"You couldn't have strength without weakness, you couldn't have light without dark, you couldn't have love without loss" — Jodi Picoult (The Tenth Circle) Have you ever felt sorry for yourself for far too long that another version of you came in your dream, giving yourself life advice? Yeah, that happened to me two days ago. My alternate … Continue reading 28
“Invest in yourself or no one else will – stop being afraid of what could go wrong & start getting excited about what could go right.” – Tony Robbins I tell myself frequently, I am in charge of my life, liberated and free. I want to live life with certainty, despite the uncertainty that life … Continue reading 27
Annual birthday thoughts, 6 months late. 🙂
I haven’t been writing lately. Writing was a way for me to let go; to ink away piece by piece the memories that I cling on to, until there is nothing left to weigh me down. And in this space I call my own, I have always been writing about myself and little about anyone … Continue reading 25
Ralph Waldo Emerson once wrote: To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. This post is seemingly several months late, as I turned 24 last May. Birthdays are significant to me, not for the cakes and presents, but rather a reminder of who I … Continue reading 24
“Birthdays are nature's way of telling you to eat more cake.” ― Jo BrandI turned 23 today.For all my life, I spent my birthday either cramming for exams or sitting for one. It was sheer luck that my birthday always fall on third week of May, usually the examination week. Now that student life is over, this … Continue reading 23
I turned 21 on May 19. For as long as I could remember, my birthday was always during the examinations period. This year was slightly different, my examinations started a week later then expected - all the more joy to celebrate being 21. To top that, for the first time in my life I had … Continue reading 21.
I turn twenty today. 19 May 2011 marks the end of my teen years as I begin the first day of my young adulthood phase. Growing up is proportional to the unspoken understanding of maturity level other people expects from you. Being twenty brings a blend of mixed feelings. A sense of satisfaction to not … Continue reading 20.
Birthdays. Cut a cake, blow the candles, and make a wish. It’s simple isn’t it? For me, birthdays is much more than just that. It is a joyous moment to celebrate the change in ourselves, hopefully much wiser and more understanding, and most of all, to have the ability to step up and be a better … Continue reading 19