Girl No. 1


“Practice makes progress”, a sentence that inspires me and which I always keep in my mind and heart whenever silly thoughts about learning enters my mind. It inspires me to keep doing what I love to do and enjoy the process of being a beginner. Girl No. 1 will always remind me of the joy of learning,  the therapeutic effects of mixing colors and painting and the beginnings.

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A series of events had changed my life this past few months. I gained new perspective about life, had a day job, moved to a new place (after 4 years, I’m here again), etcetera. Hence, I became busier with new priorities and adjusting in this new situation of mine. No blogging and no painting activities since I received that phone call. I felt quite empty when I think about it. After two months, I think I’m ready to get back to regular programming again aka writing blog post and making art. :)My blog kind of went into a two month vacation in a far flung place with no internet connection. Lol I’m excited to blog again and write about my recent experiences and share latest discoveries especially in music. The city I’m living in right now is brimming with interesting cafe’s, art galleries, shops and events which I’m very excited to explore in the coming days/weeks/months. I’m very thankful to God for answering my prayers and for being there for me always.

Happy new year! 😄

Life in a Week: Inspiration, Opportunities and Life’s Bittersweet Recipe

“With everything that I’ve been through in life, I realized that life is what we make it and how we see life in the right perspective really matters. To always do what can do and to have faith that everything will be alright is essential.”
-Journal, 09.26.16            

If I were to paint my life in a canvas, I would make an abstract painting with a combination of psychedelic colors in a way that you’ll feel dizzy watching it up close yet find somewhat pretty and calming from afar. My life is good and in that sea of goodness where I’m so at peace also lies memories of storms. Storms that made me who I am today, storms that led to amazing discovery of the thing I’m currently pursuing as a hobby and to a journey of further self-discovery.

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Internet Finds Vol. 11: The Must Reads

Hi! Christmas is already less than a month away and after that we will all be looking forward to New Year. 🙂 So exciting right? For sure many of us are busy preparing for the coming holidays either staying at home or travelling locally or abroad. Preparing for this occasions is fun especially when it comes to food, gifts and decorations. ❤ I originally wanted to find articles on tips on preparing for the holidays such as those mentioned above but after reading the articles listed here, I changed my mind. More than the food, gifts and decorations, we should also be mindful of ourselves and the life we are living.

Thus, this new list of internet finds is composed of articles (I found on Pocket) about self-improvement and life advice and lessons which we can all apply in our day to day living and in achieving our goals.

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Internet Finds Vol. 10: Some How-to’s and Inspiring Articles

In lieu of watching TV during downtime, I  find reading to be a truly great alternative. When I don’t want read something in print, I resort to Pocket. An app which lets you save articles you find on the web or in their recommended list to read for later. In this recent volume of Internet Finds, I share with you four of my favorite articles. The first two are Pocket’s recommendation and the others are by Jamie Catt and Design Hatch. Enjoy reading!

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