Hello lovely readers! I thought I would write a little reflection of what happened over the year. I love writing these “check in with myself” in my journal about what I have been doing. And I realized, I haven’t written anything on my blog for a good year almost, which is really disappointing. With that said, I had to kind of reflect on why I created this blog in the first place. I wanted to have a place to share my thoughts, my pictures and to really just improve on my writing skills (note: I know I have more than enough grammar mistakes, I just can’t figure them out sometimes!) And with the more time that I have now, I just didn’t want to give up on this blog. And I’m not going to. I’m going to try my best to write more constantly and qualitatively.
So what exactly have I been doing in the last year? Well, I took my last exam for my bachelor in November. I took a few classes for my Masters. And with of all of that, I had a “full time” internship at G-Star (it’s in quotes, because in the second half of the year I worked only 4 days instead of 5). So you could say that I had a pretty filled up year. A year where I decided that I wanted to binge watch the latest Netflix series instead of writing a blog post. I always made sure that I wasn’t writing in my blogpost as if it was a chore or the feeling as if it was homework. Just so i’m always happy with what I was writing and creating. ( I also wanted to just chill after work, which I did).
The work I did at my internship was incredibly educational. It taught me all the things I want to do, and all the things I don’t want to do at my future position. But it also helped me enhance all the skills I already had, and even learned a few new tricks. I’m happy that I stayed for another 6 months, it did me some good. It helped me understand the business a little bit more, it helped me on my skills and it helped me really social network with the people I was working with.
I also needed a little bit of fun. So I had a week and half vacation and I finally checked off something on my bucketlist: New York City!! (You will definitely see more posts about that coming soon!) Going to New York City was truly a dream come true and I definitely have a lot of feelings towards that vacation. But it was definitely a dream come true and it honestly just made me want to do a USA roadtrip with my girlfriends. That’s definitely going to be on my 2018 bucketlist!
It was also in a weird way, my first solo trip. That was exhilarating because a lot of the things I did was on my own. The only reason I say weird way, it is because I stayed with my best friend. We only hung out after her work and the weekends. During the day I did my own thing, which was pretty cool, and kind of freeing. Flying was kind of a different story. I was flying by myself for the first time which meant I could be sitting anywhere. And every time, I was placed right in the middle. Next to strangers. On a very long flight. Yeah, I wasn’t totally comfortable with that, even though I love flying. So there’s that.
I think in terms of what I did over the year, that is it. Maybe I will write another checking in myself/reflection post regarding what I have learned over the year and what I should really improve on. For example, exercising, I really need to start doing that. I was looking at pictures of myself from like 5 years ago, and damn did I look good (not to sound so vain). Anyways, this has been pretty much my year. I think. If I’m forgetting anything important, I’m sorry.