2019 wrapped

2019 wrapped in photos

I also want to share what I realised this year, there is more to it than failing; than deeming yourself as a failure. When you feel like you are at the lowest of the lows, every breakdown will feel like the end of the world. But it is not. Breakdowns, I think, force you to stop, rest for awhile and rethink what you are doing. But getting up? It is harder than the fall itself. Maybe that is why it’s called breakthrough: you have to break yourself over and over again before you can build a stronger foundation within. We always always just gets stronger in the process. Do not be afraid to cry, breakdown, surrender to your emotions. It is needed for you to be able to let go, and then go on. We can’t live with our traumas forever. Continue reading 2019 wrapped in photos

Are You Too Hard on Yourself?

I wonder why it’s easier to be gentle with other people than with ourselves. Have you thought about it? Are you hard on yourself? What does it even mean?

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What Do You Do When You Lose the Will to Blog?

Before, I really make time for this. No excuses. I will write anything, but maybe that’s when I lost it. I just write, without a purpose. I just write to release. While that is a purpose in itself, it only benefits me. It is different reaching out to people and have your words make its impact, touching other’s heartstrings. I lost that magic, I believe. So maybe—just maybe—I am discouraged? I want my writings to be useful if you know what I mean. Continue reading What Do You Do When You Lose the Will to Blog?

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How Writing Stories Changed Me as a Reader

Stories are never my forte. I still believe poetry and blogging are what I’m best at. In poems, I don’t have to build characters and plot—I just follow my heart. In blogging, I just casually talk to you—like writing in a diary. Creating an entire world of your own, characters, settings, main and side stories, well, it’s SO hard. Continue reading How Writing Stories Changed Me as a Reader