All posts tagged: Turning Twenty Five

My Realizations in Life

When I wrote my Turning Twenty Five post last year, I was both eager and terrified to face the truth. My inner self was contemplating on both material and non-material things. I am positive that I can achieve some while the others I know are entirely impossible. But as I reached the age of 26, I became more certain and at peace. Though I had a tough year, I can say that it was also an exciting one. I remember repeating to myself, “God I trust in you and I will cooperate.” On my 25th year, I experienced many firsts. As Major Anthony “Tony” Nelson, my favorite character said in one ‘I Dream of Jeannie’ episode, “You take the good with the bad, and be thankful for what you’ve got.” I thank you for the good things and the bad things. Both experiences and feelings I had may be new, but those are life lessons I should acknowledge. Now, I want to share with you my 26 realizations. You do not have to take all …

Turning Twenty Five

My best friend is getting married and my officemate just bought a car. I do not have a boyfriend not even a car. But we all just turned the dreaded age of 25. Can you name someone who is twenty-something and isn’t having a quarter-life crisis? Can’t name any? That’s totally understandable because everyone experience different types of life crisis one of which is the QLC (quarter-life crisis).  But does it always have to be that way? An Optimist and Pessimist To be honest I had a bit of a life crisis. Yes, life crisis including QLC. From the day my parents left me with my grandparents and separated a few years later, I saw that I will be facing various problems. People might think I’m adopted or it might be difficult for me to fall in love and et cetera. Right then and there, I decided to be always prepared. I know that’s impossible. But with that, I learned to be both an optimist and a pessimist. Before I decide on anything, I ask …