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Changing Direction

I’ve been very inactive on my blog for the past months. It’s ironic as I remember I would always make time to put up a post at least once a week. I’ve never been the best writer, my articles had always been flooded with typos. To be frank I never used to proofread my articles, and asking a friend or someone, in general, to proofread my work has always intimidated me. I’m digressing, what I’m trying to say is, I used to be incredibly passionate about my blog. I don’t care if I got no views nor comment, my blog was truly MY space, it was my tiny corner on the internet that I’m incredibly proud of. However, over the past years my passion slowly fade, my blog was going in all direction and I was very unhappy with my content. I started receiving brand deal opportunities, and even if I don’t particularly like the content or product, I would accept every offer I got. Despite being very grateful I began to feel like blogging and writing good reviews as a job. I wasn’t authentic and most of the things I write seems fabricated even though it wasn't my intention. Which is why I took a very long but very needed break from The Closet Elf. During that time I focussed on school but also simultaneously gather ideas and clarify the direction of this blog. The Closet Elf would continue to write sponsored post in regards to fashion and lifestyle, however only of products I truly recommend and like. The blog would be more focused on lifestyle instead of fashion as I’m as interested in the industry as I was before. This clarification may not be necessary for you, but it is very necessary to be as it helps me ease my brain and keep my sanity. Thus, as I am in my senior year, I will be putting school as my number one priority but I will try very hard to maintain frequent content. As of committing to a schedule, I would try to have 2-4 posts a month. With that, I would like to apologize for being inactive and will be continuing this blog very soon! Thank you so much for sticking around <3

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