A journey to remember

Sometimes, All that We Need is Just a Break

Posted on: September 13, 2015

Last Friday was really one of those exhausting days in life. So many things went wrong, everything ran so fast that I barely had a moment to breath, so many plans didn’t work out in a way I desired, so little times yet so many works remained undone… Not to mention that I literally feel extremely tired everytime I wake up from sleep in the morning.

At some point, I couldn’t help myself but wondering… When will this madness end? Will it ever end in the first place?

But then on Saturday, I had a lovely day. After being occupied with lots of works for a while, I finally had a chance to do one thing that I always love to do: went shopping. As much as I love shopping online; which I did a lot more often lately, walk along the mall and carry the shopping bags on my own hands are somehow irreplaceable.

I love the sounds of the hangers in a small boutique. The smell of new books in a bookstore. I love hunting, fitting, and paying for the stuffs I love to buy. And just like that, I forgot my things to do back at work. I forgot how stressful this life can be. I forgot all the disappointment and failure that brought me down. And then at the end of the day, I asked myself, why should I want this madness to end? My life is running so fast, but thanks to that, it also brought me faster to the things I always dreamed of in life.

You know… that last shopping day was actually no ordinary shopping day. It was a shopping trip to buy the things I need for the upcoming vacation trip by the end of this week.

I bought a pair of sandals, and when I did, I picture myself walking on a white sandy beach. I also bought a new beach bag that fits my snorkel, and when I saw it, all that I could think of was the beauty of under the sea. I also bought a sunblock, travel size toiletries, medicines, all of the small things that will come in handy during my trip!

All that joys on last Saturday has told me this one big thing: I simply need a break. It’s not about my job, it’s not about the battles I’ve lost, it’s not about me having no idea about my own life. It’s simply about me doing all other things that I love to do. I love working and pursuing my dreams, but a nonstop run will only kill myself. It’s just like traveling. No matter how much I love it, a nonstop trip will only make me dying over a boredom.

I need to wake up in a beautiful place knowing that a new adventure will soon begin. I need to wander and get lost and made a discovery along the way. I need to jump off to the water and make that blue sea as my pool. I need to go to bed at night knowing that I still have another day to travel and even later in my last night, I will be able to tell myself that I’m ready to get back to my real and wonderful life back at home.

Again sometimes, all that we need is just a break, a very good one. Reward ourselves for all the hard works, the sleepless nights, and all the pain and tears we had along the journey. Relax, have fun, and when I’m back, I will be in my very best state to figure out the next best thing in life. What’s next? What do I really want? And how do I get there? Well, let’s keep those questions until my vacations ends! 😉

Happy Monday and happy holiday for those who celebrate! 🙂


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Life took me to many unimaginable people. The super kind, the selfless, the brave men, and of course, the mean and rude people, cheaters, liars, hypocrites, extremely arrogant, and all other qualities that got me thinking, “I never thought such people like these do exist!”
But I’ve also come to learn that sometimes, there is a bright side of the darkest people I know. They’re not always good, but they’re not always bad either.
At the end of the day, it helps me to define the people I can bear and the people I can’t stand. And most importantly, it helps me to decide the person I would like to become. I’m not a funny person. I’m not good at mingle with random people. I’m fierce, I’m a straight-talker, I get annoyed easily, and I have this resting b face that makes me look angry all the times. I’m not that kind of person whom people would miss when I’m not around.
But you know what?
I’m okay with all that flaws I have in me. Nobody is perfect, and neither am I. At the same time; everyone on earth is special, and so am I.
I know my worth. I know what I’m very good at. I know what I want and I work hard to make it happen. I’m a go getter and I fight my battles. I’m not an angel, but I’m not a devil either.
I was born to be the very best of myself, and just because I don’t always have what others have, it doens’t make me less as a person inside out. I’m whole just the way I am, and I’m beyond grateful of all that. I know that my career has been a bit of trouble for my personal life. I admit that it feels like a loss to me sometimes, but you know what? I don’t feel sorry about all that, not a even just a little bit.
My career has given me a comfort bed to sleep, taken me to the places I’ve never seen, brought me to the incredible people who end up as my best friends, and most importantly, it has really made my parents proud. I can sleep tight at night knowing that at least, I can support my parents after their retirements.
The way I see it, there’s nothing bad about all that, so why should anybody in my position feel sorry and less proud about their own hard works?
Don’t let anybody make you feel less than who you are. Make yourself and your loved ones proud, and for me, the rest doesn’t matter at all.
Be great, women! Whatever you choose to do for your own life, be great at it and don’t feel sorry for anything good in your life! Happy International Women’s day and stay awesome!

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