I was recently told that I can be intimidating because I am, as they so nicely put it, “little miss perfect”. Apparently, I seem so well-organised and neat that people feel as if they have to make an effort in order to be accepted by me, being the “perfect” person that I appear to be. First of … Continue reading Little Miss Perfect
[The following post mentions brands and book titles because they’re a part of my personal experience → not for advertising purposes.] As the first of January 2017 was mostly spent recovering from New Year’s Eve celebrations (and late night cleaning as a friend’s skirt sprinkled glitter all over the place and − which was far worse − … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions (from Over a Year Ago)
I’m back in my bubble. What’s the bubble, you may ask? It’s my safe space. It’s where I go when the world is too much, it’s the one spot where no one and nothing can hurt me. My bubble isn’t quite bulletproof but I’d say it’s pretty close to that. You might think that the … Continue reading The Bubble
[To anyone who might end up reading this, I want to stress that turning to alcohol as a remedy for anxiety is not a solution. Trust me.] Every now and then I love going out. I even need it in order to catch a break from my complicated life. “Going out” can mean many things: … Continue reading The Bliss of a Night Out
I recently went on a date with a guy I met on Tinder. This is surprising in so many ways, meaning that I hadn’t expected to even meet up with any of the guys from Tinder because of the obvious reason (well, it’s Tinder) and also, I am slightly terrified of dating / meeting new … Continue reading Self-acceptance
Have you ever gone through the experience of being around people who make you feel not quite like yourself? I have, lots of times. Some people make me lose my cool (although, in all fairness, I’m never entirely cool 😉 ) – I instantly forget how to react to things, how to come up with … Continue reading Spontaneous Changes in Character, Anyone?
[Note: this was one of the first pieces I ever wrote, written in the summer of 2016.] Have you ever missed someone so much that it caused actual physical pain? A knot in the stomach at the thought of the one you’re missing, an unfilled void, a constant longing to be with someone. People tell … Continue reading On Missing Someone
I’m currently sitting at my office desk, having a little too much time on my hands. Things are slow and that gives me a lot of time to reflect on far too many aspects of my life. I currently feel like I’m just hanging in there, letting one day pass after another, doing the things … Continue reading Just Life