The black of the sky can fade away, and even with some mist in the air the sun can creep back in through the trees.
Natsuki Oushi's Life List
1. Get a 5 on my APUSH test
2. reflect daily in a 'one sentence' journal
3. Daily: Reflect on 5 things for which I'm grateful.
4. Score at least a 2100 on the SAT
5. eat more vegetables
6. Finish summer reading books
7. Do Yoga twice a week.
8. Read Lord of the Rings
9. be a better daughter
10. learn more kanji
11. learn to drive
12. Take more pictures
13. Find my sister
14. learn sign language
15. Learn to fly
16. declutter and organize
17. Have my first kiss
18. Do the A-Z author challenge
19. go on a road trip with no predetermined destination
20. Fall in love
21. manage my back pain
22. heal from abuse
How I did it: I recently enrolled in the Academy of Business Leadership Summer Business Institute, and by constantly being around people and constantly sitting through speeches and panels I've learned almost everything I need to know about listening and speaking, and I'm a lot more confident for it. I'm not saying everyone should enroll in this, but remember to hang around with a lot of people, and engage them as often as possible. If you focus on list… Read how I did it…
How I did it: You just have to make time now and again to try out a recipe. As a vegetarian, I really love Indian cooking so I started out with some really hard recipes, like mushroom curry and coconut curry from scratch. I overextended myself a little, but I felt really accomplished (and full) in the end. Read how I did it…
How I did it: You just have to budget time so that you can go to bed earlier. Find out what amount of sleep you can't live without through trial and error, and aim for a little over that. I can handle 6 hours, but my optimum is 8. Read how I did it…
1 : I’m grateful that I can skip a few days when needed without my OCD flaring up.
2 : I’m grateful that my mom dealt with the layoff so well.
3 : I’m grateful that I know myself better than before and learn more everyday.
4 : I’m grateful that I can be accepted into groups of people I had previously wanted to fit in to but never had the courage to try.
5 : I’m grateful that my grades this week were so good and that I know I can keep it up!
1 : Realized that I’m looking for things in people that just aren’t there. (It’s better to notice these things.)
2 : There’s allllways hope.
3 : I have a future, and an amazing one.
4 : I know better than to keep chasing the high of love.
5 : I know I work harder on my work than everyone else.