CIARA O’DOHERTY, Fashion, lifestyle and travel blogger
My breakthrough moment has to be when I finally decided to pursue my blog and YouTube channel full time. It was 2014, and at the time I was working as a stylist for a clothing brand, but every spare minute was dedicated to building my blog and YouTube channel — they were where my true passion lay.
I was essentially working two full-time jobs, and I was stretched thinly trying to juggle uploading videos, writing blog posts and staying on top of my hectic schedule as an in-house stylist.
So after much deliberation (and saving), in 2015, I started my own media company and threw myself into the scary world of freelance work. I had built up a good base of brands and contacts over the