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HOW BLOGGING HELPED ME GROW (Not like a plant)




If you are a regular reader here, you're making good life choices, and you'll also be aware from previous posts that I'm not the most confident person around. I'm rather insecure and struggle to feel comfortable being myself around a lot of people, especially when I first meet them.
I grew up in a small, very closed minded, town. Well I didn't grow up there, I moved there when I was eight but that's half growing up there. So I was also an outsider and kids are mean, you get the gist of it anyway. I'll talk about that some other time, right now I want to focus on how blogging has helped me come out of my shell a bit.


I've always struggled to fit in anywhere because I'm a weirdo, and I still don't fit in with most bloggers but it doesn't matter and that is exactly what blogging has taught me and carries on teaching me everyday. You don't have to fit in, or have the same likes and tastes as others... Being you is what makes you. In my time blogging I am slowly learning to open up and be myself, to feel comfortable with who I am and the stupid things I do and say. I'm not saying I am a fully confident person, but I have grown as a person and it's all thanks to blogging and my fellow bloggers.
I am meeting people that like me for who I am and accept me even though I'm the biggest pain in the arse around. Nice of them eh?


I've heard people say stuff like "don't worry, you'll fit in somewhere" and I don't believe that, you won't because you are you, you are a different person to everyone else and you should embrace that and stop looking for a place to "fit in" and start looking for a place to be you.


These chatty posts that I do don't really make sense sometimes, at least not to everyone, but they make sense to me and I think they'll make  sense to you if you're going through the same thing. It's difficult to be yourself in this world, but it's something that should be done. Don't ever change who you are for anyone, especially when it comes to dating.


Here are some similar posts if you want to give them a read too:


Self Conscious Old Me
My Experience Seeing a Psychologist
Pressure of Perfection





14 comments

  1. It makes me sad that you call yourself a weirdo! Your definitely not, everyone is different and sometimes we click with certain people because we have the same tastes for e.g., there's been times I've felt like I haven't fit in with people too. As long as we are happy within ourselves and definitely shouldn't change for anyone, especially not a man! :)

    S x | SHELISES WORLD

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    1. It shouldn't, I don't mind being weird. It's something I struggled with more when I was younger, but I think that the older I get the more I realize that it's okay. :) x

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  2. I'm glad that you are coming into yourself. This was something I struggled with a lot when I was about 18-20 years old. I've become more confident and worried less about what others thought, but it's still a work in progress. These types of posts are great for people to relate to. You might think that you're "weird", but a lot of people feel this way, and you writing it all out is great for other people going through the same situation. I just have to say this is an amazing post xxx

    I would love if you could check my blog out, since I just started out not too long ago!
    www.ivefoundwaldo.com

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    1. Thank you so much. It's nice to know that people can relate, that's the amazing thing about blogging, you are always going to find someone that feels similar. xx

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  3. Hi, people kinda call me quirky and eccentric and I'm a bit geeky and I was picked on for being an art geek at school but now being an art/craft geek is cool! I have a few obsessions like Downtown Abbey and Harry Potter/ fantastic beasts! When I became ill (kidney disease-kidney failure) it made me really think about what was important! My attitude changed I stopped worrying about what people thought of me because I know I'm a nice person. I'm one of a kind like a rare gem and so are you! I think hitting thirty also helped me feel even more confident and happy with my self and who I am! Good luck! I love being different who wants to be the same as everyone else! 😊Be proud of who you are! 👍🏻👌🏻

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    1. I totally agree, you need to embrace all the things that make you who you are and if that's being a geek or weird then that's what it is. I have been told by a few people now that the older you get, the less you care about what people think of you. I am starting to realize that now, I'm glad I am. xx

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  4. I completely agree. My social anxiety makes it hard for me to reach out sometimes and form a personal connection with people that I don't know well for haven't known for long enough. I'm glad other bloggers get it!

    Alisha | http://www.alishaspinkdaisies.com/

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    1. I get what you mean, It takes me awhile to open up to people too. xx

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  5. I've been struggling with social anxiety for several years now, and never really did fit in at school, but in a way I've always just accepted that fact. x

    www.sheintheknow.co.uk

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    1. Once you start to learn to accept who you are, I think you finally find a slight peace and that's the most amazing thing. xx

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  6. These are really interesting thoughts! I love reading post like these because it reminds me that i am not alone. Thank you so much for being open :) x

    Nikki O. | www.herdaringthoughts.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you! I'm glad you enjoyed it :) xx

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  7. I feel like we're really quite similar, as I go struggle to open up around new people and even with blogging, I'm having a bit of bother 'fitting in', but then again I don't think I've been really trying that hard haha x


    www.sheintheknow.co.uk

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    1. It's best to always be yourself to be honest, you'll always find people that want to be around you and you won't have to try and fit it :) xx

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