understanding of yourself and of those around you so that you have a better grasp of human emotion for your art as well as for your relationships with people. My aim is to help you live life more fully because I've realised that having a bunch of things and a long list of abstract achievements do not make a full life. In the end it is the people you meet, the experiences you have and the relationships you build that give you true happiness.

I know it sounds like I have it all figured out, but I don't. I will be the first person to admit I don't know it all. However, I am extremely willing to devote myself to seeking the answers to every question I encounter. I want to know more and I promise that as I learn more. So really if you think about it I am taking this journey with you.

I am writing for all you lovely creative and artistic people striving to live a life full of inspiration.
This is my purpose.

Love you all and Stay inspired,



P.S. So let me know what you think. Are there any topics related to artistic living that you would like me to explore? Feel free to let me know what you think in the comments below.

8 comments:

lauren said...

Love the new and invented you:-) Keep the blog posts coming girly!!!!!

Jeff King said...

Glad to have you posting again... I understand about not posting regularly, I only post when I need help or something is really bothering me. So write when you want, and about whatever you want and I’ll be here to read it.

Thx

E.L. said...

I think we all need some time off from 'blogging'..and I think you are on the right start. Wishing you the best on all your creativity.

meg said...

I'm hoping you get some rest. I'm sure you have so much to get to with school and life. Great update.

Zmaga said...

Gosh! Don't freak me out like this again, I thought you were going to abandon the great blog you've got here. I am looking forward to these posts of new you :)

ellie said...

I love your update. All the best on what you do.

Destined For Now said...

You sure sound like you have it figured out and if you have half of that confidence I'm sure you'll be fine. We're all waiting to see more of your lovely work (no matter the direction). Good luck!

Krissy ♥ said...

Can't wait to see where you go with the blog! I'm sure whatever you do it will be amazing. <3

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