Beautiful Blogger Award

Despite the fact that I don’t write so much any more it is lovely to discover how many of you still really appreciate what I write when I do and last month Ashtoreth kindly bestowed the Beautiful Blogger award upon she said this about my blog:

”Ā inspires me, makes me laugh, makes me cry, and keeps me moving toward being a healthy compassionate person”

What lovely things to say!? šŸ˜€

So, I have finally gotten round to accepting the award properly! And HUGE thanks to Ashtoreth for thinking of me and considering me worthy of the award.

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How to Deal with Negative Feedback on Your Blog – Guest Post by Nancy

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Blogging is an inherently personal and yet public practice and many bloggers use their blogs to put their innermost thoughts and feelings on display for the entire world to see. It is this openness that attracts so many people to the blogging community; however it also opens bloggers up to a variety of negative comments, feedback, and ridicule. While there is no way to fully avoid negativity in the blogosphere, there are ways to deal with negative feedback you receive: Continue reading

The Beautiful Blogger Award and a Game of Tag

First of all apologies for myĀ absence. I am okay, I have just been empty of words as I explained in a recent post. I think (hope) that the words are beginning to return to me now, but I’m due to go on holiday, so I won’t be back to regular posting until I after I return from that. Thank you for all the kind wordsĀ checkingĀ in on me šŸ™‚ Normal service will resume shortly!

In theĀ meantime, The Quiet Borderline and Pleun have graciously bestowed upon me the Beautiful Blogger Award and a game of tag respectively. Many thanks to both! Continue reading

Reader Appreciation and Versatile Blogger Awards

The Versatile Blogger

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It would appear award season is in full swing again, I’ve seen many of my fellow bloggers posting about the awards they haveĀ receivedĀ lately and now I’m doing my own acceptance post!

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