Tuesday, 7 November 2017

ATTENTION

“Trust and attention - these are the scarce
items in a post-scarcity world.” 
- Seth Godin


Really think about it. We live in a world where abundance is the norm. Abundance in food, in people, in opportunities... yet trust and attention are two rare things in this modern world. And for most of you, the first thing you think of is the trust and attention you receive from your (potential) boyfriends or girlfriends... of how difficult it is to form relationships where you are given an abundance of trust and attention, and it's true. But Seth Godin didn't say this in the context of only love. Dive deeper.

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

GLASS CEILINGS

"Teach your daughters to worry less about
fitting into glass slippers and more about
shattering glass ceilings."


Pretty photos draw you in, but the real value is in the words and its message.

If you want to make a difference you have to be bold. Do not suppress your opinions. Sure you might rub some people the wrong way but follow your instincts, if you are a good person at heart your opinion will be respected by the majority (because I would like to believe the majority are good).

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

CONQUER

[Rihanna:] 
I came to win, to fight, to conquer, to thrive
 I came to win, to survive, to prosper, to rise 
To fly To fly 


Sorry for the hiatus, friends! It has been a busy few months with a focus that strayed away from blogging. When I started this journey, I told myself I would give it 3 years and see where it goes, thinking I'd probably stop after I graduate law. But the 3 month long hiatus left me itching to express myself in some form or another. And thus I have (temporarily) returned.

In hopes of saving money for a bigger trip at the end of the year (Europe here we come!!) I decided let's do a nice Winter road trip up the coast of Western Australia. It's my tradition to always leave the city every holidays and I was not going to break that tradition being stuck in Perth just because I need to be money-wise for my big end-of-year trip. 

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

COLD WATER

"One of the hardest things you will ever have to do,
 my dear, is to grieve the loss of a person who is still alive."


This one is for you, N. 

A poem-esque piece I wrote once upon a dark time:

How does it feel like to miss someone you love...but may never be with again? It's like holding your breath underwater waiting for the moment that you can rise up and breathe again. You stay there, suffocating in the misery of yearning for the one that got away, with the small naive hope that they will return to you. You're suffocating and slowly you are dying. The only thing providing you with life is that small glimmer of hope, that same glimmer you see as the sun reflects off the surface of the water as you struggle in the dark deep water below. But there is that part of you that wonders, will I ever get that moment to breathe again? What if they never come back?

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