3 Reason Why You Don’t Need Social Media

“Distracted from distraction by distraction” ~ T.S. Eliot. At some point towards the end of 2017, you came to the realisation that social media was slowly becoming an issue for you. You used these platforms every single day without fail and to be completely honest, you weren’t using them in a healthy way. Do you agree?

And So It Begins…

“Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self." ~ Cyril Connolly. On the last day of 2017 you were rampaging through your room at 2:00am after reading the post you wrote about re-reading your old posts. In your search, you were looking for something you wrote a long time ago, way before this little blog of yours was born. Do you remember what that was?

The Start of Something New…

“For last year's words belong to last year's language. And next year's words await another voice.” ~ T.S. Eliot. The start of a new year brings this unexplainable feeling of wanting to do things differently, don't you think? It creates this need to leave your past behaviour behind and adapt new ones that will make this new year different from the last. I hate to admit it but I’ve fallen into the spell of "new year new me". Well sort of…

What Is Holding You Back?

“It’s not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It’s because we dare not venture that they are difficult.” ~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca. When I started this blog I knew what I wanted out of it. I knew the type of content and communication I wanted to have.

Who Are You Writing For?

Somehow, we'll find it. The balance between whom we wish to be and whom we need to be. But for now, we simply have to be satisfied with who we are.” ~ Brandon Sanderson. It may be narcissistic to use myself as my ideal reader but the truth is I am writing for myself. And as I write for myself, I’m also writing for people like me.

Blog Nomination | Liebster Award

“What you do after you create your content is what truly counts..” ~ Gary Vaynerchuk. Thank you so much to Sarah for this nomination. This is my second award nomination since starting Lyd on Life and believe it’s such an amazing concept. It not only helps fairly new bloggers slowly find their feet, it also introduces you to so many other bloggers. I’m falling in love with the blogging community more and more.

You Have To Start Somewhere

“The beginning is always NOW.” Roy T. Bennett. Finding a camera is not as easy as I thought. There are so many options, specifications and technical jargon that I do not understand. But, after a few days of rigorous research in PC World and a huge thank you to this handy camera comparison website, I’ve finally narrowed it down to these 3 cameras...