• Sarah Hawkins

Vincent Ehindero Blogger Award

I was so excited to be nominated for this award by the lovely Aislinn Short who is the owner of the Peace Love Harmony Blog.

If you haven't done so already - please check out her blog it's all about achieving overall health and well-being. I wanted to of posted this blog post a lot sooner than I had but unfortunately my body had other ideas and I ended up being taken into hospital. I underwent an emergency laparoscopy and spent 5 days away from my family who were unable to visit due to COVID 19 restrictions. I'm back home now and recovering from surgery so decided to get this blog post up to take my mind off things.


1. Thank the person who nominated you with a link to their blog.

2. Make a post of the award (with a photo of the logo).

3. Post the rules

4. Ask 5-10 questions of your choice.

5. Nominate 10-30 other bloggers (or more) and notify them.

I nominated the following bloggers:

  1. Agapephilia Life Coach - An holistic life coach with a heart based approach

  2. Life Coach Laurie Laurie will guide you to make your version of happiness your set-point, inner calm your compass, and leading from soul your foundation

  3. Concealed Voices - A men's mental health blog

  4. Blue to Bliss - Living freely and loving life

  5. Kabuki Rune - Cruelty free beauty and Lifestyle Blog

  6. Mind Over Meds - A community for women wanting to understand and improve their mental health, find their purpose, reach their potential and improve their lives.

  7. Earth & Water - Spiritual Life Coach, Meditation Teacher and Birth Doula

  8. Dad Does Autism - an outlet for Adam, to share the joy, happiness, pride, frustration, anger, heartbreak and every other possible emotion that comes with family life that has Autism at its core.

  9. Keeping It Mindful - Keeping it Mindful is all about helping you live in a way that has a more mindful approach to your life and environment.

  10. 9ijalazy - helps aspiring bloggers start their blogs and make passive income online while doing what they love.

There are quite a few things that I would love to know about my fellow nominated bloggers.....

  1. Why did you start blogging?

  2. Do you prefer tea or coffee? Why?

  3. If you were a tree, what kind of tree would you be and why?

  4. What is your writing process from idea to publishing?

  5. How do you attract new readers?

  6. What is your blogging style?

  7. What advice would you give to newbie bloggers?

Here are the questions I was given by Aislinn

1. What do you consider to be happiness?

I consider happiness to be when you feel content from within, deep within your soul, you can identify and appreciate the good things in your life without letting the bad things outweigh or override these things. To me my happiness comes from a number of factors the love I feel and receive from my family, the joy of bringing life into the world, knowing I'm spending everyday with my soulmate, best friend and lover. Relishing in the small things in life.

2. What is more important to you money or time?

Money never has and never will be the most important thing to me. Time is more important to me.

3. How do you balance work and family time?

It's not easy being a mum that works full time but family time is the most important thing to me. I make sure that anytime I'm not working I am creating fun memories with my children, husband and extended family. I always make sure I have time for them.

4. What are your biggest tips for someone who is interested in blogging and/or creating a business online?

Perseverance - never give up keep pursuing that dream.

Enjoyment - make sure that your blog or business is a niche that you actually enjoy so that you can fun doing it and your passion will help drive you forwards

5. What are your favorite family traditions?

Christmas is my favourite time of year and during that time we have a load of traditions such as our annual Gingerbread House Creations, Daily Christmas Movie everyday of December, Creating handmade gifts for loved ones.

6. What are your favorite hobbies?

Yoga, reading, writing, photography - can I say binge watching TV series on Netflix?

Thanks again for the nomination Aislinn!

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