Since I re-opened the blog after my two-year break, you all have probably noticed how I’ve changed the focus of the blog to be more about the classier aspect of jet-set life.
Back in the days before shutting down JetsetBabe, the blog was about anything related to the jet-set world. It didn’t matter what style, I just wanted to cram in as much as possible and share with you every information I could find. Perhaps I was very curious myself and therefore wrote happily about taboo topics like sugar babies, sponsors, gold diggers, etc.
Just before I closed the blog down, I went through an on and off phase of being extremely tired of the jet-set world. I got weary of looking at my Instagram, being daily fed with materialistic show-off and provocative personalities. On top of it, in my personal life, I had people in my circle who didn’t have the best influence on me. I was getting brainwashed both online and in private, and I wasn’t feeling great. It was ruining me.
My motivation started to fade for the blog.I thought to myself that the jet-set world was shitty, with shitty people having shitty energy. Everyone was fake and materialistic; I couldn’t deal with it anymore. And then I realized that there wasn’t any point continuing blogging when I didn’t feel passionate about the topic, so I shut it down.
I’m not going to lie, but the first year being free from JetsetBabe felt so liberating. I was happy not to see certain accounts that I was following and being fed with their needs for validation. I didn’t miss the blog at all, in fact, I felt so sure I was never going to re-open it ever again.
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When I closed the blog down, I was in a very difficult time of my life, and I stayed there for a while. In a way, I’m glad JetsetBabe wasn’t with me during that time, because I don’t think I would have been capable of delivering quality content while being in agony.
Of course, some days felt better, but I had a lot of dark moments. I was struggling, but I was also hanging in there. Every day I was practicing patience of hoping that my luck would soon turn. The depression I was feeling was real, and it wasn’t letting me go that easy.
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От создателей "заходи- не бойся, уходи-не плачь!" Мы плачем и грустим великой еврейской грустью по лету, но в то же время мы и рады, ведь летнюю одежду покупать не пришлось!! А снимали мы сегодня одежду на все времена года 😍😍😍 Костюм @zint_boutique + брошь 🌟@fantome_design ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ Погода , мы тебя не боимся, кое-кто свистнул из салона дождевичок, и этого кое-кого чуть не оставили на улице, потому что слишком #мокренькая 😭😭😭😭🤷🏼♀️
They say “after rain comes the sun”- and it’s true! It does!
With time, things got better. My life started to change for the better. During my absence from the blog, I went to counseling for two years, and it took me about ten months to encounter my first breakthrough. Shortly after that very significant moment in my therapy, everything started to fall into pieces.
My depression went away, I cut with many toxic people in my circle, I finally met the love of my life, I got career driven and a new appetite for life. It was like I had just woken up from a bad dream – I was finally happy again!
Tasting pure happiness felt almost surreal. I had gotten used to the darkness and loneliness. But there was a light at the end of the tunnel after all, but can I tell you one thing – the journey towards it did not happen overnight!
In this last year, as I became myself again, JetsetBabe started to hunt me in the back of my mind. I was driving my close friends insane, by going back and forth in thoughts of potentially re-opening the site again.
One afternoon, me and my friend were sitting and brainstorming together. I expressed exactly what it was with the old JetsetBabe that made me not want to come back and my friend gave me some ideas. Something then clicked for me. I got my AHA-moment. All of a sudden I could see it all clearly, I knew exactly what I would do with the blog.
You see, the jetset world is very big and generic. You have different worlds in this niche. Instead of blogging about everything and including the parts that were making me fed up (like I was doing in the past), I was going to change focus and only include the parts that I felt were truly inspiring. That means I wouldn’t include certain personalities and topics that I was regularly posting before. Instead, I was going to focus on the classier aspect of jet-setting because that’s what I was really passionate about.
I’ve always wanted to promote something that I really believed in. Classy lifestyle is exactly that.
I had gone through both sides of the coin in my life and I had learned so much from it. I wanted to share my learnings with others, perhaps it could help someone too. On top of it, I started remembering all the people I had met in recent years, especially men, who were often remarking how hard it’s to find classy women today. They were sharing their struggles and all the stories of “less classy” women they’ve encountered. So the idea to my book “How To Be Classy” got born.
And then the rest is history. Six months later I re-opened the blog, and I can honestly say – I’m so happy I’m back! It was perfect timing. I needed to retreat for two years and learn a few lessons, before coming back to all of you with a fresh mind and new energy to transmit.
I’m glad I did it, but most of all, I’m glad I still had so many of you waiting for my return.
It means so much to me! When I look at my visitor statistics, we are now more than we were back in the days, and it fuels me to continue. Thank you for still being with me and following my blogging journey. It might have a classier touch now, but my honesty will never change. I will always stay true to you as I’ve done from the very beginning, and I will continue to raise taboo topics, I just don’t want it to take over the show.
You are the reason why I came back, I’m very grateful for your presence and your support. Thank you.