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Friday, 17 June 2016

Blogging Block & Life Update

Blogging block and life update
Over the past few weeks I feel that I have lost my blogging mojo. Even though I have still been posting my weekly Monday morning outfits and weekly Sunday videos, I have been experiencing a blogging block about my content inbetween.

I guess this is all very normal as life is pretty hectic right now...

At the end of May, we moved out of our beloved flat that we had called home for the past six months in Barcelona. That alone was distressing enough but when the couple we were renting from tried to swindle us (and our massive deposit) for as much cleaning and repairs as they dared, shit really did hit the fan and last week was one of the most anxiety-filled weeks I have had in a long time. (Luckily we sorted some of it out but still ended up with a huge cleaning bill.)

That aside, I have been feeling in limbo because we are temporarily staying in a (albeit lovely) room in a flat share (albeit with an adorable German lady and her grumpy cat) for our last three weeks of Barcelona - yep, I'm moving back to Bristol, hopefully for just a few weeks, on Monday. It is pretty hard to stay motivated and on schedule when you are neither in your normal setting nor surrounded by all of your things.

So, yep, I arrive back in Bristol late on Monday night and then I have just Tuesday to unpack, shop and repack to go to Glastonbury on Wednesday! I am trying my best to post regular content but of late I am struggling to think of new post ideas. That, combined with these upcoming manic couple of weeks, may mean that there may be less posts but just know that I am trying to get my mojo back as I want this blog to be an exciting and diverse place where you can come to find inspiration.

I would love to hear from you about what like and dislike about my current content; what you would like to see more of; and if you have any ideas for new posts or features that I could do! Also if you have any tips for re-finding inspiration, I would love to hear them. I read and reply to every one of your comments so please do let me know below!

Izzie x


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At 17 June 2016 at 10:11 , Blogger Olivia Bossert said...

Take some time off, hun! Sometimes, time off is exactly what you need. You'll probably find that after two weeks of no blogging, you'll have loads of ideas, and none of your readers are going anywhere :) Stressful times zapp our creativity (at least they do for me) so don't be hard on yourself :) My best tip for finding inspiration really is to take the pressure off, and before you know it, you're full of ideas. xxx

At 17 June 2016 at 11:38 , Blogger t h a t s a l e a f. said...

I truly love your style and what you've been doing with your blog! I do also get sometimes stressed out when it comes to producing fresh and engaging content weekly, but I'm sure those who are loyal and supportive with you and your blog will always understand. So if it means you need to take time off to sort out your current situation, do it by all means! In a nutshell, don't stress out hun, enjoy the ride, good luck with everything (I can relate with all that moving+ settling)! Elif xo ⎜

At 17 June 2016 at 20:58 , Blogger Lee said...

I definitely love what you've been doing with your blog! I think your style is great. Maybe some travel posts could be cool? But if you're feeling a little burned out there is no reason not to take a little break!

Lee -

At 23 June 2016 at 17:12 , Blogger Amie Kewley said...

Just found your blog and YouTube channel and I'm loving it! I'm also a Bristol resident and love your style! I have been blogging for ages and it's really easy to lose your mojo at times but don't worry, your blog is fab. Enjoy Glastonbury! X

XO Amie

At 27 June 2016 at 16:34 , Blogger Isabelle Hardy said...

Thank you so much babe! This is great advice and I am feeling really motivated now after having a week off at Glastonbury Festival! xxx

At 27 June 2016 at 16:35 , Blogger Isabelle Hardy said...

Thank you so so much for your kind words!! That means so much :) I am feeling a lot more motivated now, despite all the turmoil Britain is in right now. xxx

At 27 June 2016 at 16:37 , Blogger Isabelle Hardy said...

Thank you so much! I absolutely love doing travel posts - I haven't got much travelling planned unfortunately but I am now back in my hometown of Bristol for a couple of months so will definitely be doing some reviews of resturants etc here! xx

At 27 June 2016 at 16:44 , Blogger Isabelle Hardy said...

Hello! Welcome new reader and fellow Bristolian - yay how exciting! Where about's in Bristol are you based? In the last few places that I have lived, I have been terrible about making the effort to meet fellow bloggers - this may sound weird but would you ever be interested in meeting up/helping each other out blogging wise? xx


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