After a break in exercise it can be really daunting to try try returning with fresh determination and enthusiasm but here are a few things I've learned from taking some time away then coming back to the exercising. How do you feel after you press pause on exercise and how do you get back into the positive fitness frame of mind?
As the equinox was last week, we can safely say it's officially Autumn (and wonder where this year has gone?). Although we're saying goodbye to heat and near constant bright days that are full of sun but these months can be enjoyable too as they bring some awesome reasons to appreciate the change in temperature. For many it isn't their favourite time of the year but here's why I'm a fan of the season. Do you like Autumn? If yay or nay, why?
Although compared to some people I wouldn't say I'm completely obsessed by technology but as I've gotten older plus with the determined thought to keep my blog going it's meant having more of a reliance on certain items for entertainment purposes and keeping up on social media. As we're in the digital age it's ever so tempting to keep up the with the latest tech but I tend to stick with what I know without breaking tiny balance I have, here are my most used items of tech that get daily wear from my adventures. What's on your list of frequently used equipment?
Everyone's photographic journey looks a little different and with it brings so many possible lessons to be learnt from the creative subject. There are no real hard and fast rules to the topic but doing the research and building your own grounding can set you in good stead with your our guidelines, Here are some tid bits of advice someone should've written down for me sooner, what would you tell your fledgling self when you first started toying with the idea of photography?
In the past there have been a few tears and frustration over feeling stuck or not making it like other folks have done so but as I've got older I'm learning to take things more slowly and appreciate the moment for what it is. So here's a few of my thoughts in dealing with the traditional life plan and the realities of what actually happens. How do you feel looking back on what or where you thought you'd be?
As a blogger I'm fully aware that I am and possibly will be a small blogger for the foreseeable future but whilst that may have some drawbacks however there are some big positives to never making the big leagues. Everyone's blogging experience is different, some folks have a quick almost meteoric rise into the world of social media whereas as some have a slow burning progression, I'm very much in the second category but here are a few reasons as to why I don't begrudge my blogging career thus far. What does your blogging journey look like? Have you noticed a change in how you do things thanks to your numbers?
After months of unemployment and even more with part time work I finally found myself a full time admin role which means professional Emma has to leave the house and say hello to the office arena. Having those little reliable bits and bobs can make your work day a little more comfortable and manageable plus give you a few moments to get back in the zone for your way of working. These are a few of my desk essentials that can help keep the unproductive blues away, what are your neccesities?
Last month I put together a post all about my photography A-Z (found here) and it became so big and extensive that it became apparent quite quickly that it was far too big of a subject to cover in one solitary blog post. There are so many aspects to explore and understand so for a bit of an overview I've put together the second half of my alphabet. These are some of the most common ideas to breakdown and some of my most loved or commonly used, what is in your photography or creative outlet A - Z?
As it's slowly but surely getting cooler, it's the perfect excuse to stay indoors and have a completely cosy day by yourself or with loved ones, which can be made even better with those little extras that don't take a lot of effort but make all the difference. Here are a few of my favourite loves for when the heavens open, what are your rainy day essentials?
Despite all the great ideas out there that could be sparked by any little thought or inspired by other amazing folks on occasion they just don't feel right for you and you're not in the mood to explore the subject matter further. When blogging ideas fail to motivate it can be harder to create something let alone anything of high quality. Here's a few ways I've stopped feeling a little stuck when the ideas don't ebb like they usually do, how do you keep blog ideas ticking over?