My life is not a book nor a novel written by a poet.

Al Hamra Village, Royal Breeze Ras Al Khaimah UAE

Nor is it a movie or a theatrical play written by a playwright.

My being is not a character performed by a well-known actress.

My being is not someone every person has to look up to.

My life is not a fairy tale for little girls to admire and desire to be like someday.

My life is nothing but an adventure in the jungle, a maze in a hidden paradise with bountiful things to treasure and learn from.

My being is nothing but a drafted dreamer gazing up the shootings stars in the night.

Waiting and patiently waiting. for a wish to be granted and dreams become nothing else but wonderful reality.

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Ever wonder why we often times spend the whole day wishing for so many things? Asking ourselves why we don’t have those certain things that we, made ourselves that they are part of our needs?

OVER THINKING…  ??

Over thinking about all those make us forget what we already have. Material aspects, they might be gone the next day but being contented within spiritually and emotionally, irreplaceable and of much more value than anything. I mean anything.

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All of us go through a lot of storms in life without us knowing how it happened nor when will it come or go. Just as long as you know who to hold on to, and believe in yourself you’d survive everything.

 

As what I have learned today,

“it’s a lie to think that you’re not good enough. It’s a lie

to think that you’re not worth anything.” -NickVujicic

Bottom line.

GOD MADE YOU AS YOU ARE BECAUSE YOUR EXISTENCE HAS A UNIQUE PURPOSE IN ALL OF HIS CREATION.

TRUMP; NEVER GIVE UP

COACH TRUMP: Make it happen in your life. 

One line I will never fail to remember every single day. From that very moment I was able to glance at each word that makes of it.

So simple yet overflowing of hope that someday, I will get to that certain point of my existence that I can make my family proud.

I was never a book reader so definitely I cannot call myself a bookworm as they call it.

In fact I can still remember during my grade school days wherein we were required to do book reviews for one of our class and we had to do tons of them for the whole academic year. We’ll I’m not encouraging anyone who will be able to read this and is going through the same requirement. But never, even once was I able to finish one whole book for any of my book reviews back then. (My apologies to my English Prof back grade school)

But this book had mark that end of me not reading any books.

This is Donald J Trump.

This book here is definitely something that did not only open my eyes to reading. But filled me with hopes and encouragement in my life as a whole.

I was able to relate everything that he said on this book not only because I was also engaged in a real estate industry but because he made every point so clear on general terms.

Believe me, If only I have the capacity to memorize the whole book i really would. Because it teaches what happened, what’s happening, and what may happen again. Not only to his own life but to everybody. Let me share to you some of it.

RECOGNIZE OPPORTUNITY ; even at the most awful circumstance of a day.

Think BIG ; Think CREATIVELY

At the very end here’s the TOP 10 great points according to him on which I will never protest nor disagree.

  1. Never give up; Don’t just settle in remaining within your comfort zone
  2. be passionate
  3. be focused ; shut out all the interference
  4. Keep your momentum ; LISTEN, APPLY & MOVE FORWARD
  5. see yourself VICTORIOUS
  6. be tenacious
  7. be LUCKY; the harder you work the LUCKIER you get
  8. Believe in yourself
  9. ask yourself; what am I pretending not to see?
  10. look at the SOLUTION; not the PROBLEM

I don’t want to pretend like I’m the Miss Know-all girl. Cause I’m not.

Especially with the guy responsible of this book but perhaps in any case this would be the exact same book you’d need to get all the encouragement possible.

Especially to a young person like me who is just starting to be exposed to everything there is in the real world.

I hope you’d have the same fun learning from this one. 🙂

 

BTW few more thoughts from the book.

PROBLEMS ARE OPPORTUNITIES IN DISGUISE

YOU CANNOT SOLVE A PROBLEM WITH THE SAME THINKING THAT MADE IT.

 

 

Realized in one fine weekend

20130524_071054 copyit was a beyond “FINE” weekend.

It gave me enough relaxation to get myself back together before a new challenging week at work. A weekend packed with realizations.

 

Life away from home is being away from your real comfort zone. I choose where I am right now not because I wanted freedom.

I have chosen to be where I am right now because it is where I know for myself that I will enable myself to learn things in a new perspective.

I have learned so much at home living with my family, but I knew there are a lot more things I needed to learn. I knew I had to learn them all on my own.

My parents had taught me since I was a child how to respect people how to be nice to people.

But how much was I able to learn about trying to get along with people from different parts of the world, people from all sorts of orientation. but outside my comfort zone, I am practicing this and learning more of how to deal with people.

My parents taught me how to keep things at right place. Yet how much of an organized person have I become? Living alone made me learn and adopt how to organize my schedule, my life, though I have mastered the art of disorganizing my things somehow I am in the process of mastering the art of organizing them as well.

Though I was also taught how to cook or clean the house, do my laundry or iron my clothes, do the groceries or budget the amount of money I have.

Being away from home enabled me to learn more than what I was taught and practice each learning I have in life.

 

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8 years of Distance;10 years of just knowing.

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My fellow Lasallians. My batchmates. A real good friend and a new bonded friend. 
 
One weekend not far from today. I had a few visitors from California and Dubai.
 
Surprisingly they were the visitors I never expected to have at my paradise home.
 
Rawlin is a good friend of mine back in highschool. Since she migrated to California, (I think) I never had the chance to see her or spend time with her. 
 
While Ivan on the other hand was just a random friend in high school as well  whom I just say “hi” or nod my head a little whenever we bump each other at the hall way of our classrooms or by the discipline office. Just a typical batchmate to make it short. 
 
So there it was, an afternoon to spend and have some fun with this two along with Ernan and Grace whom I also met here in UAE.
 
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Few bites of chicken by the Sea shore. Few gulps  of cola from the plastic cups. Few pieces of french fries. Then comes a moment of fun by the sea of such a wonderful place where I live. 
But then again, it didn’t end there. We then went on for a dip by the pool. Then it was time for the ladies to sit back and relax as the two chefs we were with do their thing at the kitchen. 
 
It’s one of the priceless things in life I really appreciate at that very moment. Sharing stories while having dinner and having a few drinks after. Appreciating a renewed friendship and the new ones. 
 
For once which hopefully won’t be the last I have shared my relaxing then with a good old friend and the new. 
 
I appreciated life more as I took a few relaxing moments with them. 
 
 
 
 

Escape

Royale Breeze, Al Hamra VIllage ( Al Hamra Group L.L.C)
Royale Breeze, Al Hamra VIllage ( Al Hamra Group L.L.C)

There are those moments when thoughts are just over flowing my mind and I couldn’t just take any more.
I go home, change my clothes from corporate to the “just me-comfy clothes”.
I go out of the balcony and appreciate this view.
To some, this is just like any other balcony view, but for me, it is my escape.
My escape from thinking about the paper works I have to finish for the next day.
My escape from the things I fail to accomplish within the day.
My escape from all the worries of life that lies ahead.
My escape from all the thoughts of my life’s struggles and challenges.
My escape from missing my family.
My escape from the sadness of living alone.

Every day, looking at this view clears my mind and for some minutes I become relaxed.

The home I have found in the Rising Emirate

I have been living in UAE for a little more than a year now. 

I have spent those days and months living with people I barely know. Yet they showed me kindness and sense of belonging and I will forever be grateful to them. I have spent those resting moments in the lower level of a double deck. I had to wake up early to be able to take a bath with less pressure that someone is already waiting outside for his/her turn to use the bathroom.

I have spent those days and months away from my family yet never did my father’s advice left my mind, heart and soul. He used to tell me “dream high, aim high” and he would also tell me how big of a dreamer I was for a lady. I kept it as a reminder by heart.

So there I was, I tried spreading my wings as I let go of the things I already have. Hoping that I may find my shift in destiny by any chance. Just like any other person, I got bruises along the way, and in each of them is a life’s lesson bound to be learned, by me.  I came to a point that I have almost lost hope by I never stopped flipping my wings up and down praying for the wind of my path would start to calm. It did.

God was so great he blessed me with the light which made me see that doorway which leads to a bigger world of challenges and growth. A place where I can see my dreams turning into reality.  I have found a less expensive yet so adorable baby blue car, and that covered parking area by my workplace. A big building with a private access I can enter. That brown desk to work at and a boss who trusts his people.

Finding that perfect work, made me found a paradise. But never be blinded with the word for I have my own description of it.

Royal Breeze, Al Hamra Village (Al Hamra Group L.L.C.)
Al Hamra Group L.L.C. ( Al Hamra Village )

Paradise for me is a place so high I can see almost everything that surrounds me day and night.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Al Hamra Village

Paradise for me is a place with a balcony where I can calmly enjoy my hot cup of coffee in the morning. Where I can just close my eyes and play with my thoughts of life and every day. Reminiscing a little of my past thinking what the future may hold for me.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Al Hamra Golf  Course, Al Hamra Village

Paradise for me is a place surrounded by the sea, where I can just spend a moment worrying about nothing in my life. Where I can enjoy taking a little walk or jog just to clear my mind.


 

 

 

 

 Al Hamra Group L.L.C. ( Al Hamra Village )

As I turn a year older in UAE, away from my family. I have come to realize how blessed I am.

For I have found a new home in the rising emirate, Ras Al Khaimah.