UK Blog Awards- VOTING NOW OPEN!

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HEY GUYS! Today is a pretty random and spontaneous kind of post.

I have been nominated for a UK Blog Award which is so surreal and amazing at the same time. i would like to thank everyone from the bottom of my heart who took the time to nominate me, and who has ever supported my blog and this crazy journey of writing. It is extremely humbling, so thank you.

This means that I have made it to the next stage of the voting process, also known as the ‘public vote.’

You can vote for my blog by simply clicking this link. All you need to fill in is your name, e-mail, and click the category I’m nominated in (lifestyle)- and hit submit!

Also, a HUGE thank you to anyone who has voted for me so far. I am extremely grateful, and even though awards do not determine what my blog is about, I am still very thankful that people take to me, my writing, and my hard work.

Voting closes 19th December.

Love and happiness always,

xo, Becca

A message to my readers… (Thank you)


I have recently become incredibly overwhelmed and humbled by how much people compliment my work on my blog, and tell me they can relate to my posts. To me, I feel like the whole concept of people liking my work is completely baffling, but still the most amazing feeling.

Blogging can be one of the toughest obstacles when it comes to my anxiety, yet also my greatest healer. I think that’s why I have so much love for my writing, poetry and blog in general. I constantly feel like my writing isn’t good enough, or no one will even like my writing.

Nevertheless, I want to take a moment to thank every single person who takes time out of their day to read my writing which I put my heart and soul into. I’ve began to also realise that that’s one of the reasons why blogging is my lil baby at heart and one of my greatest achievements (even in such a short amount of time). I write most of my posts when I’m either at my most vulnerable points, or at my highest points. There’s no in between. I pour my everything into my writing, and that’s why a lot of you may feel like it’s an overflow of thoughts and words. Everything I write about is real and relevant to me and my thoughts, so thank you so incredibly much for supporting my once erratic thoughts.

For someone that constantly gets told that her thoughts and opinions regarding this world are “too preachy” or groan when I start talking about something I’m passionate about, my blog is a big look at me now. I’ve realised because of my blog readers that I’m not the only one who has this view on the world. From embracing being a sensitive person, to traits of anxiety. I’m so grateful to have so many people relate to my work. As happy as I am that my work relates to others, it’s equally as crazy that my once irrational thoughts are so consumed by other people too.

I’m in such a comfortable place with myself and my writing because of the humbling feedback I get back from so many of my readers. I may not be the best blogger, and I may not deliver the best content; but I’m never going to. My blog is not a competition, rather an insight into my overwhelming thoughts that define my philosophy on life on general. From love and heartbreak, to embracing just being me; I can’t wait to carry on this crazy journey of using writing as a way to find who I am.

Thank you for supporting my art that I work my butt off to produce and that I certainly have become proud of. It genuinely means more than you can imagine.

Love & happiness always,

xo, Becca

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Why I chose to revamp my life

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Life is funny isn’t it? We spend our lives being our own individual self with our own personalities, likes and dislikes. A couple of months ago especially, was when I decided it was time to revamp my life and give myself a new perspective on life in general.

I decided that it was time for a change- and that includes a change in myself and my mindset. I’ve always been quite a sensitive person, but I’d like to think that over the past month or so; I have slowly formed a ‘thicker skin’ and not let things get to me as much as they used to. Of course, I still get hurt and upset about some things; but certainly not as much as I used to. I’m so glad that I’m at a point where I’m so confident in myself, that other perceptions of me simply don’t matter anymore.

I always used to look at people and be like, “How can I be as confident as you? Why can’t I have no insecurities and be like the ‘confident’ people?” In fact, I read this from one of my diary entries from January of this year when I was feeling low one night. I soon realised that the only person who can be in charge of my self confidence is me. Fast forward nearly 8 months and I have never been so confident and empowered in my own body. Considering I hated looking at myself in the mirror three months ago (sounds like a cliche, but trust me it was bad), I am at a point now where I’m happy to go swimming because my body is my own and I’m super proud of it.

When it comes to communicating with people in general, I love it. I thrive off meeting new people, and making new friends. I realised that I not only want to surround myself with people, but positive influences in my life. That meant separating myself from people who are simply toxic and who I don’t need around me. Trust me, having the strength to do that is the best decision I ever made. I now have the bestest friends I could ever wish for in my life (personal shoutout to Caitlin, Richard, Chloe, Myah, Alex, Callum, Jess, Georgia, Koryn and co; you all know who you are). I’m also constantly adding new amazing people into my life, and it’s so uplifting to have people who accept me, for me. 

When I say I couldn’t be happier with my life at the moment, I mean it. I am so overwhelmed with my progress and how much work I have mentally put in to be this happy and calm. And why I chose to revamp my life? Because I soon began to realise that my life is my own, and no one else’s. I am my own longest commitment at the end of the day; so why not make my life the best it can be? I want to be nothing but kind and compassionate to others. I want to forgive, but not be naive. I want to be proud of the person I’m becoming, and I want to keep doing better and being better.

So what’s next for me? The simple answer is, I don’t know. But I know that I will continue to be the best person I can be. I don’t care how cliche that sounds, but I have realised over the past few months that I can be whoever I want to be, and even though my personal goals may change again in another few months, where I am now is the best place I’ve ever been.

Love and happiness always,

xo, Becca

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‘Get to know me’ tag!


So, while the whole blogging experience is currently new to me at the moment, I figured what better way to give you guys an insight into my life than to do a ‘Get to know me’ tag which consists of 25 general questions about me and my life. So here it goes!

  1. What is your middle name? Jayne
  2. What is your favourite colour? At the moment, I’m obsessed with lilac or baby pink but my favourite colour changes constantly 
  3. How tall are you? Funnily enough, I actually don’t know. Around 5’3 maybe??
  4. Cats or Dogs? Hmmm, dogs?
  5. How many countries have you visited? 4- Canada, Portugal, France and Germany
  6. Are you in/gone to college? I’ve just finished college after 2 years
  7. What was your favourite/worst subject in High School? Worst subject was either Maths or Science because I was just…….. terrible
  8. What is your favourite drink? I don’t really have a favourite that stands out to me really, but if I could say any it would be a good ol’ cuppa tea :)))
  9. What is your favourite animal? GIRAFFES / OTTERS / DUCKS / PENGUINS / ELEPHANTS / BASICALLY ANYTHING THAT YOU WOULD FIND IN A ZOO
  10. What is your favourite perfume? Not that I’m being biased or anything…. but ARI by Ariana Grande by far!
  11. Tea or Coffee? TEA TEA TEA TEA TEA EVERY TIME, ESPECIALLY SEEN AS I HATE COFFEE OOPS
  12. What would you (or have you) name your children? Funnily enough, I don’t have a desire to ever have kids so I haven’t really thought about it
  13. What is your favourite book? JANE EYRE BY FAR, IF YOU HAVEN’T ALREADY IT’S A MUST READ !!!
  14. What is your favourite movie? Shaun Of The Dead… classic
  15. Are you Single or Taken? Single
  16. Whats your idea of an ideal first date? GOING TO THE ZOO, GOING ON A WALK… BASICALLY I DON’T CARE IF IT COSTS YOU NOTHING JUST PUT A LOT OF THOUGHT INTO IT AND MAKE IT MEMORABLE
  17. How many Girlfriends/Boyfriends have you had? One
  18. Do you speak any different languages and how well? I am tragic at speaking other languages, but I can speak minimal French and German
  19. Do you have any siblings? Yes, 2 younger sisters
  20. How would you describe your fashion sense? My wardrobe mainly consists of black clothes. That’s all I’m gonna say.
  21. What is your favourite restaurant? Anywhere that sells pizza. Don’t give me anything fancy, just give me pizza and chips and I’ll be happy
  22. What are some of your favorite tv shows? Wow okay- The Walking Dead / Pretty Little Liars / Bates Motel / Dexter / Gossip Girl
  23. PC or mac? Mac every time
  24. What phone do you have? (iOS v Android?) iPhone 6 in space grey
  25. Tell us one of your bad habits! Eating ice. It’s actually so bad. But eating ice.

As random as those questions where, I hope that gave you an insight into my life, my likes and dislikes and me in general. If you have any additional questions you would like to ask me, feel free to leave them in the comment box below this post.

As always, try to be as happy as possible and have a good day!

xo, Becca

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