20 questions

Last week really sucked, it was generally melancholic, emotional and sad. This week has to be, needs to be different…

What did I learn last week?

  • I will never ever put my life in the hands of strangers or any other hands except from my own.
  • Never will I put the comfort of others first before mine.
  • Always stick with people you know very well.
  • First impressions are usually false impressions. I have had the opportunity to get to know some people well, who I did not like at first because I never thought they were nice to me. But I have come to learn that they are in fact very cool peoples.
  • Not everything is personal, but somethings must be taken personally if that is how they are delivered.
  • Everything  in life happens for a reason, and I may never know what those reasons are.

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What was my greatest accomplishment over the past week?

To be honest, I do not feel like I accomplished anything, I was not at a very good place last week..

Which moment from last week was the most memorable and why?

  • Seeing my grandfather struggling to eat because he is in pain.
  • Feeling the sensations as the car was speeding, and thinking we would overturn and crash -_-

Sadly these memories are ones that I am struggling to forget…

What is the 1 thing that I need to accomplish this week?

  • To smile and laugh more, I just want to be happy…

What can I do right now to make the week less stressful?

  • Anticipate and counter act any bad things.
  • To be prepared for anything and work diligently.

What have I struggled with in the past that might also affect the upcoming week?

‘What is a monster problem today will be a forgotten thought in the future.’

‘Life gives and takes away. ‘

  • My struggles remain the same, the uphill task is how to adapt to them and if I have the power to change, I will give it my best.

What was last week’s biggest time sink?

  • Last week sucked, period!

Am I carrying excess baggage that can be dropped?

  • Yes

What have I been avoiding that needs to get done?

  • Moving on…

What opportunities are still on the table?

  • just one, i think..

Is there anyone I have been meaning to talk to?

  • I still have not gotten round to talking to my friend, and I do not think she is doing well, I will check up on her as soon as I am done with this post!

Is there anyone who deserves a big thank you?

  • There truly is kindness in strangers. A lady called Lydia came to my rescue, without her I have no idea what I would have done. I am forever grateful to her.

How can I help someone else this week?

  • I will help others when given the chance.

What are my top 3 goals for the next 3 years?

  • Buy a car.
  • To get more tangible goals that I can strive to achieve and not just general ones.

Have any of my recent actions led me closer to my goals?

  •  A bit but not close enough.

What is the next step for each of my goals?

  • Reflect on my life and determine what it is that I really want.

What am I looking forward to in the upcoming week?

  • Nothing in particular.

What are my fears?

  • That my vehicular phobia is back.
  • That I will still be sad and melancholic this week, maybe even next..
  • That this state I am in will not change soon.
  • I am afraid my grandfather will die very soon.

What am I most grateful for?

  • The gift of life.
  • Family and friends who love me and accept me for who I am.

If I knew I only had one week to live, who would I spend it with?

  • My parents, they are my everything.
  • My family and friends.

Have a lovely week.

 

 

This weeks 20 questions

When I woke up this morning (with a terrible headache) I was considering not doing this post, then on my way to work I had a conversation with my mother which left me excited, and filled with inspiration and I had to do the questions.

What did I learn last week?

  • Some things are beyond your control.
  • Awkward moments are weird, but you eventually get over them.
  • Have enough drive to pursue what you desire.

What was my greatest accomplishment over the past week?

  • Successfully completing my project 🙂 Best part about it is that it is a tangible accomplishment and seeing it succeed gives me the drive to work harder every day.
  • I stuck to my guns and did not compromise in what I believe in. My decision may have been used against me, but I do not really mind because I remained true to myself.

Which moment from last week was the most memorable and why?

What is the 1 thing I need to accomplish this week?

  • Embark on a new savings plan that will generate interest.

What can I do right now to make the week less stressful?

  • Find out what the itinerary for the week is.
  • Get rid of distractions.

What have I struggled with in the past that might also affect the upcoming week?

  • This week I have decided to struggle no more, I am putting all that stuff behind me.

What was last week’s biggest time sink?

  • Being ostracized for not doing something I knew I may regret.

Am I carrying excess baggage into the week that can be dropped?

  • *Dropping baggage*

What have I been avoiding that needs to get done?

  • Nothing comes to mind right now…

What opportunities are still on the table?

  • There are some things I need to follow up on in order for them to materialize.

Is there anyone I have been meaning to talk to?

  • My friend who I really need to check up on because I heard she is unwell.

Is there anyone that deserves a big thank you?

  • The Lord Almighty for he is so awesome.

How can I help someone else this coming week?

  • By being ready to help anyone who needs me.

What are my top 3 goals for the next 3 years?

  • Buy a car.
  • Pursue my masters degree.
  • Grow in my career.

Have any of my recent actions led me closer to my goals?

  • Yes with some help from the parental unit.

What is the next step for each of my goals?

  • Carry out the necessary financials to get this.
  • I seriously need to figure out what I would like to study.
  • To work hard and learn as much as I can.

What am I looking forward to in the upcoming week?

  • My friend’s birthday 🙂

What are my fears?

  • That I may not be the type of person I would aspire to be.
  • That I will be judged for the things that I do.

What am I most grateful for?

  • Great family and friends.
  • All the things that God has blessed me with.

If I knew I only had one week to live, who would I spend it with?

  • The people I hold most dear to me.

Have a lovely week 🙂

Kisses and cookies,

 

20 questions I must answer as I start my week

So like I said, I will try my best to ask myself these questions every week, simply to be able to reflect about my life and start the week on a clear note. I found these questions from this blog so check it out to get a better understanding of how to answer these questions.

What did I learn last week?

  • First impressions can sometimes be very deceiving.
  • I need to be more headstrong and should not accept to take any crap from anyone.
  • Do not be a pushover.
  • I really really really need to listen to my instincts, my inner voice, because every time I ignore it, whatever it is telling me happens.
  • I am blessed with great family and friends.
  • I became those chics I never wanted to become smh.

What was my greatest accomplishment over the past week?

  • Not letting life and it’s downsides get to me.

Which moment from last week was the most memorable and why?

  • I touched an elephant, a baby elephant and it was an awesome experience. Look out for the post coming up in a bit.

What’s the 1 thing I need to accomplish this week?

I really need to make a decision on the way forward, I cannot stay hanging in limbo, having false hopes which are not leading to anything. Something’s gotta give….

What can I do right now to make the week less stressful?

I will review my schedule this week, find out everything that is meant to go down and make all the necessary plans and what not.

What have I struggled with in the past that might also affect the upcoming week?

  • Not knowing what the future holds, whether to act the same or act like things have changed…

What was last week’s biggest time sink?

Nothing monumentally bad happened last week, just those small moments of stress or sadness. Anyway that is what I need to do, not to let stress get the best of me, and to have total control over my emotions.

Am  I carrying any excess baggage into the week that can be dropped?

  • I guess the most important question should be is this baggage? If it is, should I drop it?!

What have I been avoiding that needs to get done?

  • Shopping! I am in desperate need of new apparel.
  • A discussion really needs to be had.

What opportunities are still on the table?

  • There is none that I know of thus far.

Is there anyone I have been meaning to talk to?

There is a friend of mine who I have not spoken to in a long while that I really need to catch up with.

Is there anyone that deserves a big thank you?

  • The almighty father for being so amazing.

How can I help someone else this coming week?

  • I promised someone something that I must deliver on.

What are my top 3 goals for the next 3 years?

  • I came across a masters brochure this weekend, specializing in the industry I currently work in, and it really caught my eye. I never imagined I would be somewhat interested in studying in this field. Anyhoosmu, I must pursue and attain a post graduate degree in the next 3 years.
  • I must own a motor vehicle, I sort of put this on the back burner. Hopefully I will find the right car and do this at a suitable time.
  • I must grow in my career.

Have any of my recent actions moved me closer to my goals?

I now know what actions I need to take.

What is the next step for each goal?

  • Start researching on what to study for my masters, and if there are any scholarships I can apply for.
  • Find out prices of cars that I would like to buy.
  • Work really hard and start exploring my options.

What am I looking forward to in the upcoming week?

  • Dusting the cobwebs in my wallet.
  • My cousin is graduating this Friday, I am super proud of him 🙂

What are my fears?

  • Driving. I am still kinda jittery when I am behind the wheel, but this week I will work on conquering that fear.
  • I am afraid of what people think, this has always been a constant struggle for me. But like my friend told me, it is time I looked out for number one!

What am I most grateful for?

  • Some what good health, a good job.
  • Loving friends and family.
  • A pretty face and some what good skin although it is misbehaving.

If I knew I only had one week to live, who would I spend my time with?

  • My family and friends, those that I hold most dear to me.
  • I would through a major epic party and invite everyone I know.

Kisses and cookies,