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Waiting All Night – Rudimental

Waiting All Night? I hope not, but maybe something special might happen on Valentine’s Day. Hrmm

Well anything can happen any day! ANYWAY – in the mean time, while we are waiting for that to happen, stay single and fabulous.

I love this track from Rudimental’s Album HOME, which is taking me into the weekend. The official video clip was a bit hard to watch at first, but I like it. Mates are everything.

I Love Valentine’s Day

I love Valentine’s Day because makes people say and do funny things. There are the lovers, the haters and the ones who just simply don’t care about Valentine’s Day.

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I fit into the ‘I don’t care’ category…It’s just another day of the year.
Besides – It’s not easy being a single female in Australia when we are currently experiencing a MAN DROUGHT!!!

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If I took that article seriously, looks like I need to update my settings to younger men on my Tinder account, move to Perth or pack my bags and head to the Maldives.

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I’ll confess that I actually use to buy Valentines day cards, however they always ended up in tears when the card was torn up in front of my face.

I must not have understood the concept of Valentine’s day and now I’ve just given up. *SIGH* LOL

Oh Ralph! I love that classic Simpsons episode.
And…to say that I love anybody more than my smart phone…well LOVE is a strong word! 😛

So…this is what I do now when I walk through the ‘Valentines Day’ section at the shops.vday17

Here’s some of my favorite dysfunctional and hilarious views on Valentine’s Day from a single persons point of view

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And for those who are so in LOVE and insist on splashing out on Valentine’s Day, please have some self control! HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY! xoxo

Happy Holidays

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Happy Hanukkah, Merry Christmas, Joyus Kwanzaa, Joyeux Noel and Happy Holidays  to everyone. Where ever you are.

Someone is thinking of you, even if they can’t be right next to you right now…because you are someone’s reason to smile.

Lil xoxo 🙂

Solutions

I think about depression this way. It’s very simple.

Depression was the solution to not killing myself. I am still holding on.

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What is the solution to Depression?

The true answer is – this question is much harder to answer.

But all these things help:

  • Time
  • Understanding
  • Empathy
  • Patience
  • Flexibility
  • Unconditional love
  • Reassurance

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I hope you might be able to help someone who cannot help themselves in their current state of mind.

There is a lot of reward in giving without expecting any back in return.

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Life is too short

I started this blog around June 2012 after a major split from my boyfriend. I was lost, confused and I needed a way to find meaning in my life again. Blogging was something that gave me the opportunity to express and discover myself.

This was my very first Blog post.

As it comes towards the end of the year, we get busy with catching up with friends, buying Christmas gifts and making an effort to attend family events. I think most people can relate…

if not well…most people also can relate to Garfield cartoons.

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For the Europeans who complain that it’s not cold during Christmas time…

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I’ve been reflecting on my year, the ups and the downs and how much I have learned. I am proud to say I am in a much better place today than I was one year ago. (pats self on back)

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Today I texted a person I had met briefly, wishing him a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. We had good conversations over the phone and we were making plans to meet up, however things fell silent and I realised two weeks had passed since I last heard from him. So I just thought perhaps life got in the way.

I received a call back soon after I sent my texts and I could tell straight away something was not quite right. His voice was shaky and his speech was slow. He was calling me from hospital and had been there for the past 2 weeks.

He had come off his motorbike due to fatigue and had recently come out of a coma. Metal rods have been inserted into his back and he’s been stitched up. I was really in shock as I heard his story unfold. It was just another reminder about how life really is too short and so precious.

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from the day I decided to try help myself get out of my depression, I have been practicing being grateful for everyday I am able to see the sunrise. Most people would just take this for granted or not even think that today could be their last day here.

I definitely live my life day by day and take things as they come. I have good days and I have bad days and things do not always go the way I planned for them to. I have learned to let go of trying to plan too much and I am still learning how to lower my expectations to avoid disappointment in life.

All these things I can feel are leading me to a happier life. I am learning to be happy being who I want to be and not be pushed by negative criticism or swayed by other peoples opinions.

It has been an exhausting process. However, the bottom line is life is too short to worry about the small things and if I can let these things go, I know I will find a lot more happiness.

This is my favourite quote I tell myself.

When I remind myself that nothing is perfect, I remember everything will be ok.

Busy – Olly Murs

Olly Murs is so cute! I love this quirky clip

“Busy”

Weekends in bed, no scrambled eggs, or bacon
I just have time for you
Backs on the grass, heads in the clouds, we close our eyes
Enjoy the view

We don’t wanna hear
The real world passing by
Saying that we’re crazy

We spend all our time lying side by side
Going nowhere, it’s really something
Getting busy doing nothing
We spend all our time running for our lives
Going nowhere, it’s really something
Getting busy doing nothing.

No magazines or DVDs
We both got better things to do
I’ll hold your hand
Or shall we dance together
It’s just so hard to choose

Every time we hear
The whole world rushing by
I know that we’re not crazy

We spend all our time lying side by side
Going nowhere, it’s really something
Getting busy doing nothing
We spend all our time running for our lives
Going nowhere, it’s really something
Getting busy doing nothing
Doing nothing

Should be working hard instead of lying here naked
Phone rings but I won’t take it
‘Cause you only get one life… only get one life

We spend all our time lying side by side
Going nowhere, it’s really something
Getting busy doing nothing
We spend all our time running for our lives
Going nowhere, it’s really something
Getting busy doing nothing.

All our time
Doing nothing,
All our time
Getting busy doing nothing.