Three months in: my favourite blog posts so far

Blog recap: my favourite posts

Three months ago I started this blog, unsure what to expect. Most of the blogs I see around are about beauty or fashion, but personally, I’m not very interested in that. I like seeing other people’s cute looks, but I would never be able to blog about it myself. I don’t even wear make-up! It made me scared that I would stand out too much, or that people wouldn’t be interested in my content.

But somehow I ended up with way more readers than I expected. I’m still trying to find my way in the blogging world, but I’m happy with where I’m heading. And to celebrate this, I decided to make a list of my favourite posts of the past three months.

How I experience anxiety


I wrote this blog post because I wanted the world to know what it feels like to live with anxiety. I often get comments such as “just stop worrying” or “you know nothing bad will happen, so stop feeling scared.” They irritate me a lot because you can’t just turn down anxiety. If it were as easy as stopping to worry, I wouldn’t have anxiety.
Read ‘How I experience anxiety’.

5 things I love about working in tech

5 reasons I love working in tech

I love my job a lot, but I had a hard time getting back into it after taking a three week break (summer vacation!). Getting up early, going to bed early, working for 8 hours straight, interacting with clients, etc. It was so much at once! I wanted to bring some positive energy into my day, so I wrote a list of reasons why I love my job.
Read ‘5 things I love about working in tech’.

My story of living and dealing with asthma

Living with asthma

I’ve had asthma ever since I was a kid; it has always been a part of me. Most of the people close to me know my story, so it felt natural to write a blog post about it as well. I didn’t just want to get my story out there but also provide some support and information to others with asthma. I’m planning on writing more blog posts about the disease in the future as well. So if you have anything related to asthma that you want me to write about, feel free to send me an email.
Read ‘My story of living and dealing with asthma’.

7 steps towards better sleep

How to achieve better sleep

It’s not as personal as the three other posts, but it still deserves a spot among my favourites. I’ve been looking for ways to improve my sleep for a while now, and made a list of the things that help me the most. I should write a follow-up post to this later in the year, as I’ve discovered some new methods since this post was published.
Read ‘7 steps towards better sleep’.

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    1. Thanks!

      That’s what I’m aiming for with Lavender Life, something very personal. For me, writing down my experiences is a form of therapy. And hopefully, it inspires or helps others who are in similar situations as well.

  1. Hi Sarah! Thank you for another great blog post. I can totally relate as I started to blog few weeks ago. Even though I write about beauty and fashion (or rather wardrobe as I call it), I only write it from the perspective of simplifying your life. I discovered your blog recently ago and suscribed to it. I have since enjoyed your articles, especially the one on asthma, as I also suffer from it. Keep up the great work!

  2. Congrats on your success! I’m really happy for you. And I can understand your worry because your blog is not beauty/fashion orientated, but it seems everything turned out well for you. I feel like an outcast sometimes because people mostly don’t notice my blog. But hey, I have some views so I got that going for me. XD