every hour wounds, the last one kills.
-Neil Gaiman

From District 9 3/4, obsessed, bipo, weird, Michael Cera, Youth in revolt, Ruroken, save planet earth

Day 1: Wear Comfortable Shoes

I have no title for this series of posts and I have no intention of giving one. A lame excuse for laziness you may say, but no.

I wear comfortable shoes everyday (except for the events in which we are required to dress “properly”, if that’s how they call it). Our concept of “comfortable shoes” differs as some are comfortable wearing high heels, wedges, and all those shiny glittery whatnot. I have a few pairs of sneakers and I am comfortable wearing them. I can walk fast, run, hop, and, do anything—thanks to those shoes. 

There have been pairs that I have lost along the way. Some were torn, some just signed up for early retirement, all of which cannot be repaired although I wanted too.

I learned one lesson yesterday. No matter how comfortable you are, there are times when you’ll slip (which is shocking on your part, thinking that you’re grounded but gravity and your shoes gave up on you for one reason or another) but you can get up, of course. And although you slipped at one time, you continue to use that pair of shoes.

I still have that bruise on my knee. Thanks to gravity and my awkward way of walking that reminded me to write this post.

Another Night of Temping (and here’s what I found)

Excerpts from How To Be Perfect

Get some sleep.

Eat an orange every morning.

Be friendly. It will help make you happy.

Hope for everything. Expect nothing.

Take care of things close to home first. Straighten up your room
before you save the world. Then save the world.
Be nice to people before they have a chance to behave badly.

Don’t stay angry about anything for more than a week, but don’t
forget what made you angry. Hold your anger out at arm’s length
and look at it, as if it were a glass ball. Then add it to your glass
ball collection.

Wear comfortable shoes.

Do not spend too much time with large groups of people.

Plan your day so you never have to rush.

Show your appreciation to people who do things for you, even if
you have paid them, even if they do favors you don’t want.

After dinner, wash the dishes.

Calm down.

Don’t expect your children to love you, so they can, if they want
to.

Don’t be too self-critical or too self-congratulatory.

Don’t think that progress exists. It doesn’t.

Imagine what you would like to see happen, and then don’t do
anything to make it impossible.

Forgive your country every once in a while. If that is not
possible, go to another one.

If you feel tired, rest.

Don’t be depressed about growing older. It will make you feel
even older. Which is depressing.

Do one thing at a time.

If you burn your finger, put ice on it immediately. If you bang
your finger with a hammer, hold your hand in the air for 20
minutes. you will be surprised by the curative powers of ice and
gravity.

Do not inhale smoke.

Take a deep breath.

Do not smart off to a policeman.

Be good.

Be honest with yourself, diplomatic with others.

Do not go crazy a lot. It’s a waste of time.

Drink plenty of water. When asked what you would like to
drink, say, “Water, please.”

Take out the trash.

Love life.

Use exact change.

When there’s shooting in the street, don’t go near the window.

and good morning to me…

Pick up a book that you wouldn’t normally be interested in and read it. Read it from cover to cover, even if, at times, you’re forcing yourself to get through it. Read until you find something within it that sparks your interest. There are always things left to be learned, always interests left to be discovered, it’s just getting past the anxiety of moving outside your comfort zone that stops you.

~from thoughtcatalog

Final Lap

thanks to the generosity of her parents this semester. haha! she’s now on the final lap of this semester’s race.

ja~ne is thankful to the universe for being with her this far. whew! final week and she’ll be registering for summer classes for additional English units. no vacation for her because she needs to earn for another year of study. It’s not easy to ask money from time to time because they’re not rich.

you deserve flowers on your doorstep
and coffee in the morning
you deserve notes left on your dashboard
and ice cream sundaes at 3am
you deserve honesty every day
and to be kissed every hour
you deserve to be reminded
how beautiful you are

~stumbled upon from stumbleupon