LIFE: Struggling to find my 'place on the internet'

I thought it would be way easier to carry on blogging as usual since I started my full time job. But reality is, I commute 45 minutes to work and 45 minutes home. The last thing I want to do when I get back from a full day at work is to open my laptop and start typing.

I'm not sure why I feel like this because I have SO many ideas. I have so many draft posts. But I just don't have the motivation or energy to spend more time on a computer. I've realised I actually want to spend my time catching up with friends, nattering to my mum for an hour on the phone and making dinner. Most of all I want to keep myself happy and healthy, and this is usually me with a facemask on watching crappy tv or having a bath long enough to make my toes turn to prunes, let's be real.

I've also really struggled with 'finding my place on the internet' recently. I don't think I fit into the usual stereotype.. (correct me if I'm wrong) but there is that kinda gal which always seems to be everywhere, she has a big circle of friends around her who all have killer dress sense, a gucci marmont bag each and all probably have the same blonde haircut. And this to me is a big struggle... Whilst I sit there with my pjs and facemask on I notice the same girls are spending evening after evening at events, drinking cool looking cocktails and looking oh so candid in their snaps. I have serious envy that I'm not there.. but I also know I haven't worked half as hard as those girls?

I'm really hoping to get myself out of this funk and build a routine, even if it is giving myself one evening a week to really focus on blogging, as after all it is my hobby. But for now, I do feel like I've become very comfortable being a bystander in this huge portion of the world wide web.

Photo by @sarahellen_photography



  1. Perfect post Kirby! I feel like this all the time and you've described the stereotypical blogger perfectly, You definitely have your place lovely! Love that cheeky picture too, I wonder who took that... 😘

  2. I feel exactly the same - I think it can feel so hard to fit in when there are so many others doing amazingly well and it's all rather daunting x

    Jenny | LuxeStyle

  3. Honestly I disagree...there's a place for every kind of girl, and you sound like my kinda gal Kirsty :D You have a gorgeous style. You don't no gucci bag to show you're a rock star in the wardrobe. Love the images with this post too. You have a gorgeous blog and you should be proud :) xx Imogen

    www.imogenrose.co.uk \\ instagram.com/imogenroseig

  4. Just be yourself. Do what you like to do. I’m sure you can’t be the only one who is in this situation. Your web page seems to be nice.

  5. KIRBY!!! How did I miss this post!?! So weird how I wrote something v similar a few days after and we were talking about it and hadn't even seen this!!!
    I compeletely get where you are coming from with finding it difficult to find the time between work and wanting to have time to relax and make time for family/friend. But you got this girl, always here to support you and help you in anyway I can!
    ALSO - your sense of style is amazing! You don't need to be like anyone else - the best version of you is you! Super proud of you, you're a star! xxxx


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