Site updates

100k site views! 🎉

Today, I recieved this notification that my blog/website has reached over 100,000 views total! This number does not include those who have their cookies turned off, or those who view my posts on WordPress reader, or who view same pages multiple times — there are many factors that prevent counting full and accurate view counts.Continue reading “100k site views! 🎉”

A small change

Hi everyone, hope you are all doing okay! To be honest, I’ve been feeling a little frustrated lately with blogging. I’ve been wanting to see more growth and at a faster speed. I hope I can say that without sounding ungrateful for all the growth I’ve made so far. And maybe my expectations are setContinue reading “A small change”

12 Mind-Expanding Blog Sites that first inspired me to create my own

Before I created this blog site, I was inspired by a handful of popular websites that first gave me the inspiration. I found many of these through friends and through Facebook (which I no longer use), before I knew anything about WordPress blogs. I loved the mind-expanding content these sites provided, as opposed to yourContinue reading “12 Mind-Expanding Blog Sites that first inspired me to create my own”

Introducing “Crystal Aura” Astrology / Tarot!

Announcing “Crystal Aura (by Laura)“, a new blog/business for astrology, tarot, numerology, & all things esoteric! crystalauragaze.com Crystal Aura is dedicated to aligning you on your highest vibrational path by examining your future and working with your cosmological blueprint! Every week, I post a generalized forecast for the collective whole, focusing on moon phases, retrogrades,Continue reading “Introducing “Crystal Aura” Astrology / Tarot!”

Blog STATS!!! (As of 2021!)

Happy new year everyone! Let’s hope 2021 brings us much better new adventures!!! Let’s take a look at STATS for Lotus Laura 2021! ***Users who have their cookies turned off, or who view my posts on WordPress reader, or spam-bots are NOT included in these stats!*** In 2020, Blog received 53,857 total views. 22,532 of the views were fromContinue reading “Blog STATS!!! (As of 2021!)”

Lotus Laura on Instagram

Lotus Laura is now on instagram! Please follow me and leave your username in the comments so I can follow back! I am looking forward to sharing my blogging journey through photos. This will be like a “behind the scenes” where I document the writing process and give some glimpses of future posts!

Liebster Award #2

Thank you Ceridwen Silverhart at Illuminating the Fool’s Mirror for nominating me for the Liebster Award! This is my second nomination! I am so honored! Please check out this lovely blogger and show her some love! She is a gifted writer who composes mind-expanding pieces regarding myth & the media. We share a common endearmentContinue reading “Liebster Award #2”

HALLOWEEN 2020 ~ a preview of what’s to come…

Halloween is possibly my favorite holiday! It’s the one time of year when we aren’t expected to be overly cheerful, and it’s even socially acceptable to go crazy! They say that during Halloween, “the veil between this world and the underworld” is at its thinnest. This means that spirits are more likely to come throughContinue reading “HALLOWEEN 2020 ~ a preview of what’s to come…”

Full-time blogger

I have decided that, writing is really fulfilling for me and so I’m committing to being a full-time blogger. That means I want to spend 40 hours a week on blogging. That includes writing, planning, configuration, networking, and so on. Of course I still need my day job to pay the bills. I’m content withContinue reading “Full-time blogger”

500 follows!

I have reached over 500 follows! 😁😸💜 Thank you to everyone who reads my blog! You help me stay inspired to follow my passion! 😻💕💖

GREAT ACHIEVER “महासिद्धी” BLOGGER AWARD I (GAMBA I)

I was nominated by Kamal’s Blogging Cafe for the ‘GREAT ACHIEVER “महासिद्धी” BLOGGER AWARD‘! Thank you so much, I’m incredibly honored and proud to be a part of this movement! Please go check out this excellent blog! Rules & Regulations 1. Thank the person who nominated you, with a link to their blog. 2. Make a PostContinue reading “GREAT ACHIEVER “महासिद्धी” BLOGGER AWARD I (GAMBA I)”

Blogger Recognition Award #3

Thanks to Illuminating the Fool’s Mirror for the blogger recognition award! This is my third nomination! Please go check out this wonderful blog and prepare to have your mind expanded. It’s all about myth and media. The pieces are high quality and chuck full of fascinating information. Each post demonstrates true passion for writing. ThankContinue reading “Blogger Recognition Award #3”

Sunshine Blogger Award #4

I was nominated by Ceridwen Silverhart for the Sunshine Blogger Award! Thanks so much! 🙂 Please go check out her blog “Illuminating the Fool’s Mirror.” She writes thoroughly researched posts about mythology and media. I especially like her informative, mystical series about Water Horses. The Rules Thank the person who nominated you and provide aContinue reading “Sunshine Blogger Award #4”

Little update

Hi blogger friends! So I wanted to say that I’m planning on taking another hiatus for a while! I feel that I have a lot of inner work to do right now. I have a few more posts for Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and I also want to post my summer playlist for the first dayContinue reading “Little update”

Liebster Award!

TishGirl has nominated me for a Liebster Award! She is a phenomenal writer! Go check out her thoughtful posts. Thanks so much for the nomination 🙂 Rules: Thank the blogger who nominated you, and provide a link to their blog. Answer the 11 questions given to you. Share 11 facts about yourself. Nominate 5-11 otherContinue reading “Liebster Award!”

THE PURPLE ALMOND HALL OF FAME

Wow!!! I am beyond excited to share that Purple Almond Wellness made a lovely post about my blog, and I am now featured in the Purple Almond Hall of Fame!!! What an incredible honor! Go read the full post here 🙂 Once again, thank you!!! ❤

Sunshine Blogger Award!

Hey friends! I was nominated by Steve`s Country for the Sunshine Blogger award! Thanks, dude — he is a phenomenal nature blogger who is super active on WordPress — always pleasant, cheerful, & sunny! 🙂 The Sunshine Blogger Award Rules: Thank the blogger(s) who nominated you and provide a link back to their blog ListContinue reading “Sunshine Blogger Award!”

Blogger Recognition award ~ second nomination!

Hi there! I have received a second nomination for the Blogger Recognition Award from Rising Star (idealinspiration.net)! This is the only blogger award I’ve won before, which I have now been nominated twice for! So exciting, thank you! 😀 The Rules are given below: Here are some rules for the Blogger Recognition Award. 1. Thank the blogger(s) whoContinue reading “Blogger Recognition award ~ second nomination!”

STATS!!!

Happy new year!!! 2019 was my best year so far for this blog! Let’s see how I did statistically. ***Users who have their cookies turned off, or who view my posts on WordPress reader, are NOT included in these stats!*** In 2019, Blog received 5,396 total views. 2,732 of the views were from the USA.Continue reading “STATS!!!”

Goals & ideas for 2020

The new year is the perfect time to set personal goals for yourself and come up with new ideas for the upcoming twelve months. By doing this: You are living a more conscious life. You are exercising control. You are shaping and molding your ideal self. Tips for goal-setting: Come up with about five orContinue reading “Goals & ideas for 2020”

lotuslaura.com

I upgraded my blog so now my site name is officially lotuslaura.com! The original lotuslaura94 WordPress link still works, and will lead you to the same page. My new email is laura@lotuslaura.com for anything WordPress-related. Feel free to contact me! (I am still continuing to use my personal Gmail account for personal emails.) I’m absolutelyContinue reading “lotuslaura.com”

RIP to My Old Layout

I’ve changed the theme/layout of my blog. Say goodbye to the old style… it was nice while it lasted! It now features six posts at the top of the homepage. I chose the more recent and most popular (by most likes or views) ones. The mobile version is slightly different but still super functional. I’mContinue reading “RIP to My Old Layout”

site update

Hi! Little update… Explore page has been updated, “most popular posts” are now up to date. About me page has been changed. I’ve started using the “continue reading” button to keep the site condensed, so please click it to finish the post. With more posts coming out I may switch my email subscription from “perContinue reading “site update”

Weekly schedule

I’m going to be trying something new with my blog, something I’ve been thinking about for a while. I’m going to put myself on a schedule to inspire myself to write every day, even when writer’s block tries to stop me. I have a theme for each day. My goal is to write every singleContinue reading “Weekly schedule”

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