Stepping into unfamiliar territory is always somewhat scary but I have never been one to back down because of fear of the unknown.
I remember when I first decided to start this blog, I was very happy and scared. I wondered if anyone would pay attention to my blog at all, I doubted my capability to give fashion advice but I went on to start anyway. As much as I was in doubt, putting myself under pressure, I didn’t let any of those feelings stop me.
That ability to follow my heart and go after the things I love and believe in is a character trait that I really love and appreciate. That, “I will do it anyway” attitude is the reason why four years down the line I am still blogging and expanding while some of the people I started on this journey with have let their sites go stale.
Over the years, I have become more consumed in creating Instagram and YouTube content which made me forget about my first love- writing. But I have found my mojo again and I vow to strike a balance on all platforms.
Sometime last year I rebranded from misnessah.com to vchilimanzi.com and it was then when I realized I had taken my craft seriously. I had never felt so good about attaching my name to something before that very day. I even got my first paid brand deal then. And from there, I looked at my work in a different light.
Since the inception of this blog which basically marks