What are the benefits of blogging and why should you give it a try?

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Blogging is a form like no other. It is a place where you can tie up your thoughts and form your point of view. A place that enables you to clarify what you truly feel and fill in the gaps of your mind.

Writing a regular blog has helped me in so many ways. Below I’ve listed some of the benefits I’ve found from blogging.

1. Organises your thoughts and develops your style

As you know your blog will be shared it enables you to write more articulately and develop your writing style. Unlike a journal, where nonsensical emotions and feelings are released, your views and feelings need…


A fresh dose of motivation

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Here’s to a new year, a fresh page and a boost of motivation!

Needless to say, I think we can all be relieved 2020 is dusted off. In 2021 we can look to the future in the hope, that the vaccine will help turn things around and enable us to have more freedom.

This past year I’ve felt half alive, cooped up and falling down a rabbit hole of lethargy and angst at the stop-start motion of 2020. I’m not unique in this regard. It is a feeling I know many of us have faced. There are always ups and…


The power of silence and how to be more careful with our speech

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All the livelong day we natter away. When we are in company we mindlessly try to fill the gaps, letting our words flow in a continuous unchecked stream. The words and topics we talk about become incredibly habitual and talking can seem as easy as breathing. But this habit that we are so used to can be the most detrimental if used unwisely.

We have two ears and one tongue. Yet often we talk more than we listen. This is a complete role reversal of what we…


What street sales taught me.

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Sales is a slog. A painful, long, hard slog. This is especially true for street sales.

Many moons ago, I was a street seller for a brand that will remain disclosed. This was my first proper job out of high school and as I had no experience, no degree, and no references I was finding it incredibly difficult to secure work.

So when the first job offer came along, I jumped at the chance. I barely understood anything it entailed, let alone the fact that it was a job solely on commission.

Below I’ve shared 6 valuable lessons I learned…

Naomi Leila

Musician. Lifestyle Blogger. Flower Spirit. https://www.naomileila.com/ IG: @naomileilamusic

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