MEMOIR – Not So Sweet November

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“Sometimes I need to unwind Sometimes I need some down time Sometimes I need a minute just for me I need a minute just to be I need a minute just to breathe” –          A minute (Kelly Clarkson) November didn’t start great for me. I was still trying to swim above the deep waters from October which was swirling around …

IN THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS…

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“Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold. Happiness dwells in the soul.” – Democritus Do you resume work on Monday and immediately start looking forward to the weekend? Do you feel your life is an endless routine, like you are on a loop? Feel like you are stuck? Unproductive? Uninspired? Lost? Like you are wasting away? Do you …

SINK OR SWIM…

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So I’m back to this place – The thing about not knowing “No one knows you anymore You’re lost inside the walls you’ve built A prison deep within your soul” –          Seventh Day Slumber (Missing Pages) I feel tired. I can feel strength in my body but my soul is tired. I want to move, my legs are healthy but my …

Y.O.L.O (you only live once…)

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This post is best viewed on a laptop or tab to keep the arrangement of the pictures in tact #np: The time of my life – David Cook I started this year craving a six month’s break. Since I couldn’t take the six months off everything, I decided that I’ll utilize every public holiday this year to the fullest. Easter was …

INTROVERT. INTUITION. FEELING. JUDGEMENT (INFJ) DOOR SLAM

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Growing up, I noticed I was emotionally different from most. It’s been a long journey of self-discovery and learning how to manage my emotions while also trying to understand why I am the way I am. Human inter-relationship has never been one of my strongest aspects. Being different from others is sure going to lead to misconceptions and opinions from …

CRAPPY WEEKEND

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Okiemute just asked me how was my almost over weekend. I couldn’t even pretend and give the cliché response – ‘fine’. I replied with the sad truth. The weekend was lonely and difficult. One of the hardest weekends I have had in a while and I couldn’t be happier it was almost over. It’s was so bad I’m actually looking …

THINGS I’M TAKING AWAY FROM 2016….CONT’D

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6.         BE YOUR OWN HERO  It’s good to have someone to talk to, that listening ear to hear you out. Not necessarily for advice, rather, ‘cuz just letting it out can bring clarity. But then, don’t make the mistake of leaning so much on that person. Because – My style when I’m feeling down or going through serious stuff is …

THINGS I’M TAKING AWAY FROM 2016

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2016 has indeed been a year of learning for me. This post is about the top 10 things I’m taking away from the year. Some of them I have always known but this year I think they really stuck.                                    1.         LET GO, YOU’LL FEEL BETTER There’s this popular saying – choose your battles wisely. There are struggles we …

THE THING ABOUT NOT KNOWING

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#np: Unsteady – X-ambassadors It hurts terribly when all you can do is watch while the people you care about go through pain. There are things money can solve, but then there are also things money can’t solve. Those are the ones that hurt the most. Words can only go far in soothing pain. We all have challenges in life, …