Bloggers Uncensored: with Tales In Lostness
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 Tales In Lostness.
Tell us a little about yourself.
I'm a young French Italian expat, passionate about writing and arts. I love being creative and practicing mindfulness activities.
Why do you write?
I write in order to feel free. It's the best, easiest and most comfortable way for me to express myself.
Why did you start blogging?
I guess I really started blogging because, more than sharing a part of me (which is what I believe writing is also about), I needed my voice to be heard.
What do you love about the blogging world/community?
I love the fact that people are willing to help, whether you've just started out blogging or been doing it for a long time.
What do you hate about the blogging world/community?
The fact that some bloggers do not get the exposure they deserve considering how much effort they put into their work.
In your opinion, who are the most underrated bloggers?
I really love ThoughtsNLifeblog!
What are some hard truths you have learnt about life?
Sometimes only time can heal the most profound wounds.
What does freedom mean to you?
Freedom means many things to me. It means being able to be oneself fully, to express oneself, to live accordingly to whatever we feel like. I believe it's the core value of a happy life.
What are your thoughts on mental health and how it's portrayed in today's society?
I think that people are finally shining a light on many mental health issues and it is so very important. As long as we keep moving forward in this way, we will be able to go far in breaking all the taboos. We shall keep speaking up, everyone has a responsibility as regards to it, in today's society and for future generations.
What are your thoughts on feminism and how it's portrayed in today's society?
There is still so much to be done. The Me Too movement opened up a great window of change and progress, and yet we could have gone so much farther in our progress. This comes from de-normalising the most basic of sexist acts.
What are your thoughts on 'Love is Love' and how it's portrayed in today's society?
I believe our society has really evolved regarding to it. Of course, we still need to fight against it but I am confident with future generations.
What advice would you give to someone who is fighting a mental illness?
Opening up to someone is the best thing you can do to take care of yourself. Even though it might seem like an unbearable act in the beginning, I know you can do it and overcome your struggles.
What advice would you give to someone who is being bullied or harassed?
As for any other problems, opening up seems like the best solution. Don't bottle up your feelings. Hang in there, you'll make it through.
If you could rid the world of one thing, what would it be?
What else do you feel strongly about?
I am passionate about fighting the injustices made in our society, whether it is about helping those most in need or spreading the word about speciesism.
Let's end this with some fun 'This or That' questions:
Love or money?
Work hard or play hard?
Both, in balance.
Cups in the cupboard: right side up or upside down?
Right side up.
Chocolate or sex?
Plan everything or wing it?
Happiness or money?
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