Hello, October.

2:35 AM

Taken at Phu Chee Fah, Chiang Rai, Thailand. (2016)

Wake me up, when September ends.

Does anyone from my generation remember this "iconic" song from our teenager days? We're down to the final 3 months of the year, and the past 9 months, so many things have happened that I felt like maybe a few years have passed.

In the span of 9 months,
I ended about 18 years of education.
Traveled to 5 countries, 13 cities, which is probably more than I have ever done so in my entire lifetime.
Took a leap of faith and got into a new relationship
Got hospitalized for the first time
Took my mum on a holiday and paid for her trip

Amongst many other experiences and opportunities, many gains and some losses.

I felt that this year, I grew up the most. I grew out of many, many things that I once felt were important, or maybe fun. I also had my occasional moments or days when I let negativity took over but glad that most days, I remain positive and focused on the goals I set out to achieve.

When I was still a student, goal settings always revolve around grades, saving a particular amount by the end of the year so that I can travel, be able to do this and that. But now that I am a "full fledged adult", my goal tend towards saving enough money for the future to settle down, managing finances properly, to get a license/a car or whatever.

But these goals are mostly tangible. What about the intangible ones? Our health, our mental and physical health. Our relationships with people.

I aim be happy everyday, learn new things everything and spend time with my loved ones as much as I can.

To focus on what makes you a more positive and better person, and to start learning to give back to the ones I've received from.

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