31 January 2016

We See No Difference

An illustration for Embracing Our Difference campaign with theme "Enriching Lives through Diversity".

For me, the theme means appreciating the richness of differences by supporting equal rights for all people. Eyes are thing that mainly see the differences in other people which leads to discrimination, an ugly attitude that brings lives away from unity. By being "blind" towards other individual's features, we can have a judge-free relationship that brings happiness in equality.

Anyway, this illustration has been selected for inclusion in the 2016 Embracing Our Differences exhibit. The submission was selected as one of 48 selections from over 8,000 entries received from 109 countries around the world. Yay!

The exhibit will be displayed in Island Park on Sarasota's bayfront from March 30, 2016 to May 31, 2016.

You can check all of the winning selections here.

15 January 2016

Happiness Project: #NotetoSelf

Starting January 9th, 2016, I decided to work on my own happiness project called #NoteToSelf

The concept is simple: To remind myself to stay positive everyday.

Life is too short to be miserable and there are infinite ways to feel happy, it’s just a case of finding out what makes me feel instantly happy and taking a moment to enjoy those things every day.

I will start posting it regularly on my Instagram, be it daily or weekly or every other week. Once I hit 100 posts, I will make a milestone post for it on this blog again. I'm working really hard on my commitment to becoming committed on my own project this year. Hope I'll make it.

09 January 2016

To Infinity and Beyond!

January 8, 2016. Mark today: I just found a hero!

He came in a very unexpected way. Just when I thought I would just need to get used to the hollow state I was in. Just when I thought fairy tale was a huge poetic humbug and prince charming was just another silly chimera. Just when I thought it couldn't get any better. He came as a hero to save me, to show me that some dreams are real, and that I don't need to live and fight the world alone. Without a cape or mask, because he's lifted up by the amazing heart he has and that is the thing that's essential.

Some heroes have nice eyes, some have a great smile, and others like you also have a loving caring heart. Thanks for saving the universe ❤