Tuesday, December 31

"see you next year" (the last 2013 post, eep, how exciting!)

This year? Woah, during this year ever so slightly, day by day, month by month, things happened. Big things at that. People around me changed, I changed (a lot.) as did my perspective on life. SO much happened this year that I'm not sure I can sum it up into one or two paragraphs.

My 2013 collage (that little girl on the bottom left? That's yours truly aged 5)

I became stronger at standing up for what I believe in, I developed my tastes, I had some weighty downs and learnt how to cope with them, I passed my major exam of the year, I became more open-minded, I said goodbye to the best teacher I ever had, I also said goodbye (and 'good riddance') to the worst. I continued to grow into and strengthen a friendship that means a lot to me with a crazy-awesome friend. Together we seem to be evolving into better people, and for that I am glad. I met new people and tried to be more laid-back when chatting with guys (they're not thaaaaat much different from girls, I found out. Plus sometimes they can be kinda funny & witty..). I also discovered a little thing called feminism and decided to incorporate the thoughts that came with it into my every day life. I started many projects (and usually didn't even get half way through) such as the SYNESTHESIA project. I found many role-models via the internet and via my friends-all women. I decided to let love come to me (but that doesn't mean I can't do a little flirting. OK; time to change the subject.) I collected great quotes, and decided to make my own.

I compared myself (& my talents & thoughts) to others a lot but somewhere along the way I figured out that that was OK, I just had to remember that I am me, and me is enough.

Happy 2014 folks, geez it goes by quickly!
"Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it."
- Ferris Bueller

Last of all, let's congratulate the people at Google who seem to spend all their spare time coming up with new, groovy little Google icons every time.
Aw look at poor little 4 waiting for his turn, it's getting all pumped up to replace that 3, it's like "You've had your go, Trio, it's FINALLY mah turn to boogie. No to Trio, sure to Four".

4 thoughts:

  1. Wow, that is a lovely way to summarise what sounds like a great year— I'm finding it hard to reflect in such a constructive seeming way, but reading this is encouraging.
    Happy New Year!

  2. Lovely post as usual Lotus. You seem to have really captured the essence of this New Year and recollected the memories of the last one. Thumbs up to you.
    I found that the best way to summarise last year and my aspirations for this year was the simple but meaningful quote "Live. Laugh. Love." Life gives and takes, you just have to learn how to make the best of what you've got and remember that "what you now have, you once only dreamed about". The best way to make the best of it is to share every moment with the people you cherish most, your friends and family, but also with a stranger every now and then. You can never have too many friends even if it is just for a day.
    Never give up dreaming. <3

  3. Love what you wrote here. I can empathize with a looootttt of it. Happy New Year, girl! xo

  4. Sounds like you had a really eventful year! I can relate to what you have said so well!
    And I really like the last sentence that "me is enough". I should try to remember that as much as possible!
    Happy New year! :)



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