Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Wisdom Wednesday

"I feel very adventurous. There are so many doors to be opened, and I'm not afraid to look behind them." -- Elizabeth Taylor





"Sheer Perfection" Look book, Planet Blue

It's been a long time coming, hasn't it, blogger buddies? I can't even tell you how many times I've wanted to crank out a post or two for you this week and last, but alas, sometimes time gets the better of us. As you know, last week I started my new job, so I've had to be much better about my time management. When you're waking up before the sun comes up and going to sleep before the hour hits the double digit mark (yes, that means my old grandma self goes to bed at 9:00 PM), finding time to update becomes increasingly harder. But, for me, writing has always been a form of release, and blogging has been both a much needed creative outlet and stress reliever. So, I hope you will all be patient with me these next few weeks, while I sort out my new schedule and adjust to a few changes.

Now, back to the point of this post. As you know, these last few weeks have been filled with a lot of change. And for me, change is very exciting. I strongly believe you don't experience growth (in any way, shape, or form), if things remain stagnant. If there are no challenges, there are no rewards. I am at a stage in my life where there are nothing but doors to open. Everything is brand new and it just feels like a world full of beginnings. And you know my philosophy about doors to be opened: simply put, I open them. A lot of this can be accredited to my inner curious cat, but even more can be attributed to my belief that in the end, I never want to look back and ask myself, "What if..." So, today's wisdom (albeit, very late in the day) is a reminder that within us all, there is an adventurer eager to make discoveries. In fact, let him or her run wild. Never let your fears weaken you, which is something my mom likes to tell me when I doubt myself. Because worst case scenario, if you don't like what is behind the door, just close it and open another one. Happy Wednesday, everyone!


P.S.  Don't think that I've forgotten -- the winner of the Generation Love giveaway will be announced shortly :) 




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18 Comments:

Blogger Marissa at Style Cusp said...

This is such a good reminder...thank you! Just the mid-week pick me up that I needed.
Congrats on your new job by the way!

XO
Marissa

July 20, 2011 at 10:45 PM  
Anonymous adele said...

Such wise words!! Hope your new job is going well xoxo
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July 20, 2011 at 10:53 PM  
Blogger Glocal Girl said...

Amazing, perfect for today. Hope the new job goes well for you, my friend. You deserve it!

X
Jeanelle @ Glocal Girl

July 20, 2011 at 11:07 PM  
Blogger KaNini's said...

Such a great post! Loved every single word of it (and every single picture;))!
Good luck with your new job!
xx,K.

July 20, 2011 at 11:13 PM  
Blogger Ju'lia said...

congrats on the job, and thanks for the words of wisdom :)

July 20, 2011 at 11:20 PM  
Blogger Claire said...

love this post!

~~ x♥x♥

July 20, 2011 at 11:55 PM  
Blogger ching said...

it really is best to live fearless.

July 21, 2011 at 1:38 AM  
OpenID debbiecutieface said...

lovely inspiration! You are so right, we have to take advantage of every opportunity life throws at us. I hope you are enjoying your new job!

July 21, 2011 at 5:10 AM  
Blogger Jen S. said...

I love those pics....and hopefully the new job will get a little easier.....

jen
http://blankwhiteframes.blogspot.com

July 21, 2011 at 5:41 AM  
Blogger Castle Fashion said...

Congrats on the new job! :D But I hope it isn't too stressful. I like to drink tea or do yoga to relax.

Maybe watch a chick flick or two (Shh!)

Yasmeen
Castle Fashion

July 21, 2011 at 6:31 AM  
Blogger chipsHH said...

You're a very bright girl, which is why I follow your blog. That, and to see your fashion statements of the day :P

I'm a guy, that likes heels. And I believe I could take this post and just say 'thank you' for it. I don't know what to say, really. It's just...inspirational, that's all. And I appreciate the update.

I hope you can get everything organized soon, cause a lot of us miss these posts, as well as the "stylista" behind them ;P

July 21, 2011 at 11:25 AM  
Blogger Just Another Shopaholic said...

Congrats on the new job and hope it gets easier!

July 21, 2011 at 4:36 PM  
Blogger Coily Mystic said...

Fabulous photos!!

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July 21, 2011 at 6:23 PM  
Blogger ShinyPrettyThings said...

good luck on the new job!!! things will work out, new job = new opportunities!!

July 21, 2011 at 10:36 PM  
Blogger Ellie said...

Oh my gosh this lookbook is AWESOME! Love it so much. I agree with you on the idea of change. Also, I feel like if I'm sitting still in the same place too long I get very weird. I need to be constantly growing!
-Ellie

July 22, 2011 at 7:56 AM  
Blogger Aney said...

Simply divine - love the sheer floral blouse and the white top!

July 22, 2011 at 8:15 AM  
Blogger allergic to vanilla said...

you are so deep, every time I need a push, or some sort of inspiration this is where I will come, thanks for the words of wisdom doll!

Here's hoping you love your new job :)

xo Carlina

July 22, 2011 at 12:10 PM  
Blogger Chelsea Lane said...

ah I am loving this lookbook. the accessories are amazing, as expected by planet blue ;)

xoxo

July 23, 2011 at 9:51 PM  

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