Here are five ways to steal my heart.
1) Challenge me. I like someone who can pick my brain and prove me wrong. A mini pet peeve of mine is when someone lets me win. I am unnecessarily competitive and I think that someone who challenges me is helping me to become better at whatever task is at hand.
2) Understand me. I am an only child. I grew up learning how to entertain myself and I’ve learned to appreciate alone time as a result. I love going out with friends, but sometimes all I want to do is stay in a room by myself and do whatever I want.
3) Feed me. I’m not joking. Give me food, and I’ll love you forever.
4) Cuddle with me. I wouldn’t say I’m a touchy feely person but I do fancy random hugs. I don’t mean those awkward side hugs; I like the close, warm, I-haven’t-seen-you-in-forever hugs
5) Talk to me. I love deep conversations. We could be talking about the colour of the sky or who invented the television, whatever it is, simple or complex I love thought provoking conversations.
As you can see, I’m really not that hard to woo, I promise.
I’m finding in my old age (says the 21 year old) that I’m becoming increasingly better at holding conversations. A great conversation skill is being able to state your point, defend it, acknowledge that people have different opinions and respect opposing opinions.
I like a good debate. It keeps me on my toes and provides great mental exercise.
Picture for a moment a game of tennis. It would be a boring if your opponent refused to serve the ball because they didn’t feel like playing. Imagine them purposefully wacking the ball into the net to cut the game short. What if they deliberately hit the ball outside of the lines so you win?
Annoyed? Well, it’s the same way with a conversation. Stop changing the topic by saying you don’t want to argue. Don’t stop in the middle or agree with the other person just because you want the conversation to end. A disagreement is not an argument. How is your conversation partner supposed to know what you’re thinking if you keep quiet?
One of the things wrong with the world is that we don’t say what we want to say for the sake of peace and sanity. What we don’t realise is that when we bottle these things up they slowly eat away at us and that is what we should be avoiding .
I’ll leave you with these words of wisdom, Always say what’s on your mind, and don’t beat around the bush #StopBushAbuse2017.
I love this! It’s very thought provoking.
Source: And They Say It Matters…
Isn’t it funny how the world has become a barrel and humans like, crabs?
For one to reach the top another one has to drop and no one gives a damn.
It’s time we revolt. Yes rEVOLt, such a lovely word.
It’s backwards, but that’s okay’Cause we have this thing in reverse.
Pulling each other down will only make it worse.
For us to move forward,we have to remove all this hate.
There is no time to waste.
I consider myself a bit of a perfectionist and I beat myself up for making mistakes. Below are the words I recite whenever I realise I’m being too hard on myself. I’m not too sure if I came up with it or if I read it somewhere and it stuck in my subconscious or both but these are words I think everyone can live by.
The years of our youth are just the rehearsals, so fail big. Fail as many times as you want. Fail hard before the curtain opens for the big show
I had this poem saved in my draft for the last couple of months because I thought it was incomplete. Today I re-read it and it looked pretty… done to me lol. Enjoy!
My sincerest apologies to the lovely people who take time out to read my blog. I started my summer job this week and I haven’t found my rhythm as yet ( I’m starting to think it’s broken :'(). Without further ado, here is what you would have needed yesterday loool.
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