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The Sunshine Blogger Award

Hello loves ❤

The Sunshine Blogger Award (1)

Thank you to Helen at Smart Diet for nominating me for The Sunshine Blogger Award.

Be sure to check out her blog, she offers some really great information & knowledge on your diet & things you can do to create a healthy lifestyle.


  1. Thank the blogger who nominated you in your blog post and link back to her/his blog.
  2. List the rules and display the Sunshine Blogger Award logo in your post on your blog.
  3. Answer 11 questions that the blogger asked you.
  4. Nominate 11 new bloggers to receive the awards and write them 11 questions.

My Answers:

  • What are you blogging about?
    • I blog about anxiety, depression, relationships, happiness, recipes, what I get up to on my weekends ❤
  • When and why did you start your blog?
    • I started my blog in May 2016, it was a place I wanted to create for others to to some to get tips on finding their happiness, sharing hobbies & followers possibly sharing their journeys in my comment ❤
  • What are your goals for your blog?
    • My goal for my blog is to share that YOU ARE NOT ALONE. When I was first diagnosed with anxiety, I felt so alone. I want to let others know that YOU ARE NOT. A lot of us are dealing with our own demons & battling our own war, never feel that your experiences should be hidden or the way you feel should be kept inside. Share the way you feel, you’d be surprised how many others feel the same.
  • Do you have a special strategy to get more followers for your blog?
    • I just love interacting, I love commenting on peoples blogs, I love replying to everyones comments, I love s
  • If you were invited to a talk show on TV. What would you like to talk about?
    • That with anxiety, there is light at the end of the tunnel ❤
  • If you had the chance to live your dream – where would you be and what would you do?
    • I would love to be a counsellor – I have been contemplating it for the last 3 years. I would love to help others not feel so alone & guide them to the light at the end of the tunnel by doing things that they find fun/hobby ❤
  • Do you spend more time per day writing your blog or reading other blogs?
    • I post daily, so I am constantly on my blog, form about 9:00am till 5:30pm. I love reading other peoples blogs, I probably spend more time doing that to be honest.
  • What are your three favourite blogs?
  • What would your best friend tell me about you?
    • That I am loving, caring, generous, sincere, & extremely hypo.
  • If you had the power to change any grievance in the world in the blink of an eye, which problem would you address?
    • I would create world peace, there is not enough of it.
  • What’s your favourite inspirational/motivational quote?
    • ‘God gives his hardest battles to his strongest soldiers’

My Questions:

  1. What is a motivating quote you live by?
  2. If you had to share one piece of life advice, what would it be?
  3. Do you live with any regret?
  4. Are you happy where you are right now?
  5. What is your dream job?
  6. What is your favourite movie of all time?
  7. If you had to live off one food forever, what would it be?
  8. If you were an animal, what would you be?
  9. What is your favourite thing to cook?
  10. Where did you blog name originate from?
  11. Do you have any holidays planned for 2018?

My Nominations:


I cannot wait to read your reply blogs, you all deserve this ❤

Wherever you are in the world, have a lovely day ❤

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The Sunshine Blogger Award

Hello my loves ❤


Just catching up on some awards that I was nominated for a few days ago & haven’t gotten around to doing my reply-blog ❤

I am so blessed to have such lovely followers on my blog that when they are nominated for an award they think of me when it comes to their own nominations.

Strong Lotus Yogi – I thank you from the bottom of my heart that you have chosen me as one of the nominees for The Sunshine Blogger Award. Please check out her blog, she’s amazing & writes some really great content in regards to anxiety ❤


The Rules:

  • Thank blogger(s) who nominated you in a blog post and link back to their blog.
  • Answer the 11 questions the blogger asked you.
  • Nominate 11 new blogs to receive the award and write them 11 new questions.
  • List the rules and display the Sunshine Blogger Award logo in your post and/or on your blog.


My Answers:


  • What inspires you?
    • Books with a lot of knowledge, people that support & understand me, people that guide me.
  • What made you start blogging?
    • I have always been a blog reader over the years but I too, wanted to be apart of the blogging world to get my thoughts, experiences & emotions out there.
  • What do you hope to come from your blog?
    • When people read my blog, I hope they walk away feel happiness, feeling that they may want to try the things I have mentioned, feeling warm-hearted bc they are not alone bc others (me) feel the same way they do.
  • What is your favorite thing about the blogging community?
    • That everyone is so friendly, supportive & positive ❤
  • What is your hobby beyond your blog?
    • I like going to the gym, going for walks & sitting at the beach.
  • What is your greatest accomplishment?
  • What brings you joy?
    • fresh flowers, bubble baths, sunshine, freshly painted nails, a hot tea.
  • Where are you from? Describe it.
    • I am from Sydney, Australia – Where everyone is in a rush to go no where fast. (Lol, best way I can describe it in all honesty)
  • If you could do anything, what is one thing you would do for the world?
    • Create peace – The world would be a better place with it.
  • Use one word to describe your blog.
    • Helpful
  • What would you say is your biggest flaw and how do you feel about it?
    • Insecure – Insecurity is not something to be proud of & I am most certainly working on it day by day.





My Questions:

  • What was your greatest failure and what did you learn from that?
  •  Is blogging your profession or just a hobby?
  •  How would you describe your blogging style?
  • What is your greatest achievement outside of blogging?
  • What do you do in your spare time?
  • What would be your ideal working environment?
  • Who has impacted you most in blogging and how?
  • How do you motivate yourself to keep the blog up
    and running?
  • Sweet or Savoury?
  • Coffee or Hot Chocolate?
  • Summer or Winter


I can’t wait to read all your replies ❤

Wherever you are in the world, have a lovely day ❤

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Brotherhood of the World Award

Hello my loves ❤


Another award to be grateful for ❤ Thank you to Ingrid Madison Ave for nominating me for this award, I am so grateful to have received this award form you. To think that I come to mind when it comes to nominating bloggers makes me so happy ❤

Be sure to check out Ingrid Madison Ave‘s blog, she covers so many different categories in the blogging world & I am forever patiently waiting for her to upload & when she does I am so quick to read her blogs.


The Rules:

  • Thank the blogger who nominated you and post a link to his/her blog.
  • List the rules of the award and post a picture of the award.
  • Answer the questions from your nominator.
  • Nominate 10 other bloggers and be sure to let them know.
  • Write a list of questions of your nominees to answer


My answers:

Where are you from? I am Croatian but was born here in Australia.

Where do you live now? I am currently living in Sydney, Australia.

If you can go anywhere in the world where would it be, and why? Awe, I would love to go to Croatia, I know many people that have been there & recommended it, I can’t wait to go, it’s a goal of mine.

Dogs, or cats? Little fluffy doggies ❤

What’s behind the name of your blog? I sat on this name for my blog for approx. 2 weeks before letting my blog go live – I wanted to be sure I wanted this. The meaning behind this name is that everyone is battling there own war we just need to find out what helps us through the storm. Discovering your Happiness was an opportunity for me to share my happiness with others & hopefully encourage others to find theirs too.

What do you do for self-care? Get my nails done, get a massage, have a bubble bath, journaling, reading, watching a movie.

What items can you not leave behind when leaving your apartment, or home? My Vaseline chapstick, it has done wonders to my lips.

Favourite fashion style? I love some great sandals, blue ripped jeans & a white tee.

Do you blog full-time? I do not blog full time, as much as I would like to I cannot at this point in time. I still post every single day but I this is not my full time job.

Who inspires you? People who are at peace, people who have a lot of knowledge about self care & anxiety, people who encourage & support me.


My Nominees:


My Questions:

  • Where in the world are you based?
  • What made you get into blogging?
  • Summer or Winter?
  • What makes you the happiest?
  • If you had to eat one food forever, what would it be?
  • If you had one super power, what would it be?
  • If you could change one thing in the world, what would it be?
  • What are some of your 2018 goals?
  • Airplane holiday or Boat Cruise?
  • America or Europe holiday?


Congratulations to all nominees & thank you to Ingrid Madison Ave for thinking of me ❤

I can’t wait to read your replies ❤

Wherever you are in the world, have a lovely day ❤

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