Today I thought I would step away from the usual beauty related posts and share with you my dreams and goals. Recently, on my 'When Blogging Gets You Down' post, I had such a kind response, from people telling me that my blog was one of their favourites - you have no idea how much that means to me to hear those words. As I have been blogging for over a year now, I don't tend to share an awful lot about my life - I mean who wants to read about my life?! Today I decided I wanted to write something different and share with you some goals and aspirations I have - it doesn't matter how far away they may seem right now, I wanted to share them anyway and get them off my chest.
At the moment, I'm a Mental Health support worker in the community, which I really enjoy. I have been working in mental health for over two years now and no two days are ever the same - that's what I love about the job. You get to make a difference to peoples lives, improve their skills and build a relationship with them - which in return makes me feel happy that I have made a difference to somebody's life, no matter how small that may be. I've never really had a main career in mind - one day I'd love to work in a prison or rehab. Like most bloggers, I love writing. I spend so much time writing for my blog and one day I would love to write a book - my life would be complete if I ever got published! I used to spend my childhood writing short stories and even finished writing a novel at just 10 years old - God knows where it is now, I'd love to find it! I've got the ball rolling by writing an A4 page of what I hope will be my new project - a book!
Before I started my blog, I didn't tend to have a hobby as such. Yes I'd read a few books, go shopping and watch films but none of them felt like anything was really a passion to me. That was until I discovered blogging in February 2013 and I haven't looked back since. I love how I have evolved since starting my blog, not only in technical terms of design, photography and writing but also in personal terms of my confidence growing. I also feel as if I have a purpose as such, like I am giving back something to the blogging community that I take so much from. I have no idea what the future holds for my blog, I spend my days wishing I cold be a full time writer, but that seems rather unattainable - however, dreams are dreams and shouldn't be dismissed! Seeing as I am being rather emotional today, I just wanted to thank you if you read my blog. I don't want to sound full of myself, thinking that everyone loves my blog because that's not true but I just wanted to say thank you.
Over three years ago, I met someone who has changed my life. I know how cheesy that sounds and I really don't want to make you roll your eyes and make vomiting noises, but my boyfriend is a large part of my life. After meeting three years ago, we've barely spent a night apart. He's my best friend as well as my boyfriend and in true cheesiness - he means the world to me. I currently live at home with my parents and am saving up for a mortgage. This is seeming like such a long distance goal as I am only working part time, so I am not earning an awful lot, but I manage to put money away each time. I know that I will get there one day and it will be so special for me to have my own place! I already plan how I will design my house - I want a blogging room with a vintage patchwork sofa and floral décor, as well as Mickey and Minnie Mouse objects gathered through the house! Oh and of course - CATS!
What are your dreams and goals?