So do you know how to stay motivated? Well, don’t look at me for answer. I am utterly and hopelessly unmotivated. There is so many things I plan to do, I wish to do, I dream to do if I was only motivated enough to do it. But I am not, and I never do anything to get any closer to realizing that. Instead of doing something that will bring me closer to my dreams, most of my days are spent browsing Internet. Why I’m not able to break this cycle of un-motivation?
I think that is because I don’t actually know what I want to do with my life. How can you get motivated to do something, if you don’t know what is that something you should be motivated about. I get so terribly jealous of people who know what they want to accomplish in their life, who know what they want to be and who they want to do. I don’t even know what I want to have tomorrow for lunch, let alone what I want to do in future. I just want to pick their brains out and discover what makes them tick. Why are they the lucky ones? I can’t even think of things that interest me and that I can imagine myself doing for a while. First I imagined myself working in tourism, then realized that occupation wouldn’t be able to fulfill me on deeper level, so I decided to look further. I went to college looking for something new, and didn’t find any answers there. Then for a while I imagined myself as I writer. Yes if you are going to be picky about details, to be a writer you should write something sometimes. But, as I said, I imagined that
After a while I got a job as writer, but it is something completely different to write something for yourself, to write a piece that has a part of your soul in it, and to write for somebody else following their instructions. And if you really build your hopes up about something, it is easy to get disappointed when things don’t turn out as you hoped. Being motivated when feeling disappointed is really hard to do. But, no more excuses. You can’t discover what you wanna be or do just by waiting for that to pop up in front of you with a sign ” Your future career” . You need to discover that by yourself, and that is what I am going to do.
As Alexander Hamilton says:
And there’s a million things I haven’t done
But just you wait, just you wait
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So just you wait.
My One-and-Only started experiencing the first symptoms of “man flu” and decided that means he is dying. Yes, tickle in a throat equals dying. This means that for next week or so, I’ll be on a verge of killing or leaving the love of my life. Honestly, it can go either way and I am sure that no judge will find me guilty. Continue Reading
Creating beautifully decorated home is not hard when you have enough money to finance all your wishes, but what if that isn’t the case? Honestly, I like living in a beautiful home and enjoy to decorate it, but this is only a rental and I don’t want to invest too much money in it. No matter how nice would it be to live in the place decorated to my liking, I still don’t like the idea of throwing money away on something I can’t keep or can’t enjoy more than couple of months.Continue Reading
Couple of weeks ago I had my birthday and I got a lot of amazing presents and one of them was amazing book called The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George . Since I am a bookaholic, most of my friends are too afraid to buy me books because there is a big chance that I have already read it. In this case I was so happy she was courageous enough to try to find me a book for my birthday. Not only that I have not read that book, but I have wanted to buy it for a long time, but never had an opportunity.
From an early age, young boys and girls are taught that they are not meant to do every job or task they want to and that there are ones that should be left to the other gender. Although over the years significant progress has been achieved in this area and gender equality seems closer than ever, some things do not change. Continue Reading
It is hard to show off your green thumb when you don’t have enough space. Or how to show that you don’t have a green thumb, like me. Everything I try to plant decides that it doesn’t want to grow. I even managed to kill a cactus. According to the expert, and by that I mean my mom, I over-watered it.
One of the great things about the apartment we rented was spacious rooftop terrace. It did not look like anything special, but the landlord promised to transform it into a true oasis. We have not yet seen any changes on the terrace, but I am still hopeful. I’ve been dreaming about it since the moment we have moved in. My Pinterest board is full of ideas that would look amazing, once my landlord decides to do something. Until then, maybe my research will be useful for you. Check out my amazing ideas.Continue Reading
My One-and-Only and I love exploring our new city when we have some free time. There is so much to explore and nothing will stop us in our exploring trips, not even the rain.You know what they say, after rain comes sun. But I have to admit that I definitely like it more when the days are sunny because then we make this a whole day adventure. One of our latest adventure trips was to Howth, small fishing village and suburb of Dublin.
It took me a lot of time to get used to a place we are renting. After spending more than 20 years in my parents house, and then creating a home for my husband and me in a rental back home in Croatia, it was hard to move again and create yet another home. At the beginning this was just a flat we were staying at, and not our home because it didn’t have any personal touch. Now after couple of months of sprucing up, I can honestly say that I am starting to consider it a home.Continue Reading
On the end of each year we start thinking about changes we are going to make in the next year. We all have some things we like to change in our lives, and most of the time we wait for the next week, next month, next year or even the next millennium to make them. How many times have you decided that it is time to make some changes in your life, but from next Monday?