Less is MoreFinally, some clearing out that I can get on board with (not the wardrobe, never the wardrobe!). When it comes to the Twitterverse, I have realised the golden rule is less is more which is why I am usually following 400-450 people at most. Maybe we've grown apart since I last saw you at that thing three years ago or maybe we worked together on that project that time. But I just don't need to know what you're up to now. It may sound harsh but I like savouring my twitter space for the bloggers and brands I am currently connecting with. It makes my feed much easier to read and I can locate updates from all of my favourites without endlessly scrolling.
No Drama LamaI am pretty darn ruthless when it comes to drama on Twitter. In fact, I made a whole video on it. For me, anything that's needlessly negative, frequently picky or just down right rude gets unfollowed. I don't need that in my life. I have enough problems to be taking on that of the internet. I don't care what they did, I'd just recommend airing that dirty laundry elsewhere. Say out of the public eye? I also stretch this to any abuse I see online. Telling a youtuber to "go kill yourself" is - and I know some people really struggle with this so I'm going to put it in bold - not okay. So I click the report button, and I'm proud of it. Didn't y'all ever see Mean Girls?
Present PositivityIn the same kind of vain, I like to surround myself with positive people. Both in life (wherever possible) and online. It's why it's been my pinned tweet for so long. Getting rid of the negativity and surrounding yourself with inspiring people does wonders for both mood and motivation. I can say I am both a better blogger, and a better person for doing this.
I'm developing this small, yet rather cool, group of people that I follow that are strong and positive and inspiring. And you should too.— CharleyLucy (@charleylucy) April 26, 2015
Putting Yourself Out There