My creative ability, looking for ways to emerge from challenging situations victorious. Without realising, I had forgotten my 'bullshitting skills' after deciding to start putting in real effort. Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration - Thomas Edison That one percent is as indispensable as the larger amount of hard work required in this … Continue reading Never Lose Myself
Who Am I is slowly and unintentionally becoming a series because it is my self-discovery journey made public. In Part I I contemplated on what makes me me, Part II was about how I realised that ironically, it is difficult to be the cliche Be Yourself especially the parts of my identity that are not archetypal. We are all minefields. … Continue reading Who Am I?: (Pt. 3) Influence vs Pressure
I am a puzzle piece equipped with a paintbrush. While I can paint new designs onto myself to blend in with the hundred other pieces, I cannot change my shape to make myself a part of another puzzle without cutting parts of myself away. I am a puzzle piece equipped with a paintbrush. I have … Continue reading Analogy: Puzzle
Have you ever walked through the self-help section of a bookstore, and wondered why there were so many books that teach you to be more like others but none that tell others how to be more like you? If not, congratulations, society, at large, loves you as you are. But for some of us less … Continue reading Who Am I?: (Pt. II)
What makes me me? A story of growth and discovery as of Feb '17. Happy belated Valentine's Day! I am still pigging out on the chocolate I have received from friends and classmates, as is the tradition (that I do not adhere to) of an all girls school. I have recently posted and removed a … Continue reading Who Am I?