WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011
Friday, June 24, 2011
Guest Post - To Change Or Stay The Same
I'm so excited to have my long-time blog friend The Girl In Oslo do this guest post for me! She was one of the very first people to follow and comment on my first blog, and she's taught me a lot about blogging as well. She runs one of the most interesting blogs around (in my opinion) and we're also doing a joint blogging project together. If you haven't visited her blog before, be sure to do that, you're in for a treat!
These are some of her thoughts and advice on what to do if you feel like you're stuck in a rut:)
Greetings from Oslo:)
For all of you that do not know me. I am a 32 year old female blogger from the gorgeous city of Oslo.
This post was written at a coffee shop called Gamle Major @ Majorstuen inspiration can come in many forms, and at different times during the day.
When it comes you need to use it, and not let it slip through your fingers, TRUST ME!
You may not see it for a while....:)Not really GOOD creative energy....
No on to the real topic for this post:!
To change or stay the same?
Are you one of those people who never try anything new, but always stay on the same boring path?
My so called life...(I used to love that show)
You might have stayed on the same idea/topic for your life for far to long, and are in desperate need of a change?
The world is passing you by,and you have not even left the station...?
Does this sound familiar?
Let it go, and breath...I know just what you are feeling.
I am right there with you, and it is something this girl for one really wants to do something about:)
My "problem" however have never been that I miss initiative or guts...my "issue" is the case of having to many balls in the air at the same time...
The problem is that I never get the chance to really feel what I want or listen to that inner voice that says ....breath...stop girl and breath:)
What is is that feels right for you?
I am a big YES girl, and do not say enough NO to the people around me.
That is why "the girl in Oslo" a few days ago (as I was on my regular walk home from work)decided to say more yes to that inner voice, and my plan for summer will be:
1. Start running more/join a running group, and in time start a photo course:)
I need to know more people with the same interests as myself...
The last thing (and I have already blogged about it) will be to join a reading circle.
The first meeting is in September, and the read will be a book called "Blond".
Book review coming:)
Thank you Nanne for this chance to share my thoughts on your blog.
Have a great day to everyone:)
- The girl in Oslo -
Why did you start your blog and what inspired you?
My blog started in March 2009. It started as a very little project but has changed, and grown a lot over time. From being just a little blog that was all over the place! I used to post about everything that was interesting...without any real plan.
It now has three main focuses: - Book reviews from authors...that contact me per mail/plus the books I read myself...- Music reviews, and my own photos from Oslo.- It is supposed to be a guide to Oslo...with a bit of a twist...Thats my business idea, and one day I will make money from it...
Why do I concentrate on these four things.. you may ask? The reason is that I truly believe the way to success is doing something you are REALLY good at. And these four things have always been a hobby on a small/large scale through my life.
As my followers/hits have increased I have become more and more concerned about quality posts/layout. Thats why this weekend I asked a friend for some advice on the layout...got an honest opinion, and from there changed everything.
Now here comes the personal reason why I blog...ready for it???? ITS FUN!:) haha :)
And I have found something that I am really good at, and the world of New Social Media is such an interesting world to me..You can build your entire business online using free marketing tools...The online world is so full of new ways to make money...that we have only seen top of the iceberg...And women are in the forefront!
The Girl in Oslo. http://www.girlaboutoslo.com/
Thank you to Girl in Oslo.
From The Naked Soul Radio Show - DJ Myles.
From The Naked Soul Radio Show - DJ Myles.
This is a first of a series of new categories for my blog.. There are some topics which do not relate directly to music that I’d like to write about and have been reluctant to do so … so far. So I’m taking the plunge here in the hope that you’ll find them interesting and that as these posts grow in number, they won’t seem out of place on the rest of my site.
One of my daily reads is a blog written by “The Girl In Oslo”. The blog features articles on life, inspiration, music and photography amongst other content. There is an artistic quality to the site which is strengthened by the fact that the Girl is incognito; you’re reading about someones life and experience without actually knowing their identity. Quite unusual and very intriguing.
In some way, I also personally feel a connection to the Geography … I spent a lot of time travelling to Nordic Countries with my job. Despite jetting into Oslo several times and travelling to various locations in the Country, I never really got the chance to explore as my days were filled with Airports, Offices and Taxi rides. I have always vowed to return and see more of what I felt I had been missing. Perhaps The Girl in Oslo is helping to fill the gap for me?
Head across to The Girl in Oslo to check out the blog for yourself. There’s a growing tips section for bloggers there, which I’ve learned a lot from. The Girl also has some cool friends on her space to check out too.
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