It’s that time of year where I like to sit down and reflect about the past twelve months that have whisked by – not for the purpose of a new year resolution but with the intention of learning more and more about myself and those around me each year.
I don’t think I’ve ever said this out loud. The first time I even thought about it was while I was driving home from the gym.
I always said to myself, and to whoever asked, that I quit blogging because I needed a break to find myself and to find my purpose (as Tamara Webb likes to put it). However, I knew deep down that it wasn’t the real reason and maybe that’s why it took me SO long to get back. The real reason why I took a break from blogging is that it was getting too much and I couldn’t catch up. Continue reading “The Real Reason Why I Took a Long Break from Blogging”
I’m a big believer in this motto: that if you keep putting something off, you are simply not meant to do it. Of course, this motto comes with its limitations – you might be putting off studying or cleaning your room – those still have to be done, so please don’t take this literal to everything. I kept putting my Malta Fashion Week application on the back burner this year and after it was past its deadline, I realised why.
Even if you’re the biggest fan of change, change is hard. Adjusting to different scenarios in your life, that might potentially clash, is difficult and it will definitely take some time to get used to. One of the biggest challenges in my life, and in many others, is finding a balance between work and life.
I remember last year I did a resolutions posts on my old blog. I was planning to revisit this post and do something similar this year but I knew what was going to happen. I was probably going to look at this page and be disappointed by all the things I promised I would do and did not achieve – when in fact, there are so many things I did that I am proud of in 2017 that weren’t even planned. So here’s what I learnt in 2017. Continue reading “What I Learnt in 2017”