Sharing lessons learnt in life about overcoming challenges, going through emotional pain, coping with grief, and living life to the full.
The last piece of memory I have, when I saw my father for the last time, was of me, nonchalantly giving him a casual hug. Like how you would hug an acquaintance when you part from a meeting. Nothing to be sentimental about. My father pulled in tighter to hug me back. I still can feel it. I didn't know then, it meant goodbye for good.
Here’s something very simple you can say to remind yourself to be present, to value the moments. And when the situation calls for it, take action to make someone’s day.
Through three years plus of intense shifting of circumstances, the reality of life hits home and hits hard. Sharing my story and the two major lessons I've learnt in going through difficult circumstances in this post.
Never wear the victim hat. It never looks good on anyone. Acknowledging that we are sad or hurt is absolutely fine and healthy. Allowing ourself to be stuck in a self-pity mode is not.