Hello & thanks for stopping by my little slice of the internet.
In general, there’s not much to say about me. By day, I’m a crime fighting, primary school teacher; by night, I’m a TV binge watcher and all round biscuit eater.
The past, well, several years of my life have been pretty poor. Between my fight with my mental health, general life getting me down and having to pretend I’m a fully fledged adult, I’ve been pretty exhausted. It’s okay though, I wouldn’t change any of the challenges I faced – I wouldn’t be the person I am today without them – I just wouldn’t relive them either.
As far as blogging is concerned, I have a bit of a love-hate relationship with it. Since 2013, I have blogged in several places, with several different ‘niches’ and ‘met’ several pretty amazing people. I adored the spaces that I created and the way they helped me through my battles; they just aren’t for me anymore – hence the creation of From Exquisite Perspectives.
I am finally at a point in my life where (I think) I’m happy. I say ‘I think I’m happy’ only because I’m not really sure I’ve ever experienced what true happiness is in my life until now, so I’m not 100% sure if this is what happiness feels like. It’s always been masked by how I’m feeling on the inside, with a lot of pretending on the outside. However, I know finally feel I’m in a place where I am being true to myself and, in turn, true to those around me.
The experiences I’ve had in life have made me the person I am today – an annoying person who says whatever she wants to say, does whatever she wants to do and doesn’t really care if anyone else likes it. I’ve learnt to be this way over the years, not caring what other people think as long as I’m happy and having a good time. I spent nearly 20 years of my life being to scared to say what I wanted to say or do what I wanted to do and, to be honest, it was completely crap.
Oh, and apparently I’m ‘quirky’, which I have on good authority is a positive thing – though I’m still not sure I believe it, though I’m more than happy to admit there’s not a lot of people like me out there in the world.
Believe in yourself, because no one else is going to.