Bloggers Uncensored: with Bournemouth Girl
Welcome to this weeks Bloggers Uncensored! If this is your first time reading a BU interview, this is my longest running blog series, and definitely my favourite. This series is a perfect opportunity to read your favourite bloggers' honest and uncensored opinions on real life topics, and to discover new bloggers to follow! This weeks blogger is Bournemouth Girl.
Tell us a little about yourself.
My name is Lauren, I am 29 years old and live in Bournemouth. I am a creative and lifestyle blogger. I am the eldest of 4 children and I am so family oriented.
Why do you write?
I write because I love creating. It is a way of being creative and the chance to help others.
Why did you start blogging?
I started blogging because I wanted to do it for so long. I loved school, studying and chances to be creative, so I thought a blog would be a great way to have a creative outlet.
What do you love about the blogging world/community?
I love that I have met some supportive people. There are some really kind people in the community.
What do you hate about the blogging world/community?
I hate the follow/unfollow game, that can be frustrating. Also, people copying others content.
In your opinion, who are the most underrated bloggers?
What are some hard truths you have learnt about life?
Friendships even if they have been for several years, can be negative and draining.
What does freedom mean to you?
Freedom for me means being able to live their lives without fear.
What are your thoughts on mental health and how it's portrayed in today's society?
I think the stigma around mental health is getting better. I do feel more money needs to be poured into the mental health sector.
What are your thoughts on feminism and how it's portrayed in today's society?
I think that feminism is a positive moment supporting women's right. I have noticed that it is often used negatively which is horrible.
What are your thoughts on 'Love is Love' and how it's portrayed in today's society?
Love is Love. It is no one else's business who anyone loves and people frankly just need to get over it. I think it has improved, but more acceptance is really needed.
What advice would you give to someone who is fighting a mental illness?
Reach out to someone if you are struggling and just know you are not alone.
What advice would you give to someone who is being bullied or harassed?
Reach out, or contact the police. I was harassed and had a stalker and they take it so seriously. You do not have to put up with the abuse.
If you could rid the world of one thing, what would it be?
I would rid the world of incurable illnesses.
What else do you feel strongly about?
I feel strongly about family, being respectful. Being environmentally friendly and showing kindness.
Let's end this with some fun 'This or That' questions:
Love or money?
Work hard or play hard?
Is it cheating is I say a balance of both.
Cups in the cupboard: right side up or upside down?
Cups upside down.
Chocolate or sex?
Plan everything or wing it?
Happiness or money?
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