September 21, 2011

Sadly this is me all the time

Pet Peeves

- when people say they're going to meet you somewhere and they don't call if they can't make it or is going to be late
- when people scoop my chin
- pen clicking
- when someone sitting next to me is shaking their leg, and they're shaking so hard that they're creating a mini earthquake.
- certain types of whining
-turf stuck to my laundry

August 29, 2011

The People you Meet

What if we got to choose who we meet. Is that even possible?

It doesn't need to be perfect it just needs to be true
It's strange. The people you meet, the friends you make may all seem to be by chance or fate. Whether or not there was a friendship or special bond. You could very well one day down the road, realize how far you've grown apart from some of the people you used to see every day. Some people you get to know for a very short time, while others you end up being the closest friends. But there's no control for who you meet and at what time in your life. Growing up brings so many questions and "ahh" moments. Growing up is really (really) weird.

August 28, 2011

A Thought from Today

Throughout these years, I have never had any really close friends, at least none that I can share my feelings and thoughts with. I think it must be me, but I can't seem to find where my problem is. It does take me quite a while to begin to trust someone, and sometimes I try to just let go and not be so cautious. But obviously that's when I make the most mistakes. Maybe I had this system going that worked well for me and I should just stick to that. Be that same old me. But there's always that part of me thats hopes to find someone that I can talk to just like I can with my parents. Without them judging me, just listening, sharing viewpoints, or telling me I'm wrong. I don't know what Im saying.. lol i got distracted. sigh.

August 2, 2011

Back to College Checklist Bonanza

suggested foods:
nestle coffee drinks
Dove chocolates
Prepared food :]
cupcake mix/ frosting/ spatula/ frosting dispenser / measuring cup
Plates/ Bowls
Mug & cups
Can opener
Water filter
Packs of water
Dish Rack
Pot holders
Shelf liners - optional
Food storage
pan, pot ( 1 each)
pot scrubber
dish drying rack

Sheets - set of 2
Mattress pad
Bed lifts
Stuffed animals lawll

Cork board
White board
Christmas lights
Door mirror
room fragrances
3m hooks
Living room:
shoe rack

Waste basket
Desk Lamp
highlighter/markers/color pencils

Surge protectors

Towels (2)
Robe (1)
mesh sponge
laundry hamper / basket
bath storage/ caddy
hair dryer/ straightener
treatment conditioner
smoothing serum
flip flops
drying rack for laundry
day cream
body spray
face soap
body wash/shampoo/conditioner

June 26, 2011

Quote + What I think

"You know what’s weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon…everything’s different.

- Bill Watterson

Random thoughts:
I am still really young and everyday I change my mind about things. But I always try to remember that nothing waits for you and if you really want something, there's nothing you can do, except work hard for it. 

I like things like this....HAHAHA This dog is just really weird.

These few years seems to have flown by extremely fast. We can't always live in the moment and sometimes we just don't want to. Then there are some days that we wish would last forever. Living in the moment always clashes with I have homework. I wish I could lie on the beach, stare up at the sky and listen to the wind. In these moments, time is still ticking away. but it slows down and everything becomes strangely peaceful and quiet. I like star gazing too but somehow I get a bit dizzy from it. But, besides that, the serene silence of the night is just so pleasant. 

Cutest Hedgehog :)

"Who ate all the cookies!!?!?!"

Social Smiles

Have you ever noticed that some people don't smile with their eyes? But can laugh at everything you say? It's actually true, in psychology's expressive behavioral explanation, the smiles in this senario is called a "social smile". When you are truly happy, your eyes smile too (just like the cat above...just kidding, you know what I mean haha). I guess people can always fake this as well, so it's not really a reliable sign of sincerity.


There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so. 
-Shakespeare, Hamlet

June 25, 2011

Contemporary Art

A 10m tall giant rubber duck, created by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, was displayed in the Japanese city of Osaka recently. The rubber ducky (and its taller cousin) has been travelling around the world since its creation in 2007.

Rubber Duck by Florentjin Hofman 
Hasselt 2009 
12 x 14 x 16 Meters
Inflatable, pontoon and generator 
(the cousin)

Florenjin Hofman claims his duck has "healing properties." What do you think? It does make people happy though :)
The Rubber Duck knows no frontiers, it doesn’t discriminate people and doesn’t have a political connotation. The friendly, floating Rubber Duck has healing properties: it can relieve mondial tensions as well as define them. The rubber duck is soft, friendly and suitable for all ages! 


June 23, 2011

Funny Moral Lessons

Lesson 1:
A sales rep, an administration clerk, and the manager are walking to lunch when they find an antique oil lamp. They rub it and a Genie comes out. The Genie says, “I’ll give each of you just one wish” “Me first! Me first!” says the administration clerk. “I want to be in the Bahamas, driving a speedboat, without a care in the world.” Poof! She’s gone. “Me next! Me next!” says the sales rep. “I want to be in Hawaii,relaxing on the beach with my personal masseuse, an endless supply of Pina Coladas and the love of my life.” Poof! He’s gone. “OK, you’re up,” the Genie says to the manager. The manager says, “I want those two back in the office after lunch.”

Moral of the story: Always let your boss have the first say.

Lesson 2:
A crow was sitting on a tree, doing nothing all day. A rabbit asked him,”Can I also sit like you and do nothing all day long?” The crow answered: “Sure, why not.” So, the rabbit sat on the ground below the crow, and rested.
A fox jumped on the rabbit and ate it.

Moral of the story: To be sitting and doing nothing, you must be sitting very high up.

Lesson 3: Power of Charisma
A turkey was chatting with a bull “I would love to be able to get to the top of that tree,” sighed the turkey, but I haven’t got the energy.” “Well, why don’t you nibble on my droppings?” replied the bull. “They’re packed with nutrients.” The turkey pecked at a lump of dung and found that it gave him enough strength to reach the lowest branch of the tree. The next day, after eating some more dung, he reached the second branch. Finally after a fourth night, there he was proudly perched at the top of the tree. Soon he was spotted by a farmer, who shot the turkey out of the tree.

Moral of the story: Bullshit might get you to the top, but it wont keep you there.

Lesson 4:
A little bird was flying south for the winter. It was so cold the bird froze and fell to the ground into a large field. While he was lying there, a cow came by and dropped some dung on him. As the frozen bird lay there in the pile of cow dung, he began to realize how warm he was. The dung was actually thawing him out! He lay there all warm and happy, and soon began to sing for joy. A passing cat heard the bird singing and came to investigate. Following the sound, the cat discovered the bird under the pile of cow dung, and promptly dug him out and ate him.

Moral of the story:
1. Not everyone who shits on you is your enemy
2. Not everyone who gets you out of shit is your friend
3. And when you’re in deep shit, it’s best to keep your mouth shut!

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June 19, 2011


In Europe a woman was near death from a very special kind of cancer. There was one drug that doctors thought might save her. It was a form of radium that a druggist in the same town had recently discovered. The drug was expensive to make, but the druggist was charging ten times what the drug cost him to make. He paid $200 for the radium and charged $2,000 for a small dose of the drug. The sick woman's husband, Heinz, went to everyone he knew to borrow the money, but he could only get together about $1,000, which is half of what it cost. He told the druggist that his wife was dying, and asked him to sell it cheaper or let him pay later. But the druggist said, "No, I discovered the drug and I'm going to make money from it." So Heinz got desperate and broke into the man's store to steal the drug for his wife. (Kohlberg, 1964, pp.18-19).

Do you think Heinz did the right thing? Are you able to determine if his actions were moral or not?

Morality is the ability to take the perspective of, or empathize with, others and distinguish between right and wrong. Some researchers suggest that morality may be prewired and evolutionarily based. 
I believe that moral development is a learned process. The environment, your culture, belief and values can influence your decisions. In some situations, determining if the choice was right or wrong can fall on the borderline. Morals are beliefs that people believe to be right; meaning its what we "think" is right or wrong. There is no permanent set of rules that we abide by, although sometimes there are universal beliefs. What you might think is unmoral, another person might think it is perfectly fine or acceptable. When if comes to the situation, you may also act differently than you would otherwise claim. People with high moral standards listen to their conscience, and or feel a sense of social responsibility.  Others are able to rationalize their actions. It all comes down too, morality is "in the eye of the beholder".

June 16, 2011

Can it be true that we are all wired to be optimists?

Research suggests that our brains are wired towards optimism. Our belief is that the future will be much better than the past and present. As the saying goes, tomorrow will always be a brighter day. It abides in every race, region and socioeconomic bracket. Since little children we've always played the game of "when I grow up" and even as adults we often think the glass is half full. Over time we may grow pessimistic, but ultimately we are born optimists. There is a glitch however, both neuroscience and social science suggest that we are more optimistic than realistic ( Noma Bar, TIME). We tend to overestimate outcomes such as test scores, marriage, promotions, etc. But do not be discouraged, because this evolutionary adaptation, is beneficial. How? Studies show that people who are often depressed tend to underestimate outcomes which in turn lowers standards and decreases motivation. Proving that expectations can change reality.
On a side note, I've always been told that...
"Your greatest competition should be yourself"- Dad
Whether you want to prove to others or see it as a way of defending yourself, its never the best weapon of choice when it comes to showing confidence.

The picture is irrelevant. It just looks so cute, I had to share :]

June 13, 2011


So many people along the way, whatever it is you aspire to do, will tell you it can’t be done. But all it takes is imagination. You dream. You plan. You reach. There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, with belief, with confidence and trust in yourself and those around you, there are no limits.
- Michael Phelps with Alan Abrahamson (No Limits, The Will To Succeed)

Try giving up all the thoughts that make you feel bad, or even just some of them, and see how doing that changes your life. You don’t need negative thoughts. All they have ever given you was a false self that suffers. They are all lies.
- Gina Lake (What About Now?: Reminders for Being in the Moment)

June 10, 2011

Question of the day :)

Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale of all.
-Hans Christian Andersen

What was the first thought that came to your mind after reading this quote?
What do you think the quote means?

To me, it is simply saying, life is what you make of it; in a prettier way. 
There has always been this belief that life is not a fairy tale, because we all imagine this perfect world that life, just isn't. But fairy tales are just stories; a story of a life. And with life comes obstacles just like in fairy tales. The only difference is that we are not friends with dwarfs, fighting dragons and running away from evil witches. Although, life would be of great amusement if we use our imaginations. 

Obsessed by a fairy tale, we spend our lives searching for a magic door and a lost kingdom of peace.
- Eugene O'Neill

June 9, 2011

The Surprising Truth about what Motivates Us

Question of the Day:
Do you think this is true? If not, what motivates you?
The first step in finding motivation and inspiration to do whatever you want to do is know what motivates and inspires you in the first place. In finding the source, you can then be able to explain and utilize behavior.

June 8, 2011

Question of the day :)

Stress is a broad category that can be divided into many different types. It is a body’s reaction to external sources of mental pressure. Although many of us are aware of its existence, we often use it for blame, when in fact it should not be regarded as lightly. Stress can be both desirable and undesirable. Oftentimes we only focus on undesirable stress such has job stress, conflict stress, hassle stress etc. But there is a desirable stress and this kind of stress helps motivate us towards great accomplishments. 

What kinds of stress do you face daily? Do you think it might have reached the point where it may be detrimental to your health? Take a short break and stretch a bit. Going for a stroll may be all you need :)

June 7, 2011

Paper Clip Hearts :)

They're easy to make and still useable!
 Just thought I'd share this with you all





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June 4, 2011

Just a Thought...

Fish doesn't know it is in water. Similarly most of us are unaware of how [society] shapes our lives; whether it's the culture or environment.

One of my professors asked our class if we were "original". Did we believe that we are all unique and creative individuals.Were we indeed "individuals"? The answer for many was yes, most definitely! We are different from one another, we think differently, our tastes are different, etc. This is entirely true, however we are on many levels the same. We are unique, but we also share ideas. We think differently but our thoughts are more or less influenced by those around us. Our tastes in clothes, for example are different, yet we all dress similarly. And even those who don't really care about what they wear, there are still certain brands that you buy from. So as the professor said, unless you sew your own clothes it is not really possible to be "original". We are all sponges, we soak in whatever information is given to us. Even  those who "rebel" aren't really that original, they are only filling a category along with the others. 

Question of the day :) To what extent is each individual unique and/or original?

June 2, 2011

Garfield Comics :)

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The Important things in Life

A philosophy professor stood before his class with some items on the table in front of him. When the class began, wordlessly he picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with rocks, about 2 inches in diameter.

He then asked the students if the jar was full. They agreed that it was.

So the professor then picked up a box of pebbles and poured them into the jar. He shook the jar lightly. The pebbles, of course, rolled into the open areas between the rocks.

He then asked the students again if the jar was full. They agreed it was.

The professor picked up a box of sand and poured it into the jar. Of course, the sand filled up everything else.
He then asked once more if the jar was full. The students responded with a unanimous “Yes.”

“Now,” said the professor, “I want you to recognize that this jar represents your life. The rocks are the important things – your family, your partner, your health, your children – things that if everything else was lost and only they remained, your life would still be full.

The pebbles are the other things that matter – like your job, your house, your car.

The sand is everything else. The small stuff.”

“If you put the sand into the jar first,” he continued “there is no room for the pebbles or the rocks. The same goes for your life.

If you spend all your time and energy on the small stuff, you will never have room for the things that are important to you. Pay attention to the things that are critical to your happiness. Play with your children. Take your partner out dancing. There will always be time to go to work, clean the house, give a dinner party and fix the disposal.

Take care of the rocks first – the things that really matter. Set your priorities. The rest is just sand.”


May 31, 2011

Suggestions Please :)

Anything you want me to write about?
I will accept all reasonable requests :)

I found this pic on tumblr. Makes me want to print these and stick them everywhere!

May 28, 2011

Is it as simple as that?

My nerdy little cousin who is 7 now, asked me what the meaning of life is.
So I replied, whatever you think it is.
Then he said, I thought you were smart -______-

Life: Explained

Sometimes we may find ourselves lost and caught up in today's fast-paced world. It's important to take a step back every now and then and think about what really matters.

The Tale of the Tourist and the Fisherman
A boat docked in a tiny Mexican village. An American tourist complimented the Mexican fisherman on the quality of his fish and asked how long it took him to catch them.
"Not very long," answered the Mexican.
"But then, why didn't you stay out longer and catch more?" asked the American.
The Mexican explained that his small catch was sufficient to meet his needs and those of his family.
The American asked, "But what do you do with the rest of your time?"
"I sleep late, fish a little, play with my children, and take a siesta with my wife. In the evenings, I go into the village to see my friends, have a few drinks, play the guitar, and sing a few songs. I have a full life."
The American interrupted, "I have an MBA from Harvard and I can help you! You should start by fishing longer every day. You can then sell the extra fish you catch. With the extra revenue, you can buy a bigger boat."
"And after that?" asked the Mexican.
"With the extra money the larger boat will bring, you can buy a second one and a third one and so on until you have an entire fleet of trawlers. Instead of selling your fish to a middle man, you can then negotiate directly with the processing plants and maybe even open your own plant. You can then leave this little village and move to Mexico City, Los Angeles, or even New York City! From there you can direct your huge new enterprise."
"How long would that take?" asked the Mexican.
"Twenty, perhaps twenty-five years," replied the American.
"And after that?"
"Afterwards? Well my friend, that's when it gets really interesting," answered the American, laughing. "When your business gets really big, you can start buying and selling stocks and make millions!"
"Millions? Really? And after that?" asked the Mexican.
"After that you'll be able to retire, live in a tiny village near the coast, sleep late, play with your children, catch a few fish, take a siesta with your wife and spend your evenings drinking and enjoying your friends."

The moral of the story? Know where you're going/what you want in life... you may already be there.

A post I read on tumblr:

May 26, 2011

Imagine this

Imagine one morning, you wake up and everything around you has changed. How would you react? How would you feel? What would you do? I would suddenly feel lost, completely out of place,even more than I already feel. I wouldn't know what to do. In time and space, we fill a certain position. We fill who we are. A body? Some of us live our lives with the world revolving us. I sometimes get lost in that little world too. It's easy to only focusing on the tasks at hand; what I need to accomplish today. How I see it, we don't have to care for others all the time, yet we shouldn't be in our own little world either. What we need really is a balance, a midpoint, where life is, just right.
What do you think? Please comment below :)

May 22, 2011


So I saw this designer event on T.V. and it was showcasing a lego like cube that would grow grass without water in a month. I found it as a nice decor and so I tried google-ing it but haven't found it yet. However I did come across was seems like quirky ideas to me but may be awesomely brilliant to others.
Grass Flip Flops, So you can walk on the grass where ever you go

Grass Wheel, So you can look like a hamster rolling to work

May 19, 2011

Hurray! More page views

I've got 6 followers now :)
Thank youu all :)
Hope there's more to come :D

Poptart Cat :)

Click on the picture to play the Poptart Cat song video :D
Warning: may be extremely catchy
Best game in the WORLD! Click below :]

May 18, 2011

Websites to Create Text Clouds

Why we should Recycle

Many people say we should recycle in order to save the earth. Our waste/garbage increases pollution and creates more landfills. But look at it this way, the earth is billions of years old, it survived the dinosaur extinction and times when hundreds of asteroids and rocks were pelting the earth's surface proving capabilities enormous. It can very well adapt to whatever changes it comes in contact with. So the real saving that needs to be done is for ourselves. The earth will be here for millions of years to come but we won't be.

-Inspired by my Plant Earth professor

Please be kind to the environment - think twice before you print!
To support the cause click here :)

May 15, 2011

Where to Find other Bloggers to Follow

1. Update your profile page and add interests
2. View updated profile and click on the interests, they should link you to other bloggers who have similar interests.

May 14, 2011

Summer 2011 Movie Trailers

The links should open in a new full window.
Which ones are you going to watch? I already have a few in mind :)

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides - May 20
Click Here
Jack Sparrow and Barbossa embark on a quest to find the elusive fountain of youth, only to discover that Blackbeard and his daughter are after it too.

The Hangover Part II - May 26
Click Here
Right after the bachelor party in Las Vegas, Phil, Stu, Alan, and Doug jet to Thailand for Stu's wedding. Stu's plan for a subdued pre-wedding brunch, however, goes seriously awry.

Kung Fu Panda 2 - May 26
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Po joins forces with a group of new kung-fu masters to take on an old enemy with a deadly new weapon.

X-Men: First Class - June 3
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In 1963, Charles Xavier starts up a school and later a team, for humans with superhuman abilities. Among them is Erik Lensherr, his best friend... and future archenemy.

Super 8 - June 10
Click Here
After witnessing a mysterious train crash, a group of friends in the summer of 1979 begin noticing strange happenings going around in their small town, and begin to investigate into the creepy phenomenon.

Green Lantern - June 17
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A test pilot is granted a mystical green ring that bestows him with otherworldly powers, as well as membership into an intergalactic squadron tasked with keeping peace within the universe.

Mr.Popper's Penguins - June 17
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HAHA this is funny, good for a family watch
The life of a businessman begins to change after he inherits six penguins, and as he transforms his apartment into a winter wonderland, his professional side starts to unravel.

Cars 2 - June 24
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Racing star Lightning McQueen teams up with his best friend Mater for an international adventure as they go up against the world's fastest cars.

Larry Crowne - July 1
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After losing his job, a middle-aged man reinvents himself by going back to college.

Transformers: Dark of the Moon - July 1
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The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the Moon, and race against the Decepticons to reach it and learn its secrets, which could turn the tide in the Transformers' final battle.

Zookeeper - July 8
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The animals at one particular zoo decide to break their code of silence in order to help their lovable zookeeper gain the attention of one particular woman.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 - July 15
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The end begins as Harry, Ron, and Hermione go back to Hogwarts to find and destroy Voldemort's final horcruxes, but when Voldemort finds out about their mission, the biggest battle begins and life as they know it will never be the same again.

Captain America: The First Avenger - July 22
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After being deemed unfit for military service, Steve Rogers volunteers for a top secret research project that turns him into Captain America, a superhero dedicated to defending America's ideals.

Cowboys & Aliens - July 29
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A spaceship arrives in Arizona, 1873, to take over the Earth, starting with the Wild West region. A posse of cowboys are all that stand in their way.

Crazy, Stupid, Love - July 29
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"Seriously?! It's like you're photoshopped -___-" LOL
A cute romantic comedy
A father's life unravels while he deals with a marital crisis and tries to manage his relationship with his children.

The Smurfs - Aug 3
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When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they tumble from their magical world and into ours -- in fact, smack dab in the middle of Central Park. Just three apples high and stuck in the Big Apple, the Smurfs must find a way to get back to their village before Gargamel tracks them down.

The Help - Aug 12
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A look at what happens when a southern town's unspoken code of rules and behavior is shattered by three courageous women who strike up an unlikely friendship.

One Day - Aug 19
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After spending the night together on the night of their college graduation Dexter and Em are revisited each year on the same date to see where they are in their lives. They are sometimes together, sometimes not, on that day.

By watching all these trailers I saw the "Chris Cristie is an evil man" ad a GAZILLION times -.-
Thank you youtube for a least having a "skip this ad" button, lmao.