As bloggers we are always busy, but are we happy?
If you’re at BritMums Live this year, you won’t want to miss our newest INSPIRE session: Embrace Happy. The session will discuss how to better appreciate the everyday moments, taking a step back from the business of blogging and finding the joy in celebrating the little things in life. A lot of bloggers need a refresh, a redirect from the hullabalo that happens in the blogging community. This session will help you slow down, appreciate what you’ve done and change your mindset.
About the presenters:
Karin Joyce began blogging in the “olden days” before statistics and rankings ruled the blogosphere. In early 2014, after several years as a “mummy blogger”, Karin had a bit of an epiphany: Having been challenged by her dad to try a gratitude exercise known as #3goodthings, Karin realised that her days of grumpiness and stress needed to end. There were so many things to be grateful for and it was time to start embracing happy and spreading the message. And so “Embrace Happy” was born, with the underlying message that “not every day is good but there is good in every day”. Karin is well aware you can’t be happy 24/7 but you certainly can and should celebrate the little gems that happen each and every day. Karin began her site Embrace Happy and started a public group on Facebook to help others to find the good in every day. Karin’s goal for 2015 is to spread the message far and wide and help bloggers in particular to live in the moment, celebrate small victories and make a difference in the lives of others.
Pippa Best is co-founder of Story of Mum, a free online creative community encouraging mums to share their stories, beat “bad mummy” guilt, and carve out vital me-time. Passionate about supporting mums to be heard and valued, she hosts Mamas’ Retreats on and offline, and last year toured a participatory motherhood exhibition and events programme across England and on to New York. Pippa also works as a feature film script consultant and project manager, helping writers and directors to tell their stories. She lives with her surf-obsessed husband, hilarious son and daughter in a chaotic house in Cornwall, UK.
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