Tuesday 1 January 2013

Happy New Year

New Year's Eve this time found me in a completely different place than all the previous times. A casino near Iowa City in IA, USA.

Change is good. It's the push you need in order to take some distance from the hectic life that you're living and re-evaluate things. Yes, I'm talking about myself.

This past year I've been far more absent from this blog and the community around it, than I'd like to allow myself to be. I missed deadlines, post opportunities, fun events and moments with my blogger friends. Most of the time I was just too damn tired to even turn on the laptop when I came home at night. Just like the phrase I like to use from time to time in a pathetic effort to excuse myself, I'm so backblogged it's not even funny any more. 

But life is life, work is work and this blog is still just a hobby, just like it started out to be in the first place and just the way I want it to be. And that's why I won't give it up. Because I don't view it as something that needs to be done, but as something that I enjoy doing, whenever I have the time and energy.

That's why, as time passes, we have to learn how to say no to the not so important and irrelevant stuff, in order to have the resources, energy and inspiration to say yes to those things that really matter. And I guess that's my New Year's Resolution.

Happy New Year!


anastasia said...

WOW! Happy new year!!

A BRIT GREEK said...

Xronia Polla love! I hope you have a terrific 2013! It's always good to take a blogging break, but least you have your priorities set straight!


ShoppingTherapy said...

happy new year, I really enjoyed your photos! plus I agree, hobbies shouldn't make us feel stress, they're for fun.

evi said...

I, personally, missed your post this year (especially the outfit posts ) but I think that your New Year's resolution says it all!
I hope you have a great year!

Evi Mili said...

xronia polla!kalh xronia!
poly omorfes fotografies!

marietta said...

Καλή Χρονιά Πηνελόπη! είμαι σίγουρη ότι θα βρεις το mojo σου ξανά και γρήγορα! ♥
have fun

chloe said...

oh lopi, hope you get your blogging energy back!
the last few months have been pretty hectic over here too but ive made a kinda scary life-changing decision, hopefully 2013 will change my life for the better, i wish the same for you! x