T Y – You too are Epic and Awesome!

WAHEY!

Thank you to the Epic Deborah from NEVER BACKWARD  for this.

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If my memory serves me correctly I think it is Paul from www.palfitness -to train or not to train  that came up with this award.  I think I was nominated by Paul when I first started out Blogging and I was getting to know my way on the WordPress arena.

A double

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Okay so I have a few -well- five Questions to answer

Q&A starts now.

What made you choose WP as your blogging platform?  

It is free. It didn’t seem complicated as the others and it was recommend to me from Google searches.  Ha ha! I sound like such a cheap skate. 

2. Introduce yourself and tell us about your blog.

Hi I’m Daisy. I live in the willows. It’s a breezy place to be. I don’t know what to say. Think of a theme or topic and I probably cover most of it.

I’m not a fashion /style and make up Blog

. I’m not cooking and recipe Blog.

I am not a one trick pony Blog.

 One trick pony Blogs can be very talented in what they do so that is no insult.

Please don’t take it as such. I’m not a Blog about  life is all about roses and purple unicorn farts. There are thorns in life  and unicorn farts may smell obnoxious and not what you expect it to smell like.

I am random.

I don’t have set days where I Blog one thing.

I am random

. I enjoy challenges and connecting.

I just type and hit publish and hope for the best. I am not here to sell anything. My advice for what it is worth is free. I have opinions.  I am a Blogger  who wears my heart on my sleeve. ❤

Are you a once in a while blogger or a daily one?

I try to Blog when I am inspired. Luckily it is usually daily but I need to take some R&R time out once in a while.

Do you wish to publish and if so, what type of book?

Who wouldn’t mind publishing a book? I have had a Topsy Turvy life and some doolally experiences. An A/B might be a good idea. I love writing stage plays for  Theatre. I would probably want to write soemthing with a bit of darkness and humour in it.

 What is your favourite thing to do besides write?

Live. 

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SHOUT OUT AND NOMINATIONS 

My nominees ( I had to delete the explicit porno Blog ) are  also the new Flower/Followers in the Willows.  I think you are all Epic and Awesome for taking a chance on my Blog:

  1. Write it in the Sky

  2. Shitijsharma-A writer is only as good as the story telller

  3. Stephellaneous- This is your brain on Stephanie

  4. PERKMEUPNWA’S BLOG-HAPPINESS IS STARTING EACH DAY WITH A FABULOUS COFFEE

  5. SwittersB’s and Exploring

  6. lifeexperiementblog-

  7. The Beauty of Word- Mastering social media, writing, and editing

  8. Deidra Alexander’s Blog I have people to kill, lives to ruin, plagues to bring, and worlds to destroy. I am not the Angel of Death. I’m a fiction writer.

  9. Justmemusings -Words are as lovely as you make them!

  10. MysticalWriter- be the change you Wish! this world to be -GHANDI

  11. THE MINDFUL BITCH FINDING PRESENCE BETWEEN MOMENTS OF SELF-IMPROVEMENT AND SELF-DESTRUCTIO

  12. XWAXZY

  13. HOOK UP CULTURE-

  14. Frank Samuels- In the Light of Stars

  15. stellize

  16. Above 11 Hours Time to Run and Dreaming!

  17. The Shimmer within Her

  18. My Perception Towards Life-” Travelling- the woord says it all”

  19. TOPHER GEN

  20. Gameplan Happily Ever After Coz if you do not believe in Happily Ever Afters you are ruining your chances to have it !

    MiracleWings- Brave the Darkness

  21. UNIQUE LOVE HARMONEY

  22. URB @ NAHAUS Decoration, DIY and inspirations for our life …

  23. YOU UNFOLDED- Cover my Eyes so my Heart can See

  24. Stories of a Dreamer

  25. Dayo Dental

Thank-You

 THE RULES IF YOU WISH TO PLAY 😀

As far as I am aware the usual rules apply

  • Thank your nominator (if you want to) and link their Blog on your post.

  • Answer the questions you feel cool answering.

  • Come up with new questions or use the existing ones for your nominees

  • Let your nominees know. You can pick the number of nominees.

  • carry on being EPIC and AWESOME!

 

If you want to answer my Questions here they are:

  1. If You Had To Choose To Live Without One Of Your Five Senses, Which One Would You Give Up?

  2. What is Your Blog about? 

  3. If You Could Live Forever, How Would You Spend Eternity?

  4. Why do you Blog -how did you get started? 

  5. How would you define being Epic/ Awesome? 

 

Overwhelmed! more shout outs flowers :)

I had a conversation with my better half 😉 and I am sure there is just one person making loads of different accounts and following this Blog of mine.

I don’t know how else to THANK YOU all. I’ve noticed some new petals and scents wafting in the willows and I am going to try my hardest to get round to all of your Blogs. For now I am stopping by to check you all out and just give you a SHOUT OUT.

It seems words have a certain charm – It is a bit flirtatious but  these words are meant in the most genuine way and they  comes from a good place so

HELLO AND WELCOME!  Welcome AGAIN  to those who can’t quite decide whether to stay or not- Yes, you can call me that Crazy Daisy  😀

what a difference 7 days makes.

This is what is going on in my brain at the moment. Admiring you all and taking it all in. I’m in awe!

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Oh and this is also what is going on in my head 😀

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 You all have so much to say – beautiful Blogs -the ones I have been able to read. Good luck to those still getting to grips with Word Press -the theory bit. I highly  recommend doing  a Blogging course –

THESE GUYS/GALS ARE AWESOME-

Get motivated to write, or learn how to brand and grow your blog – .

I learnt a lot about blogging doing their courses for FREE

SHOUT OUTS!

MY LITTLE BIT OF SERENITY

Sam Red Existential and spiritual ponderings

With love- feel

THE WORLD IS NOT AGAINST ME- You’re always welcome here

HYPNOSIS -TRAINING ACADEMY

thesixfootbonsai -My Precarious Efforts to Second Guess God and Become a Japanese Woman

Vintage Vow

JAGUAR SPIRIT- A DAY KEEPERS DAILY JOURNEL

MERA BLOG- Ye mera blog ha. Sirf mera. If you’re here to judge me then press ctrl+w, BAM you’re outta here! If not, you can scroll through dawg. Appreciated if you’re a stalker.

the wishing well honesty, humor & heart ♥︎

Meerkat Musings Live long, and prosper

POETURJA- Poetry

damseldrudge

blog bangla- mail blog bangla mail

My Own Piece Of Happiness

SOWE

Xara Nahara

i think my way- my thoughts, my words

Herb on a camel- hwbrycethewriter

PSYCHEDELIC Bay – Where Hope is real

Lonely Blue Boy

Luís Henriques

SPIRITUALVISIONBLOG

paws2smile- Just another WordPress.com site ( Lupas warrior says Daisy – me)

SABISCUIT’S CATALOG- I CAN’T EAT BISCUITS, BUT I HAVE A BETTER IDEA     Hi again 😉

Bringing Back the Rubies-the path of the healer,in 2500 words,or less

AUTHENTICALLYMISHA

Labeled Disabled The journey of a woman moving beyond labels and disabilities to embrace her true essence and path.

Nonchalant Utterings Musings on my life and passions.

KAYCEEDA1ST #POETRY & POEMS

My Random Ramblings…Shweta Suresh’s blog!

I SING THE BODY ELECTRIC-A personal healing journey of recovery from childhood ritual abuse, PTSD and Borderline Personality Disorder.

Sixeighty Writing Author, househusband, video game connoisseur.

I’m shattered. Time to kick back and chill. Get some food and hopefully get some blogs read 🙂  – take a nap zzzzzzzz

Daisy ❤

Thank-You

 

shout out to new Flowers :)

“today is the tomorrow we worried about yesterday and all is well” -DALE CARNEGIE -(writer  1888-1955)

Today I’m going to combine an awesome quote I have recently heard and I want to  give shout out  to all the new flowers I have met  since last week Thursday.  Thanks for  hanging out in my neck of the woods 🙂

I’ve chosen  the above  quote because there is no better time than NOW to focus on and do what you want to do.  Today I wanted to take time to pause and reflect. I want to share my gratitude in the only way I know how – to write .

This is the second group shout out I  have done.

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There is now a shout out section on my blog. I will add the individual shout outs I have done when I have more time ( 24 hours in a day and all that)  So I will put whatever post I had in mind to write today, in the back of my head,  to say

Hello Flowers 🙂

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Welcome!

Anyone reading this –  Please check these blogs out. You can click on each link and it will open the blog in another tab 🙂

I have tried to link to the Blogs – to the ‘about the the author’ page where possible. I’ve also included the tag line where possible.

 I will spend later on today catching up with my friends old and new. If I still have a bit of energy left in me I will try and blog too .

Don’t forget about #FollowGreatFootsteps – scroll down to the bottom of this post to find out all about it 🙂

Sweet5225’s Blog- my thoughts about Depression,Suicide and Living

SERENASINCLAIR- Lifelong learner

To Wonder at Beauty- Celebrating the magic of an ordinary day

…. Nithael and KYRA … Blog of Marcellus and Laura

The Idiosyncracy of Life- It’s not the size of your pen, it’s how big you write your name

Women: Each one a survivor -ENJOYING EVERY MOMENT

cleveridiotblog -There’s a part of me I can’t get back, a little girl grew up too fast.

RAVISHINGRIA- YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL, EVERY LITTLE PIECE , LOVE . ❤

The Daddy Blitz-Blogging about family, Religion and Politics

Fiction is Food

THERE SHE GOES- PLACES I’VE BEEN, SIGHTS I’VE SEEN AND EVERYTHING IN-BETWEEN

@SHASHASELFLOVE -Staying Positive

A.C. Stark- Holding the Planet to Reason not Ransom

Follow life basically

Suzannebowditch- Writer of historical fiction, blogger, mum, pet lover 🙂

teleportingweena ~wandering through life in my time machine…you never know where it will stop next~

BrewNSpew- Useless and Useful Chatter

IN MY OWN WORDS- MARKETING AND COMMUNICATION SERVICES

THE COMPASS “The essential is invisible to the eyes” (can be translated in to English or any other language)

A COLLECTED FEMINIST RANT

EDDAZ-Relationships, love, Lifestyle

WHOLE HEART BLISS -Seeking bliss for my whole heart through mental health, nutrition, and yoga.

Infinite Living- Where the essence of life experiences rhymes into poems, or flows in prose!

Its PH -The daily reads and writes

Literature Rhythms- Because literature is like music, it has a rhythm of it’s own

Life As A Bipolar Artist- A place for venting, explaining, and maybe learning something.

mahimasingh97-beauty tips and fashion, social issues, poems and inspiring thoughts

Psychology for Society- M.A. Mental Health Clinician

KINETIPS- HEALTH/WELLNESS WEBSITE

Wikie Pedia- A Blog where you can find Every Information

Travel Much? Never cease to explore and tell! -ENGLISH POSTS SECTION

Purple Cabbages -Divulging my love and hate relationship with Technology and Social networking

CONFESSIONS- Bringing to Light that which is Hidden

BECCADOESLIFETHINGS -JUST A NORMAL GIRL SHARING THINGS SHE LOVES DOING IN HER DAY TO DAY LIFE

 

“I’m always looking for great quotes so if you have one that is unusual or unique -let me know in the comment sections. I will make sure I post your quote/ folk tale/proverb/ in #FollowGreatFootsteps category and I will send a a direct link to your page 🙂

*OPTIONAL* -add a short or long comment about why you love a particular quote a simple word or to on what it means to you.

Why do it?
Who doesn’t love a good quote?

Bringing inspiring quotes into our conscious minds gives us the chance to try and adopt that quality we love in an inspirational person”

Love Daisy  ❤ ❤ ❤ 

#FollowGreatFootsteps

 

 

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Marching forward

Okay, so I have had a day to chill and do what I want. The problem with shutting down and taking myself away from the world is the motivation to get back in it.

Am I  alone here?

 I lost interest  in doing the The a-z challenge – Brutal honesty as always folks.  It’s not because I don’t love my animal friends. It’s just something I need to work out in my mind  of how I am going to tackle it.

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I’ve not given up entirely.

I woke up later than usual and I’m thinking to myself.

I have lost my vision.

I have lost the ability to write/type. 

All creativity is gone.

I’m scrolling through my emails.

SHOUT OUT TO ALL NEW FOLLOWERS THANK YOU!  I’m not usually so fucking morbid.

Yeah, so, I am scrolling through my emails thinking

do the  a-z challenge it is something to write about

Then another thought,

No, don’t be so flaky, Daisy. The challenge is in  addition to what you write not a reason to write

I am waiting for my coffee to cool down and am still in

the ‘aaaaarhgh I have to wake up’ zone.

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I see a comment on my Daisy in  the willows welcome page. This obviously intrigues me.

VERY HAPPY TO ACCCEPT MY NEW AWARD   from itsgoodtobecrzysometimes

No not the Liebster award

or

The versatile blogger award

but a kick ass

Spirit animal kick ass award –

(I am truly grateful for ALL  awards and shout outs . )

I feel like I have been shocked back into this world, out of a indifferent coma, by a defibrillator. It does feel like I have taken a bullet to the head.

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MUST BE AN EPIC WARRIOR

The sun is

blazing , burning bright.

It feels like the world is giving me small signs to stay the course.

Keep on my path and not lose hope.

Okay, I took one day off. I did a kick ass gym session today. Doubled the energy and upped the momentum.

Grey skies have turned blue.

I have been blessed with help from my family to let me have some away time  from all humans. I’ve got people in my corner supporting me.

I have all of you supporting me.

I may have been out of action for a day but I still have people who read my blog.

New  flowers appear  every day, interested in my  blog!

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These are all blessings. I must finish this a-z challenge. I must continue to get my shit down. No matter how lame I think  the content is. So here it is.

Today #FollowGreatFootsteps is embedded in this, my  FLEUR SCENTED POSTS  .

So here is my quote:

“Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.” -HENRY FORD

I’m back  –‘one perfect queen’ is the title  for my  a-z challenge – small cheat but  I’m using my creativity. 😀

Thank you everyone for all your supportive words.

Me, the weed has turned away from the darkness and lifted my head up  towards the sun . I am the phoenix bird of the flowers. I re bloom.

 

Awards- SHOUT OUT to new followers

THANK YOU!  for the Spirit animal blog award!

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Love this blog.

WHY?

Well we both have mental health issues and are not afraid to say it.She believes we are all unique and hates labels.

She is super quirky.

She started this blog because of the injustice she has experienced with the benefit system for those who are unwell.

RULES

Once you’re nominated add the photo to your blog.

  • Write a short description about yourself and what your blog means to you.
  • if you were an animal, which animal would you be? (No buzzfeed answers please).
  • Nominate 10 bloggers for this award.

A BIT ABOUT MOI

You can find out all about me in my ‘A DAISY IN THE WILLOWS WELCOME’. I started out this blog wanting to see if I could write and perhaps connect with people through my writing. So far I am succeeding.

I also wanted to express myself in a way that is authentic. I wear my heart on my sleeve and I’m pretty blunt and transparent.

A lot has changed since I started blogging in September 2015.

My biggest challenge with my blog is; the more involved I become volunteering with various mental health charities, is how  to include this aspect of my life in my blog – without breeching confidentiality and not offending people. I’m not 1o0% sure how this will play out but this is another goal of mine that I want to be successful in terms of  my blog.

If I was an animal…. today I would be the chameleon. I’m  good at adapting to new surroundings. I’m getting my 5 a day of insects( irritants) and consuming these pesty insects (or challenges in my life) and digesting them in a way that is good for my inner core.

Hope all you writers and bloggers appreciate this meme.

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THESE 10 NOMINEES ARE MY NEW FLOWERS WHO HAVE RECENTLY STARTED FOLLOWING ME – THANK YOU 

  1. Spiritual mastery   with John Heckers
  2. La Audacia de Aquiles   – awesome blog for Greek Myth  fans. I am.
  3. Linda G. Hill – a life in progress
  4. TANYAS STYLE
  5. Be quiet Kate- the diary of a self-confessed millenial
  6. the naughty author -Be careful, or you might land up in my book.
  7. Hendrik Duvenage’s blog -Blogger . Author . Journalist . Thinker . Life Enthusiast.
  8. gainperspectiveblog-Hope in the goodness of Humanity. Search for: Search …
  9. www.beat.company
  10. That Shameless Hussy

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#FollowGreatFootsteps with Curious Queendom

Sharon Yvonne blog author of CURIOUS QUEENDOM  has an awesome quote on  FEAR and is indeed following those who  #F0llowGreatFootsteps

Sharon describes herself as insecure. Something I think we can all relate to at some point in our lives. She started blogging because it is her dream career and also to find herself.

What you see is what you get. She’s going to take you on a journey with her to be her own super hero.

Who wants a super hero when you can be one?

Exactly!

She has a fighting spirit and a wicked sense of humour. It may be wise to bring a spare pair of shoes when you visit. You will only found out why when you visit her BLOG

If you are serious about  blogging and want to make a career out of it. This is your go to lady- FIRST THREE THINGS WHEN STARTING A NEW BUSINESS

She get’s all the cool  awards.

She has a mixed spice of topics. There is something for everyone.

Self help

Motivation

Monday meme

Lessons learned

Notable blogs (she is a giver)

Her own personal goals 

life 

and everything that comes with it.

 

Never give up! from Daisy

We hear this all the time, don’t we?

I’ve heard it from so many over the years that it has become part of my default ways of coping. How ever I put this post it will come across as if I am gloating. I guess a  way around that is to say

“well somebody has to pat me on the back”

So, I will go ahead with that in mind. When I started blogging way back in September. I had no idea the response if any I would get from people.

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I got likes from Face book and Twitter which I am grateful for.  It was when I started getting Word Press supporters when my mouth dropped open wide; since I was concentrating most of my time on Word press.

Last year I ended up with a solid number of followers.  I couldn’t quite believe it. Since January that figure has doubled.

I’m not going to give you exact figures because that in my mind narrows you down to a number and you are not a number. I never thought people would communicate with me on my blog but people do. I’m proud of my achievements and humbled and in awe and  in disbelief at times.

 

I didn’t just get “lucky” as my partner points out.

This is how I think I have achieved what I have achieved in such a short space of time.

  • Be consistent.

  • Don’t be afraid to show your personality. If you swear, do it.

  • Don’t worry what people think about your life experiences – a lot of people have some hectic life experiences themselves

  • Take an interest in other peoples blogs/loves

  • Acknowledge others. Interact with them -no matter how small the comment.

  • Don’t beat yourself up that you don’t have hundreds and thousands of bloggers. Remember how you started. In my case with O. It is a good base and you can build on that.

  • Be diverse- follow many different themes and type of blogs. For example, I’m not a huge fan on poetry but I have found a few blogs whose poetry  speaks to me.

  • Put yourself out there. Tell people you have a blog if you don’t mind your blog being out their and people knowing the face behind it.

  • We can’t always have every blog post that get loads of likes. People have lives to live, not everyone is well enough to read loads of blogs or  be able to read or post daily. It is not a failure on your part. In fact, it probably has everything to do with what another person is experiencing than a personal  attack on your post.

  • Be happy and connect when people get your  post . Jump up and scream with excitement.

  • The more you grow as a person and the more interests you find – put them in your blog but make it personal to you.

  • Praise people who are successful. Don’t harbour envy. It is hard but that person works hard. Learn from them

  • Don’t get a big head :that 0 figure that youvstart with and can add to can easily be subtracted from too

  • Don’t be afraid to take on challenges to broaden your interests and increase your writing prowess

  • Think of time as an ally.It is a chance to experiment with your blog and get creative.

  • The last one – don’t give up. No great blog ever succeeded because they  bloggged for xyz months and then gave up.  It takes time to build connections and relationships and confidence.

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