DREAM .. DARE .. DO IT β˜…


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When my alarm goes on, I don’t snooze. I get up, feed the cats, clean their sand, then brush teeth, shower, shave my legs and armpits.

Today while I was on the metro (tunnelbana, in Swedish) I was thinking that growing up was not an easy thing. Hahahaha don’t grow up guys!!

In my family I had to fight and stand up for my rights, for equality and for being a curious human, for example I was the last to ride a bike because my father taught my brother and depended on him to teach me, but that never happen till my dad realized that my younger sister and rest of my friends can cycle except me.

I was a very quite kid that it was shocking to my family that the quite girl is rebelling against all the rules. I decided to follow my dreams.

I come from Egypt and “NO” my family are not that open minded as many think or might take for granted because of my lifestyle.

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Before the age of fifteen I knew that my dream was not to find the Prince Charming but, to build a career, develop my studies and be an independent girl/woman.

Be Bold: Your mind is strong so don’t be afraid to say NO. I said that to myself over and over again till I said NO!!

I paid the price of choosing a different road than the traditional one, I was hurt, but I grow up and never regretted choosing that way.

When people ask me, would you do it again if the time goes back?!

YESSSSS, I would choose the same road without hesitation, because every single mistake and every single success built the woman I’m today.

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Despite all the moments that apparently made me adult, turning 30 (I’m 32 years old) can be frightening because it is about the “now” or “never” moments.

Of course there is nothing such as never but it is all about how we were raised up, how we grow old before living our youth moments.

The age of 30 is when most of people expect you to be a wife or mother, it all about the moment you dress in white.

Being a wife, being a mom, or even choosing to share a life with a partner is a choice and not having kids doesn’t make you less. Some people choose to raise kids and others (like me) choose to raise cats and sometimes dogs orΒ  even fluffy rabbitsπŸ˜‰

FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS, BELIEVE IN YOURSELF & BE YOU!! J

SELFIE AT YAYOI KUSAMA


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WHO IS…YAYOI KUSAMA?

Yayoi Kusama is a Japanese artist who is sometimes called β€˜the princess of polka dots’. Although she makes lots of different types of art – paintings, sculptures, performances and installations ­– they have one thing in common…dots!

Suffering from an obsessive compulsive disorder affected her relationship with her family, Kusama moved to New York City in the ’50s, using every bit of money she had to buy canvases and paint.

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“I was always hungry and cold. I wanted to die but kept painting.” Her dedication and hard workings eventually led her to worldwide recognition.

They say when you can overcame dark days with the power of art, and I was lucky to have a beautiful heart in my life who took me to that great exhibition.

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Activities like painting, sculpting or drawing, and photography can be very relaxing and rewarding hobbies that can lower your stress levels and leave you feeling mentally clear and calm.

You don’t need to create paintings to distract yourself, visiting art places art can give your brain a break from your usual thoughts.

Have a lovely Sunday y’all, J

Lunchar med mig sjΓ€lv


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This isn’t my look of today, but from the other week!

The other day, someone said to me that there was no way she could eat like me. I don’t know what she meant really but I have a very flexible dieting and I’m happy with it.

Anyway, today I’m out to lunch with myselfπŸ™‚

Yes alone does not mean lonely and those who love to live alone knows that. My companion for the day was that cute fat bird.

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During busy days I love sitting at the table with my food and my work in a trance, not bothered with having to make conversation with someone.

I actually have been eating by myself for years. I enjoy it. I would eat and blog or catch up online with a friend or even enjoy myself doing nothing.

Lunch outside is also a way of getting away from the hustle and bustle of the office.

There’s no shame in a table for one, so if you haven’t tried that yet, I encourage you to give it a try, bond with your thoughts, your dreams, you ambitions, over a good meal.

Cheers babes, J