The Way We Dress Affects How People Treat Us

Dressing well is a form of self care. I talked to a friend of mine, and we had a really interesting conversation about how we present ourselves, how people treat us when we dress well and she told me how she believes that dressing well is a form of self care. The words really stuck … Continue reading The Way We Dress Affects How People Treat Us

Surround Your Life With Positive People

In our day to day lives, it may not always be possible to interact with positive people and even if we are a positive person ourselves, everyone has days where they feel under the weather. However, if we want to surround ourselves with positive friends, then we need to strive to be someone who is … Continue reading Surround Your Life With Positive People

The Ocean Of Blank Faces Walking In The City

When we walk in the centre of the city, we're surrounded by strangers and unfamiliar faces. Everyone's walking towards somewhere for some reason. Sometimes I wonder in my mind, what's happening in their lives. Amidst all the blank and neutral faces, I can't always really tell. There's this distant, emotionless and otherworldly expression. Then there … Continue reading The Ocean Of Blank Faces Walking In The City

People Will Judge No Matter What You Do In Life

No matter how successful we are in our lives or how badly we may fall, we will always be judged. It happens no matter if we are striving for something, making a change in our lives or taking action for something. There is a strange peace in knowing that we can't please everyone in the … Continue reading People Will Judge No Matter What You Do In Life

We Only See The Surface Of People’s Lives

Have you ever walked in the underground subway, stood waiting at the red light or passed the streets of the city and felt as if everyone's face looked blank and emotionless? Sometimes I wonder how each person sees the world around them. The video below shows how in the hard times or small moments, we have … Continue reading We Only See The Surface Of People’s Lives

People Come & Go In Our Lives For A Reason

I believe that everything happens for a reason. It could be difficult to believe that if you had a traumatic experience, if you had a bad past relationship or if you were deeply hurt by someone. There is a reason why people come and go (or stay) in our lives. When I reflect back on the people I … Continue reading People Come & Go In Our Lives For A Reason

When People Use Their Phone On A Date With You

When I first met my long term boyfriend, I realised that we both never used our phones in each other's company. Unless we were about to snap a photo of one another, it never crossed each others mind to stay on our phones. That is something I'm very grateful for til today, as it's one … Continue reading When People Use Their Phone On A Date With You

What Panic Attacks Have Taught Me About Life & People

Everyone feels differently. I can tell you that as a living breathing person that we all may see the world with all its sunshine, rain and the people around us, but our heart feels it differently to others. Some may see the moon as a beautiful white pearl, where as others may imagine werewolves coming … Continue reading What Panic Attacks Have Taught Me About Life & People

Daily Thoughts: Beautiful People Are Everywhere

Whenever I walk on the pavement of the city streets, I see the strangers walk past me, and know there is so much history in their lives. But, to only catch a glimpse of their faces, there are so many different feelings an expression can give. A sudden laugh can make you smile, a baby staring … Continue reading Daily Thoughts: Beautiful People Are Everywhere

Conversations on the way we are

I have been doing a lot of thinking lately (funnily enough), about the way we interact with every person, and how wonderfully different every individual is. A week ago, I read a surprisingly long article, that I read from start to bottom without skipping a word, which is a rarity for a speed reader like … Continue reading Conversations on the way we are

seven things to love about living in sydney

Amy Hamilton 1.Creativity From the different suburbs in Sydney to central city, there is so much creativity in this city, discovered, shown, hidden and waiting to be found. Art, fashion, film, design.. Art galleries to get lost in, Shows to watch, places to roam, things to see and areas to walk to. peppermintmag.com 2. People … Continue reading seven things to love about living in sydney

Little White Dress

Spending more than a month in Taiwan has put my mind in more perspective about many things. When we travel to another country, we experience the culture, environment, people and language. As an Asian person who feels incredibly Western in an Asian society, it was extremely difficult for me to adjust myself to the culture. … Continue reading Little White Dress

winter in taipei

I prefer to say Eye Dessert, because candy never really tickled my fancy.I'm more of a chocolate person.  Winter in Taipei is shiver me timbers cold. It's cold and freezes your nose quicker than Auckland. There are odd days where the sun comes out and you feel a sweat coming on. I like that everywhere I go, … Continue reading winter in taipei

Daily Thoughts #3

I arrived back to Auckland from Wellington two nights ago. The weather was beautiful there and everyday there was blue skies and sunshine. I caught a cold before I came back to Auckland and now there is that feeling where you know you need to lie in your bed all day and drink lots of … Continue reading Daily Thoughts #3