Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Welcoming the year of chicken and fried egg.



Well it's actually rooster but you know what I mean. Anyway, HAPPY NEW YEAR Y'ALL!

2016 was a tough year for me, even from the start. You all know that, I shared some of my journey with you guys in this blog too. 2016 has taught me a lot of essential things in life through its ups and downs. I feel blessed nonetheless. I am grateful for all the things that happened to me, whether they're good or bad.

Seeing how 2016 went, my resolutions for this year is to "worry less" because honestly speaking, I started this year by overthinking and worrying a little bit too much. I happen to think a lot about the future recently. I assume it's because I'm entering the age of adulthood so maybe I'm in some kind of a state where we question a lot about life and the future (but idk, do you?). The main thing is, the blurriness and the uncertainty of the future scare the hell out of me and that's the problem because no one knows how the future looks like or how it's going to be and worrying about it will take longer than forever. You waste a lot of time and energy by just thinking and worrying about it, plus it won't do any good for your future either. So sit back and relax. Set goals, make lists, do what you have to do, get done anything that have to be done, but don't forget to take rests sometimes because your mind and body deserve it-- don't too much, though.

I actually write this post as a reminder for myself but it I think it can be helpful for some of you too. I know it's not a really typical cheerful-new-year post to begin with but I hope we can all have a really great year ahead! Let's make happy memories!

ps: I'm going to Belitung tomorrow for KKN. I wasn't really excited about going because I was sick (diarrhea ew) but I'm better now so hopefully it will all be okay. Will be gone for 6 weeks so see you on the next post!

xoxo

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

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leave
lēv/
verb
gerund or present participle: leaving
  1. 1.
    go away from.

  2. 2.
    allow to remain.


A short project to portray the uneasy feeling, the fear, and the nervousness we get when leaving something--or someone-- behind.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

DIY Secret Storage Book (or Box)


First video with me talking in front of the camera. I know it's so cringe worthy....... but you should watch it nonetheless *smirk face*

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Understanding the need of personal space.

(source: tumblr.com)

One of the things I remember from learning Psychology of Architecture is that each person has their own personal space and one's need of personal space may not be as much as other's. The difference in how much space is needed for each individuals may vary based on each person's unique background and personal experience.

Growing up without any siblings around, I personally think I need more personal space than other people. I enjoy my time alone even since I was a kid. I like to be in my room doing stuff, having fun by myself. That doesn't mean I don't like people though. I love my family, my close friends, and I like to spend a lot of time with them. But what I enjoy the most is when I am in my room, alone, reading books, or drawing, painting, doing stuff. Silence doesn't bother me. 
Like the sentence Hozier puts to open his song, To Be Alone;

"Never feel too good in crowds, with folks around"

I am not good at communicating with others. I find it hard to make a decent conversation and to keep it going. I usually don't know what to say. I think I am the kind of person that think too much when talking to someone new. I always think about what I'm going to say. "Is it okay to ask that?" or "is it appropriate?" which often leads to "yeah I probably shouldn't say that." and then awkward silence occurs as we try to find something else to say. I'm actually okay with the silence, but knowing that the other person may not feel the same is what makes it awkward. 

For me, as I get more comfortable to other people, I will also be more comfortable to enjoy the silence with them without trying to find anything to say. I think that's goals; to be alone, to appreciate each other's space, even when we're together. But not all people have the same opinion as me so there can be a little misunderstanding. But I also aware that I have to make an effort, not always ask for an understanding. I'm still working on it.

I know this post sounds like an excuse for my flaws but I think knowing that each person has different need of personal space is important, so we don't be so quick to judge and can be more understanding to one another.

"It feels good, girl, it feels good
Oh to be alone with you"


Hear Hozier's To Be Alone here. It's such a beautiful song with so much emotions.

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Comfortable.



"do you want it bad?
do you want it bad?
do you want it bad?
baby, do you?
or are you just comfortable?"
..................................................
Lauv - Comfortable

Friday, September 9, 2016

DIY: Fringe Jeans


(source: instagram.com @brandymelivilleusa @ireneisgood @miraagile @ameliaelle @aghniapunjabi)

Since I was a kid, I have an interest of making/DIY-ing stuff. For example, I used to make my own Barbie's clothes. I know my mom would never bought me those unimportant things unless I score good grades (which also means I have to wait until the semester's over), so I decided to make it myself. I cut my T-shirts and turned them into my barbie's clothes. Not only that, I used to paint my shorts and my T-shirts, I cut my my pants into shorts, I cut my sweater into a beanie. My mom would get angry because sometimes I cut a nice T-shirt or pants or anything that is still in a good condition (you know, kid rebellion). And now that I'm not a kid anymore, I know that money don't grow on trees. But my love for DIY-ing stuff has not died yet. So I have to find another way.
One day, I went to Pasar Baru, accompanying my mom. Then I spotted a section of thrift stores and I knew right away, "this is the answer" because my mom allows me to "destroy" the things I get from a thrift shop.
And that is the beginning of my thrifting journey. Thrifting is not bad. You know, if you look close enough, you might find hidden gems.

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Lately.



Favourites Lately: Black + blue jeans


This is gonna be a quick post.
I am so sorry for the lack of updates, I'm doing an internship right now. 
And wow, guys. I just wanna share with you. Working is no joke. I literally fall into my bed the second I reach home. I don't know why but I feel really tired. But it has been a fun experience. I only got 2 months left before I back to uni, so wish me luck. I hope it will go well until the end of the internship program.
Anyway, I hope you guys are all in a good condition. It's been raining a lot lately, the season is changing. So mind your health and don't be sick.
See you on another updates! (I will try to update more frequently)

xoxo

Sunday, July 3, 2016

A girl made of stardust.



“Do not feel lonely, the entire universe is inside you.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.

Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames.”  
― Rumi




Monday, June 27, 2016

Do It Yourself: Patch Jeans

DIY spirits run wild!
So one day, I saw this jeans from Irene Kim's instagram, and I knew right away that I have to make one for me too. So if you feel the same, you might want to continue reading because I'll let you know how to make this super easy DIY.