That money isn’t everything, and I know that I am already in my twenties and I should know that by now. But I don’t think I really did until 2015 came along. Money to me meant that I have the power to splurge when I finally hit the stores of Sephora and Ulta in the USA. Money also brought me to places such as the USA since I live in Singapore; USA is actually quite a distance away. To me, money meant happiness, maybe it was because of That one relationship that I had years ago and I only felt loved and appreciated with the amount of gifts I’ve received. Now, I don’t fancy new jewellery or a new piece of leather. But what I’ve learnt in 2015 is that time is happiness, time is power and 2015 taught me to appreciate time and the people around me. Money has helped me to travel to places I’ve never been before and to places I’ve been missing to meet old and new friends.
2015 taught me to always appreciate the people around me, more specifically, 2015 made me appreciate the time spent with people around me more than ever. I travelled half way round the world to meet the boyfriend’s family for the very first time and it was the leaving that was hard. I felt like the luckiest girl and the biggest bitch in the whole world when I watch his parents send us to the airport and gave us hugs, like I was blatantly stealing (him) in front of them. It taught me to appreciate the time spent with family and friends even more when I got home because you never know when you will see them again.
Lastly, 2015 taught me that I can’t force things, not everything always go the way I planned it and when it doesn’t, there’s no way I can force my way around it… I just have to work around it. And you know what’s the hardest part about it? Handling it emotionally. I would like to think I am quite an emotional person even though many of my friends will beg to differ because I am the worse in expressing myself. But it takes awhile for me to handle situations because my emotions get in the way. 2015 taught me to let it go, as easy as it sounds, it is definitely not easy at all. I know, now the frozen song is stuck in my head too, but letting go is hard. Sometimes I like to harbour on things because I want to get it off my chest or simply giving that person a piece of my mind when really all needs to be done is… let. That. Shit. Go. It’s not as important as you think it is!
I don’t know what 2016 is going to be like but remember if life hits you hard, drink wine, drinks lots of it.