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“Your Art Matters, It’s What Got Me Here”

For those of you who have watched One Tree Hill, you’ll know the quote well. But did you know it was actually this quote that inspired 18 year old me to start this blog in the first place.

I remember it all like it was yesterday, it was the beginning of September of 2015 and I was depressed, unmotivated, and had more or less given up on my dreams. I had been stuck in a very dark place for a couple years and I had finally had enough. I was tired of feeling sorry for myself, of feeling sad and hopeless all the time, like I wasn’t good enough and that my voice didn’t matter. I wanted to change my life in any small way I could at the time, so I created this blog. And from the outside it may have just seemed like any other ordinary blog but for me it was the catalyst for helping me find myself again. Through this blog I rediscovered my passions, my joy for the small things in life, I built up my confidence (slowly but surely) and most importantly I found my voice again.

This blog has helped shape and change my life in so many ways and I hope it can do the same for you. Through sharing my love and passion for travel, cooking, fashion, beauty, love, philosophy and self growth,- I hope it can be the catalyst YOU need to help you find yourself and live an inspired life.

Thank you so much to everyone who has joined me on this blogging adventure since I started and to all who have come along the way. I could not be more grateful for your love and support.

xo Mirjana Valentin