My Appreciation Journal: Day 119

I am focused on me. I am strong. I love and am loved dearly. I am blessed. I live in success. I have 幸せ (happiness)~ I am grateful for arriving to my office hours to a patient student, whom I hope I had helped I am grateful for all the work done today I am…

My Unlawful Landlord Part III: The Surprise

After the last confrontation with my landlord and his wife and cousin where I disclosed the fact that I had been aware of his illegal activities, he has left me in peace for the last month. I am very grateful for the peace and civil exchanges between us over the past few weeks. This strengthened…

My Appreciation Journal: Day 118

I am focused on me. I am strong. I love and am loved dearly. I am blessed. I live in success. I have 幸せ (happiness)~ I am grateful for arriving early to my super-early morning shift today I am grateful for the double-work done today in my shift I am grateful for the humbling experience…

My Appreciation Journal: Day 117

I am focused on me. I am strong. I love and am loved dearly. I am blessed. I live in success. I have 幸せ (happiness)~ I am grateful for arriving on time to two viewings this morning and thus was able to estimate the additional time needed to get to school~ I am very grateful…

My Appreciation Journal: Day 116

I am focused on me. I am strong. I love and am loved dearly. I am blessed. I live in success. I have 幸せ (happiness)~ I am grateful for the wakefulness today despite the little sleep I am grateful for finding a great potential suite! It’s now down to these two – whichever one will…

East meets West: Korokke-style Meatballs + Parfait

I had a super fun cooking date with a friend this weekend where we made parfait and meatballs. My friend was kind enough to allow me full use of the kitchen (and available ingredients) and to act as a sous chef to cater to every one of my culinary whims 😉 We made everything while…

My Appreciation Journal: Day 115

I am focused on me. I am strong. I love and am loved dearly. I am blessed. I live in success. I have 幸せ (happiness)~ I am grateful for waking up to light. I am grateful for my understanding prof, who is aware of my situation I am grateful for my friend’s cookies – almond…

My Appreciation Journal: Day 114

I want to focus on me: I want to be stronger. I want to love and be loved. I want to be blessed. I want to be successful. I want 幸せ (happiness)~ I am grateful for waking up to radiance today in the apartment~ I am grateful for the warmth that enveloped me today I…

My Appreciation Journal: Day 113

I want to focus on me: I want to be stronger. I want to love and be loved. I want to be blessed. I want to be successful. I want 幸せ (happiness)~ I am grateful for the most wonderful night last night~ I am grateful for the restful sleep yesterday I am grateful for finishing…

My Appreciation Journal: Day 112

*The darkest hour is the one just before dawn* I want to focus on me: I want to be stronger. I want to love and be loved. I want to be blessed. I want to be successful. I want 幸せ (happiness)~ I am grateful for the rest today. I am grateful for a friend who…

New Year’s Feast

So we celebrated the Lunar New Year with a grand family feast, traditional style 🙂 Some of food were already finished off before I arrived late from school, and I had to take pictures discreetly, so I feel that my pictures do not do justice to the efforts my family put in~ Many of the…

My Appreciation Journal: Day 111+New Year’s Greetings!

I want to focus on me: I want to be stronger. I want to love and be loved. I want to be blessed. I want to be successful. I want 幸せ (happiness)~ I am grateful for the restful sleep today~ I am grateful for a good lesson learnt today from my prof >.< I am…