Monday, 15 October 2012

It's got to be 'Yes!'



Found on Pinterest!

So, a little post today. I'm sure many of you already have but just in case, you haven't then I want to urge you all to read a couple of posts by two other lovely bloggers.

I read this post by Zoe about a month ago, 'Just Say Yes' and this one from Lisette 'My 2012 half year to-do list' around the same time and I'm sure both of these posts have just given me that little push to make a bit more of life and do the things that I'm always thinking about but not actually doing.

Partly inspired by L and M from the C.S.I Beauty Blog and their 101 lists, I already had a list of what I wanted from 2012. Unfortunately come September and 3/4 of the way in to the year, virtually nothing was crossed off and then I read Zoe and Lisettes' posts and realised there was no reason to write off 2012 yet.


Found on Pinterest!
 
Since then I have . . .



* Had a small tattoo (or three teeny ones, to be precise)
* Had micropigmentation (semi-permanent make up!)
* Signed up for the London Marathon
* Thrown myself and my heart in to the blogging community and found some of you lovely lot, *waves* :))
* Completed a course of hypnosis sessions, aimed at giving me a little more zest, confidence and get up+go
* Oh and not forgetting, the Crayola "Masterpiece" (ahem, I might have another go) I've just created Milly style (see her post here).



I'm not sure how many of these things I actually would have bothered to see through if it hadn't been for the inspiration Lisette and Zoe served in their fantastic posts. They may only be little things but they've all made me smile and y'know when it comes down to it, you can't want much more from life then happy moments. :)

So if anyone wants a little shove in to living life again then I can not recommend a read of their posts enough. Just imagine what the future could hold!!!


By Claire Smillie of Creativity Rocks You can check her beautiful portfolio out and find stockists here (iphone covers, unique cushions, prints and more. )

What do you want to do, see, buy(!) right now? Hope your week has started well. Until next time . . .
 
X

12 comments:

Laura said...

you've really inspired me actually!
i saw zoe's post a while back but its yours that's really made me think about it.
so thank you!
nd naturally, i'm now following, as my favourite kind of blogs are those which i find inspiring.
you also seem really lovely in the way you come across through your blog, please pop over for a chat sometime, you just seem so nice and i'd love to speak to you, so yeah.
hope to hear from you soon,
laura xx

http://ilikecrayonsxo.blogspot.co.uk/

Essjay23x said...

@Laura
Thank you so soo much for your lovely words, I've spent the last half hour trying to think of a reply as sweet but I can't but just know your comment means a lot and one I'm gonna remember for a while. :)
I'm so pleased you enjoyed my post and are my newest follower. Look forward to getting to know you and catching up on your blog posts. Only a good blogger could write a comment as sweet as the one you left. Have a fantastic week, Laura! xxx

Daisy Quijada said...

Great BLOG! I love the phrase collect moments, not things! LOL

Btw, im now following you. I discovered you at Beauty Bloggers Club Hop!
Hope you folloe back! Mwaaaah

xoxo

epitomeoffeminineallure.blogspot.com

Essjay23x said...

@Daisy Quijada
Thank you! I've just been admiring your jewellery picks :)
I know, even though it is contrary to about 99% of my blog content, I love that quote and deep down, know it probably rings pretty true!!! Thanks for 'hopping' on to my little blog. xx

Sophie said...

what an amazing post! So inspiring! And love Zoe's blog too! Used to work with her and have been reading her blog ever since! Love your blog, and the crayola masterpiece!! xxx

Essjay23x said...

@Sophie
Thank you for your lovely comment and yes, I love Zoe's style ( her words and fashion) and have been inspired to buy, act and even blog more then once as a direct result of something she posts. Fantastic enabler : )

kingeryt2 said...

Excellent post! Good luck with your marathon. It sounds like you have already accomplished a lot. I am feeling inspired by ou and may put together my own list.

Please check out my blog and subscribe if you like it:

http://thelifeofyouraveragetwenty-something.blogspot.com/

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Nicole Moseley said...

this is really impressive youve achieved so much, id really like to do lots of things similar to what youve done...maybe I should make my own list!
Lovely blog- now following! :)
Nicole
xox

http://ramblingbeauty-nicolelou.blogspot.co.uk/

Essjay23x said...

@kingeryt2
Thank you! Yes, you've got to do a list and then link me to it. I need some suggestions to add to mine.; ) Really happy you're following, thank you xxx

Essjay23x said...

@Nicole Moseley
Yes, please, please do your own list. It's a real buzz as you start to tick things off.
Thank you for the blog compliment and one big yay to you following, thank you xxx

Naomi said...

I am going to do a list for 2013, there are still so many things I want to do. Love your blog! Now following, would love you to check out mine too. Naomi xx

www.oneheelforward.blogspot.com

I am also running a vintage giveaway to win a scarf and gold chain necklace.

Essjay23x said...

@Naomi
Ooh, a list could be a great way to start the year better then the boring old, I will worker harder or I will lose x stone this year etc etc. Make sure your list includes lots of incentives like wearing three new bright lip colours or going to Paris. Ooh, already have Paris on mine but might just go and scribble the bright lip one down. I'm on a roll!!!
Thank you so soo much for following, I will deffo check out your blog tonight or tomorrow. xx

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