Sometimes when we look in the mirror we see something we don’t like. We see bodies which don’t fit into our personal expectation of beauty and it’s this view of ourselves which causes us to project into our lives, i.e I didn’t get that job because I wasn’t as pretty as the other people there, or I’m single because I’m not thin enough. This is obviously not going to give us the best outlook on life and is definitely going to start impacting our day to day moods.
I said to my friend that I felt like I was living in an emotional limbo of late. It’s the equilibrium of this new chapter which I’m learning to accept but feeling that unwillingness to dive in and move forward with it.
As someone who likes to plan, my spontaneous lifestyle of late has been rather refreshing.
My hair is a birds nest, my false eyelashes are stuck to the pillow in almost comical fashion, and the loud alcohol induced snores from my partner echo throughout the small room at the wedding reception venue. This is the first wedding I’ve attended as an adult and it’s being held in Poland. As someoneContinue reading “Travel Blog Diaries: Szczecinek, Poland”
For those of you thinking that I have lost the plot and have turned a bit mystic meg with this post, let me just state one thing: much like astrology, tarot readings are simply something I have been doing as a hobby, I.e, this is something I do for fun. Tarot readings are a placeboContinue reading “Tarot Card Readings- Mythbusted”
It is incredibly easy to get locked up in our own bubble of comfort, see the same friends, experience the same situations time and time again but this is how we slip into old habits, anxiety rears its ugly head and some of us slip back into depression. In order to break the cycle, we must ensure to sever the ties to normality once in a while, step out of our comfort zones and try something we were maybe opposed to doing previously.
Life wouldn’t be life if there weren’t any ups and downs. No matter how much we plan and save we can never cover all eventualities.
When I think about Ikigai, I look to it as a final goal, something to achieve, as opposed to something I have in the present moment.