The Inside Scoop… on the fabulous woman behind Styling the Inside, Jamie Dunlop.
Ladies, meet Jamie. She was recently nominated one of Vancouver’s Top 30 Mom bloggers after having a blog for less than a year. An impressive feat! Her blog posts are honest and inspiring and written in such a way that you can completely relate to her. We love her recent Fashion Friday post which is all about breaking out of routine which can overcome a lot of us. We love any blog which focuses on a little statement necklace here and there! Read on to find out what inspires her, what she loves most about blogging and her advice for the next generation.
1. Congratulations on becoming one of Vancouver’s Top 30 Mom Bloggers! How has this nomination inspired you and your blog?
Thank you. Becoming one of Vancouver’s Top 30 mom bloggers surprised me, big time! This honour has inspired me to connect more with other bloggers, and to blog more frequently. I daydream in blogs ALL the time. Everything I do could potentially be my next post!
2.What do you love most about blogging?
Styling the Inside is my online diary that I get to share with the world! I find blogging very therapeutic. When my words and life experiences are relatable and have an impact on others, it fills my heart with so much joy. I love a good challenge and my blog definitely challenges me, forces me to become tech savvy and think outside of the box.
3. What inspires you?
I’m inspired by people who use their lives to make a difference. These types of people are not only living for themselves, but also for the betterment of our world. We all know that making a difference within ourselves is the first step in making a difference around us, therefore I am especially inspired by individuals who make personal development a top priority.
4. What are you most proud of?
I am most proud of myself for overcoming my fear of what others think. This is me, imperfections and all, take it or leave it! The amount of weight you feel when you are wrapped up in what other people think of you, feels like a ton of bricks on your shoulder. When you let go, you feel as light as a feather, ready to tackle more important stuff, like what you think of yourself!
5. Any advice for the next generation?
My advice for the next generation who are living in a world with so much pressure to be like everyone else, where their self-esteem is validated by the number of likes they receive through their social media feeds is this; if you know your own heart and think the truth, you will always have a friend who doesn’t lie.
I love….. CARBS and deep conversations.
Vancouver is…. full of culture, beauty and diversity.
Life is….. what you make it, so make it a memorable one!
If you could go back in time…. I would go back to my adolescent self and tell her that I love her!