Monday, August 14, 2017

A Low Key Life

If you have been following me on Blogger, you should have known by now that I'm no longer active on social media – mainly Instagram and Facebook. Although I've never explained in detail about this decision, I did mention the issues that I'm currently going through in regards to social media in my previous posts. There are times when I think it's best to quit these social platforms for good. But to quit too soon may not also be a good idea. I had been an active user of Instagram and Facebook since 2012 or earlier. As much as I wanted to quit, I still had the best moments and memories with it.

When I was a very active user, I didn't pay enough attention to myself. I was so busy trying to gain attention from my virtual friends and strangers. The sad thing was I could feel myself longing for something but I didn't look through it so I didn't know what it was. I went on chasing for things that I shouldn't be chasing not knowing that I was only making the situation worse – uploading and deleting photos because it didn't go well with the feed, obsessing over the amount of followers I had, posting tons of selfies to gain likes and followers, and many more. But the scariest thing of all was I compared myself to other girls – be it about my body or facial beauty. I didn't feel happy about myself. There was a sense of self-hatred existed in me. I was not in a healthy state of mind.

Realising that I should do something about it for my own good, I decided to be away from social media for awhile. The first week of keeping myself away from these social networks was very helpful. I started to gain focus in life and manage to take care of myself emotionally. A week later, I felt happier and better than I did before. Though it had only been a week but the result was amazing! Subhanallah.

Now, it has been a month since I made this decision. To some people, this is nothing than just a simple decision made. But for me, it is more than that because by far it has given tremendous impact in my life. I still post photos and do instastories, but less often than I did before. I would post photos whenever appropriate.

If you're currently not happy with your life, my advice is try to distant yourself from social media. I understand there are pros and cons of social media but in time like this yourself need yourself the most. So take some time off and engage with other people more in reality than you do virtually. Find something interesting to do – like me, I would spend my time watching my favourite series.

I remember reading a relatable quote from a famous Indonesian celebrity,

“A lot of people were saying why I am so low key lately? It is because I am enjoying living my life instead of trying to prove I have one.”
— Acha Septriasa

It's true. When you spend most of your time posting photos trying to show or justify how you're doing in life or showing off what you have, you'll never be happy. Maybe on the outside but not on the inside. Because that satisfaction is just temporary. I hope by sharing this could help others to realise how damaging social media can be. We are getting older everyday yet we spend most of our time staring at the phone scrolling up and down. So busy living in a virtual world, we forgot to enjoy the reality.

Until then, good night everyone!







Saturday, July 15, 2017

I Found Hope

Before I begin writing this post, I ask Allah to protect the man that I love and myself from evil eye. May Allah fill your heart with love, kindness and light.

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I've always had trust issues with men. But tonight, instead of expressing my issues here, I decided to write about a man who did many things to make me happy and how I found hope again in my love life.

If this sounds weird to you, it's fine to feel that way. We all have choices in our life. You can choose – so can I. You can choose to continuously see things negatively or you can make peace with your mind by shifting your thoughts to positive ones. I have options to choose between writing about men negatively and feed my anxiety more or I can choose to write a post about a man's efforts that slowly change my negative perception. Of course, by writing this down doesn't change the fact that all men can't be trusted but I can help to encourage positivity and help to open women's minds that in this world there must or has to be one man who you can trust in your life – it could be your father, your brother, or even your son. I'm also writing this as a way of helping myself heal with my trust issues.

In the past, I had quite many experiences of being dumped in a relationship. This kind of experience does not only affects me emotionally but also mentally. I became mentally fragile – I lost the ability to trust people especially men. To live with this fear for years in an extreme way was a struggle. There were times where I felt scared of being in love, I didn't even allow myself to get to know another man and not even a chance for them to get to know me. That was how extremely afraid I was at that time – as if I was living inside a room with tough walls – walls that I built by myself. But I thank God for showing me a way out. I broke the walls slowly with the help of my friend. Since then, I began to see that good men still exist and it brought me to where I am today. What happened in the past is all water under the bridge now.

As time goes by, I have also learned that people change. Umar Al-Khattab once said that people with the worst pasts can create the best future. I've seen a man who I have known since I was 16 changed to be a better person than he was before. Masha'Allah. I couldn't be more proud him now. Grateful is the best word to explain the feelings I have. To see a spoiled boy grown up to be a responsible, dedicated, caring and loving man is amazing. Alhamdulillah.

To recall back 5 years ago, this man that I'm mentioning now is the man who came all the way to Sabah to surprise me on my 20th birthday – but I left Sabah without notice on the very same day he came to surprise me which pretty much broke his heart. This man was also the one who travelled 4013 miles away to Brisbane just to see me. The man who never gave up to search for me when I blocked him from every channel that he could find to contact me but finally he won – he added me on WeChat and that time I forgot that it was automatically approved. The man who will always try to find some time to spend with me whenever I come to visit, who will always make me feel like a Cinderella being fetched at the hotel entrance. The same man who broke my heart 7 years ago but came back loving me unconditionally and accepts me the way I am. The man who works extra hard now to make our dreams come true. I could go on and on but it's best to keep it to myself.

Now, I found hope again. Because of this experience I'm starting to believe that every person with the worst past can change to be better and that everyone deserves a second chance. As a human being, we are far from perfect and making mistakes are one of the ways we learn to improve in life. If that is our nature, then who are we to judge one another?

I'm grateful for the life and the feelings that I have now. No words can describe how thankful I am to be where I am today. Alhamdulillah. For this amazing man, thank you for everything you've done – from time to time trying to prove that you have changed and that even after all these years your love for me still remains in your heart. Thank you for not giving up on me although there were times when I already gave up on us, and for the times where I tried to do everything to make you feel annoyed at me but you never did. Thank you for making me the happiest woman that I am now. I pray that may Allah keep you istiqamah on the straight path, increase you in rizq, protect you from evil eye, and increase love in your heart towards your loved ones – your family and me. Allahumma amin.

I may not know what the future holds but I hope and pray that someday you will be the man that I'll be spending the rest of my life with. Insha'Allah.

For my readers, there could be among you who have not yet found peace and hope in life. For you, I pray that may Allah open your heart and soften it.

Last but not least, please make du'a for me.





Thursday, July 13, 2017

Mini Surprise!











Last night, I received an early birthday gift from my younger brother. My actual birthday is one month and five days away but he decided to throw a surprise dinner for me since he will be leaving to Australia soon. So for my upcoming 25th birthday, he gave me my first purse collection from Coach. Alhamdulillah.

My siblings and I planned to meet up at Sutera Harbour for dinner but I came a bit late which made me feel guilty after knowing that they were planning to surprise me. But thank God everything went well.

This surprise reminds me of my 22nd birthday. That year was the best birthday ever. I received many surprises from my friends in Australia and Sabah. I don't know how this year's birthday will turn out to be but hopefully it's a good one. Insha'Allah.

Alhamdulillah for the blessings I received – a wonderful siblings and future brother in law, and for the most expensive gift I've ever received. Masha'Allah. It's already too much for me. May Allah bless my siblings, future brother in law and my younger brother's friend who joined our dinner last night. Allahumma amin.





Monday, July 10, 2017

Starbucks Relationship




If yesterday I was blogging with a view of a sunset. Well, guess what? I am now blogging at Starbucks and alone. Sounds sad? Not really. It somehow brings back the memories of the good old days.

I used to visit Starbucks almost everyday in Brisbane. Somehow my daily visit had created great memories with the baristas. They would spell my name as ‘Eka’ whenever I pronounce my name as ‘Ika’. Other days, they would try to recall my name and insisted me not to say it then wrote it as ‘Ika’ which later pronounced by another barista as ‘Aika’. Funny whenever I reminisce those days. I miss all of them and their delicious Green Tea Frappe.

It's good to be alone at Starbucks now. Everything feels the same except I'm surrounded by Asians and the Green Tea Frappe doesn't taste as good as the one made in Brisbane. Otherwise, I could relive the past.

To update you on how I'm doing so far, I am happy with the way things are going now. After I made the decision to be away from social media, I found myself on the right track again. I've found the serenity I've been looking for. I have also considered going to the gym again – which is good.

I'm happy to feel comfortable in my own skin again. Not having to compare myself with anyone else physically is a wonderful feeling. Making peace with the past is a great way to start a new beginning in life. The ability to focus on the future depends on your mind and emotion. If you're not stable emotionally, there is no way your mind can be in a positive state. You will not be able to focus. That is what I've learned from my experience.

I think that's all for now.
Until my next post, have a great day!





Sunday, July 9, 2017

The Perfect Sunset




It's not like everyday I get to write a post facing a beautiful sunset view of the South China Sea. I think a view like this – with the sound of an old track playing behind the bar – would be a waste if I do not share a post about love.

I would love to have a romantic evening just like this with the man of my dreams. Holding hands and watching sunset together would make me the happiest woman. I have been wondering all these years – who will that man be?

It takes a great man to make me open up about him. Being a private person that I am, especially about my love life, I do not feel comfortable exposing too much about my relationship on social media but tonight I decided to make an exception. When I first met this guy, I was 17 and he was two years older than me, but we have known each other a year before that. Since then, we have built a friendship and a relationship between us, and had gone through countless obstacles to get to where we are today. So now, I am happy to say that I am currently with a man whom I called my best friend and lover.

However, to say that I have the answer to all my prayers now is not precise. We plan but He plans too. No matter how deep my love is towards him, I cannot say that he is the one until the day comes when both of us are ready to complete our journey together as husband and wife. I will never know but I can pray for the best. In a meantime – I'll wait.

I hope someday I will get a chance to experience my perfect sunset with the love of my life. For my readers, I ask for your du'a. May Allah ease everything for both of us.

In return,
jazakumullah khayr.





Friday, July 7, 2017

The Best Ramadhan

If last year I shared with you my Ramadhan story, this year I'd like to do the same thing too but only this time it would be about my experience from few years back. It was the most memorable and precious Ramadhan ever in my life. Even to this day, I can still reminisce the moment and remember the feeling vividly.


Ahh..I will never forget.

Allow me to take you back to 5 years ago, 2012.

It was my first experience celebrating Ramadhan in a foreign country. With no familiar faces or any relatives around me, I had to learn to live independently. To be honest, I was already emotionally unstable because of the situation I was in. Adding to that, having to break my fast alone was already too much for me. Unlike other Malaysian students, I lived with local and foreign housemates who were Non-Muslims and Non-Malaysians. So everyday during Ramadhan, I would have my sahur alone in my room because I didn't want to wake them up at night.

A few of my Malaysian friends who lived nearby were the ones who would accompany me to the Multifaith Centre for taraweeh. At the beginning of Ramadhan, I was feeling melancholy and I still remember I cried so hard during my first taraweeh prayer. The faces of my parents and siblings were flashing through my mind. Thinking of how far I was from them made me even sad than I already was. But everything happens for a reason – little did I know that it would be the best Ramadhan in my life!

That Ramadhan I spent the whole month doing good things. I read the Qur'an and did the Sunnah prayers almost every night. It was a total different experience for me. Forgive me if I sound like bragging. I don't mean to. There is something about living alone in a different country that makes you feel small, drawing you closer to The One who created you. That feeling is the kind of feeling that I'm missing now. If I could turn back time and show you the whole thing with your own eyes, I would.

One day, my friend and I went to a mosque located about 25 to 30 minutes from where I lived. It was near the city. We had our taraweeh there. Never in my 19 years of praying taraweeh during Ramadhan I cried because of the Surah recited by the Imaam. I had never read the meaning of the Surah he recited that night. But I felt khusyu' in my prayer and that was the most beautiful night of Ramadhan ever. It was as if I could understand the meaning of the Surah. Subhanallah. That Ramadhan too was the Ramadhan where I was eagerly looking forward to Laylatul Qadr and I gave my very best to pray the Sunnah prayers at night. I went to sleep as early as I could and woke up in the middle of the night. By Allah's will, I could wake up without feeling tired or being forced. It was so easy. Unlike these days – I miss those days.

To summarise my Ramadhan experience from 5 years ago, not only it was the best but that Ramadhan cured my pain and sadness. That Ramadhan changed me from the inside, providing me some inner peace in my heart. I became a calmer person. It gave me a new meaning of life and that journey had changed the way I look at obstacles and challenges as rizq and opportunities. That was when I started to embrace life and appreciate every second I had. If I could relive that moment, I would do it so that I could be that person again. I was really in love with my ibadah – be it obligatory or Sunnah prayers. And I miss that.





Thursday, July 6, 2017

Turning 53!



My old man is turning 53 today!

Alhamdulillah. Everything went well tonight. We had a chance to celebrate his birthday at Todak. Yes, all 5 of us including another three – my younger brother's friends from Iraq and Korea, and our cousin. It's not like every year we get to celebrate our father's birthday together. So this year is a true blessing.

If you're a good stalker, you would notice that I have always been a private person when it comes to my personal life. So this time I'm sharing you a photo of my parents together during their recent visit to Jerusalem on March.

Earlier today we celebrated his birthday at the office. We bought a durian cake – since he's a fan of durian – and gave him his presents! I'm thankful for this opportunity to celebrate his birthday together as a family before my younger sister's big day on September. Insha'Allah.

So on this meaningful day, I pray that may Allah increase him in health, wealth and imaan, and grant him the highest place in Jannah. With all the good deeds he has done in this world, may Allah remove all of his sins and grant him the happiness he deserves.  May Allah keep the love in our family. Allahumma amin.





I Miss Her



I miss this girl.

She used to be happy in her own way, positive in life, optimist about her future, calm and strong when facing obstacles and challenges. Sadly, I am not that girl anymore. For those of you who wonder what exactly happened that causes me to decide to be away from social media – the main reason is because I am not happy with myself now. My issue is body weight and it has always been my longtime battle in life.

When I was at the happiest phase in life, I promised myself not to repeat the way I used to live before – eating too much of fast food, avoiding my friends because I didn't feel comfortable meeting them, listening to sad songs all day long etc. Unfortunately, I forgot my promise and it led me to where I am now – in an unhappy state. I've tried to lift myself up again but it didn't take long before I decided to give up. I have lost my inner strength. Or maybe I still have it in there – but it decreases.

Before I became this anxious, I didn't even care about what people think about me. I would shut my ears and live my life the way I pleased. But these days, life seems to be far more challenging than I can possibly endure. I've becoming more aware of public perceptions toward me. It reaches to a point where I'm too scared to read my followers' comments about my physique on social media. Worse – sometimes I would cry myself to sleep at night.

There are some parts of my life that I'm thankful for the blessings I've received. These blessings keep me going. But as a human being, I'm vulnerable too. There are times when I feel like I'm too weak to go through life. Moments where I feel like I'm not good enough.

I know I have to start somewhere to help myself. So I decided to find the cause of my negative thoughts. I realised that all these are coming from social media. I cannot love myself by comparing my physical look to other people. I cannot love my uniqueness by competing with other girls' uniqueness. I have to stop competing and ‘being’ them. I need to appreciate myself and value my uniqueness. Maybe from this post, you will begin to understand what I meant by ‘not healthy’ on my previous posts.

Maybe this could be the start of something good in my life. Insha'Allah. In fact, I have always missed writing in this blog. As a note for myself and for everyone who reads this, embrace your uniqueness!

Good night.





Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Qinqin is Engaged!



Surprise! Surprise!

I still can't believe that my darling Syiqin is now someone's fiance. A couple of years ago when my friend, Rafidah, got married the rest of us had no clue when our turn would come. Syiqin was one of us who thought that we would be the last one on the list to get hitched. But finally, her jodoh came early than expected.

It's amazing how Allah works His wonders, isn't it? You may be feeling like you're not ready yet but suddenly someone knocks on your door to propose. This year I have witnessed many love stories – from someone who just broke up with her former boyfriend then met a sincere man to marry her, to someone who had been single for years then met her soon-to-be husband, to someone who is about to marry her longtime boyfriend. Each of them had to go through tough times before experiencing the happiest moment of their lives.

It brings me to a verse in the Qur'an in which Allah says,

For indeed, with hardship (will be) ease. Indeed, with hardship (will be) ease.
Surah Al-Insyirah 5-6

I'm so happy for Syiqin. She has finally found the man of her dreams! One night we had a group conversation talking about how fast time brought us to this day. We used to talk about puppy love but now – now we talk about marriage and children. I still can't believe it. I wonder what would it be like when we turn 30?

I'm glad to be a part of this friendship. To collect precious memories together is a privilege. One year spent with these girls in high school was filled with joy and excitement. And I can't wait to collect more memories with them, insha'Allah.

For us who are still waiting for our big day to come, I pray that may Allah grant us a pious, loving and caring spouse. May He ease everything for us.

To my beautiful Syiqin,
May happiness and love stick with you until the end of time. We love you!





Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Time Out

So this is going to be a long entry but please bear with me. After days (and months I think) of thinking, I have finally decided to be away from social media except my blog and Twitter.

The past few years since the year I graduated have been a roller coaster ride for me. It's funny for a person who would always remind one another to stay positive has to make such decision to remain optimist again. To be honest, it has never been easy for me. With so many things on my plate, I need to find balance in my life again. This is never new to me because I had gone through the same thing too before.

As much fun as social media can give, it can also be a scary place to stay. Being a public figure that I am now, never once I thought I would be needing time to refresh myself from the toxic the social media gave me.

I hate to admit it but that's the ugly truth.

It was fun when it all started. From taking #OOTD (outfit of the day) photos to scenic view, editing it, to deleting the photos because it doesn't go well with the feed and many more. I began Instagram-ing when I was still in my overweight state. At that time, I had no idea that my Instagram would be the way it is now. With thousands followers following me, I can feel the pressure. The social pressure is real and it's just too much for me to handle. People wanting to see more of you, admiring you, and you starting to think that you've done a good job by inspiring others but the truth is..not everyone likes you. Then comes the evil eye and you start to feel like you're not good enough. Before you knew it, you have changed a lot from who you were before.

I have had moments in my life where I went through some big changes in life. I was happy and overweight, sad and overweight, then I changed to a completely different person, happy and healthy to now being a happy-sad overweight person. In the midst of handling the pressure of looking good and trying to keep up with everyone else, I have lost myself. I no longer feel the fun and enjoyment of taking photos. Even if I did, it was no longer because of passion.

I remember one day, a young girl came to me and asked a question that left me thinking for days. The question was — how did you manage to get thousands of followers? Not worrying about her disappointing examination results, she even mentioned about being famous and tried so hard to take selfies. I was shocked. It bothered me to a point where I question myself what kind of influencer I am? From the first day I started blogging, my aim has always been to inspire young girls to become a woman with beauty and brain. A highly intellectual woman is in top notch, beauty is a bonus. In my younger days, I was challenged by my father because I was too feminine and into fashion but my school performance was not something to be proud of. I wanted to change that and prove that there is nothing wrong on being beautiful, stylish and intelligent. A woman with a desire to look beautiful can also be a genius. But that day – that day I really felt like a failure.

To be looked up to as a woman who inspires young girls to be famous by posting tons of selfies on social media is the total opposite of my aim. An ‘achievement’ that I am not proud of. It's not healthy for them, just as much as it's not healthy for me. I'm starting to realise that these young girls are no longer looking at the value of being smart as the main ambition to achieve in life but famous and popularity. Knowing that I've been looked up to because of my popularity is sick. Hence, the reason why I decided to be away from social media.

You can have thousands or millions of followers, but that doesn't mean the whole thousands or millions are a fan of yours. Some people will follow you just to see how you're doing in life while some are just waiting for your downfall. When I was in Australia, I was surrounded by positive people. At that time, I thought it was impossible for people to dislike me because I didn't do anything wrong to anyone. But as time goes by, I've learned that even if you have never done anything wrong to anyone, there are those whose hearts are filled with jealousy and enviness.

I feel sorry for the pressure that our young girls feel these days. Seeing other ‘perfect’ girls flaunting their beauties, showing off their skills on wearing makeup (for example) and exposing too much of their bodies on social media will only create more self-confidence issue among those who are considered as ‘the ugly duckling’. There will be more of unhealthy competitions among them. No doubt that the number of depressed young girls is increasing. These girls can be so much more than just a person who tries to get noticed by the public. There are far more valuable things in life that you can achieve other than trying to gain attention. Unfortunately, it's not healthy.

I don't have better ways or words to express my thoughts and concern on this. But I believe in order to change people, I have to change myself first. Just like I said earlier, I'm fighting my own battle. By giving myself some space to heal, I can slowly regain my self-esteem. Hopefully, insha'Allah.

Now I understand more about humbleness. You can have everything for now but Allah can take it back in a split second. So if you're going through the best time of your life, remember to always remain humble.

Before I put an end to this post, I'd like to sincerely apologise for all of my wrongdoings. May Allah ease this trial for me. As for now, I will share more updates in my blog and Twitter. Insha'Allah.

Lastly,
Selamat Hari Raya Maaf Zahir and Batin.





Friday, May 19, 2017

Bagaimana Saya Mencipta Kejayaan

Sebelum saya memiliki kejayaan yang ada sekarang, saya cumalah pelajar biasa yang bersekolah di sekolah biasa dan memiliki keputusan yang biasa-biasa saja. Ketika berada di tingkatan 4, saya pernah gagal hampir semua subjek dan pernah rasa berputus asa untuk meneruskan pengajian. Dulu saya bukanlah seorang yang suka keluar rumah dan menghabiskan masa di luar. Kebanyakan masa saya habiskan di rumah belajar tapi hasilnya tak pernah memuaskan. Kerana keputusan yang kurang cemerlang, saya pernah terfikir saya mungkin tak akan pernah capai apa yang saya impikan pada ketika itu dan impian tersebut ialah melanjutkan pengajian ke luar negara. Saya pernah mempersoalkan masa depan saya dan sejauh mana yang saya boleh pergi dalam hidup ini kerana pada masa itu fikiran saya skeptikal. Seperti anak-anak lain, saya terfikir kalau saya tak berjaya sambung belajar, macam mana saya nak dapat pekerjaan dan gaji yang selesa?

Tapi walau bagaimana teruk pun pencapaian ketika itu, tak pernah sehari saya putus daripada membayangkan impian saya. Setiap malam saya akan bayangkan saya berada di negara luar dan memakai coat putih pada musim sejuk. Saya juga akan bayangkan keadaan saya memakai jubah konvokesyen dan ibu bapa saya tersenyum bahagia. Saya akan bayangkan situasi itu seperti ianya sedang berlaku ditambah lagi dengan mainan musik yang memberi inspirasi kepada saya.


18 Disember 2014 saya berjaya menamatkan pengajian dalam bidang Psikologi


Tahun 2014 menjadi saksi kepada pencapaian saya. Impian saya beberapa tahun yang lalu tercapai. Pada tahun tersebut saya berjaya menghabiskan pengajian dengan memakai jubah konvokesyen, sesuatu yang saya pernah ragui suatu ketika dulu. Pada tahun yang sama juga saya berjaya menurunkan berat badan dan memakai coat putih sepertimana yang saya impikan. Alhamdulillah.




Beberapa hari selepas majlis graduasi saya, saya berjaya mendaki Gunung Kinabalu. Ianya juga pernah menjadi persoalan saya suatu ketika dulu. Ketika di bangku sekolah, saya pernah diberitahu berkenaan dengan pelajar MRSM yang pernah mendaki Gunung Kinabalu. Saya merasa kagum membayangkan mereka yang masih remaja berjaya menawan gunung yang tertinggi di Asia Tenggara itu. Saya pernah bertanya pada diri sendiri, bolehkah saya mendaki Gunung Kinabalu satu hari nanti? Sehinggalah pada pertengahan tahun 2014, saya mengambil keputusan untuk meneruskan impian saya tersebut dengan mengikuti ekspidisi mendaki Gunung Kinabalu.

Selama tempoh hampir 6 bulan, saya banyak menghabiskan masa di Gym dan banyak melakukan aktiviti bersukan untuk meningkatkan stamina. Setiap kali berlari saya akan mendengar lagu yang membakar semangat saya dan membayangkan diri saya berada di atas puncak gunung. Walaupun saya masih tak tahu apakah penghujung kepada ekspidisi tersebut, tapi saya tak pernah berhenti dari membayangkan diri saya sudah berjaya menawan puncak Gunung Kinabalu.


Disember 2014 saya berjaya graduate lagi sekali di atas puncak Gunung Kinabalu


Alhamdulillah Allah izinkan saya merasa melanjutkan pengajian di luar negara dan menamatkan pengajian saya sehingga ke peringkat Ijazah. Bukan itu sahaja, malah diberi rezeki untuk mendaki Gunung Kinabalu. Sebenarnya, saya sendiri tak sangka bahawa satu hari nanti apa yang saya impikan akan tercapai. Dulu saya pernah mempersoalkan tahap kemampuan diri saya, tapi bila Allah nak bagi rezeki, sampai ke Master saya diberi tawaran. Segala puji hanya bagi Allah.

Mesti ada yang tertanya-tanya apa yang saya dah lakukan sehingga berjaya mencipta kejayaan sebegini? Ayah saya pernah berkata bila kita dah berjaya, jangan biar diri sendiri menikmati kejayaan tersebut, kongsikan pada yang lain. Oleh itu, saya memilih untuk menulis kisah kejayaan saya dan berkongsi tips dan pengajaran kepada mereka yang rasa seolah-olah tiada harapan bagi diri untuk terus maju. Tips yang pertama ialah jangan tinggal solat. Bila solat, lakukannya seperti kita sedang berdating dengan Tuhan. Segala yang tersimpan di hati kita luahkan pada Dia. Sebutkan apa yang kita mahu pada Tuhan kerana Tuhan adalah sebaik-baik Pendengar. Ketika zaman belajar, saya banyak meluangkan masa dengan membaca Al-Quran dan menghadiri majlis-majlis ilmu. Kadang saya sendiri rindu suasana tersebut. Bila rasa tertekan saya akan dirikan solat dengan serta merta. Perbaiki bacaan Al-Fatihah dan fahami maksudnya. Ia banyak membantu saya untuk lebih khusyuk ketika solat. Selain itu, ketika bersendirian pula perbanyakkan beristighfar. Salah satu kunci untuk rezeki yang luas ialah istighfar. Bila kita beristighfar, kita memohon ampun daripada Tuhan yang Maha Pengampun. Semakin banyak kita beristighfar, maka semakin mudah rezeki untuk menghampiri kita. Amalkan.

Seterusnya, amalkan konsep The Law of Attraction. Ramai yang tak tahu apa sebenarnya hukum tarikan? Bila dah dewasa, saya mulai faham sebenarnya sejak dibangku sekolah lagi saya sudah mengamalkan konsep ini. Hukum tarikan yang saya maksudkan ialah bayangan yang saya lakukan setiap kali sebelum tidur seperti yang saya ceritakan di awal entri ini tadi. Bila nak membuat visualisasi, lakukannya dengan penuh perasaan dan rasakan seolah-olah perkara tersebut sudah menjadi kenyataan. Ramai yang terus memandang serong bila orang Islam menyebut The Law of Attraction tetapi kenyataannya ialah ilmu mereka cetek dan yang menyedihkan ialah mereka tak mahu mengambil tahu malah terus melabel sesuatu dari barat sebagai ilmu yang terpesong. Bagi saya, segala jenis ilmu di dunia ini adalah milik Allah, datangnya dari Allah. Tetapi mana yang memesongkan aqidah jangan diikut. Mana yang dapat memperbaiki kualiti hidup kita, dalamilah.

Kejayaan tak akan boleh dipisahkan dengan hubungan baik dengan Tuhan. Dengan mendekatkan diri dengan-Nya membawa kita lebih hampir kepada kejayaan di dunia dan di akhirat. Bila rasa seperti seolah-olah masa depan tak cerah, jangan berputus asa. Yakin pada apa yang Tuhan mampu lakukan. Hari ini kita tak yakin tapi tunggu esok. Bila Tuhan nak tunjukkan kuasa-Nya, ketika itu baru kita akan sedar bahawa tempat pergantungan itu masih ada cuma kita saja yang kadang terlalu leka dengan dunia. Asyik bergantung pada diri sendiri sehingga lupa ada Tuhan yang lebih mampu memakbulkan doa dan impian kita. Jadi tips yang terakhir ialah tingkatkan keyakinan yang tinggi pada Tuhan.

Sebelum saya akhiri entri kali ini, saya doakan pembaca semua dipermudahkan urusan pengajian dan semoga apa yang dihajati akan tercapai. Untuk entri yang akan datang saya akan kongsikan tentang matlamat saya untuk beberapa tahun yang akan datang. Jadi nantikan bahagian kedua entri hari ini.

Kongsikan entri ini di Facebook sekiranya ia sangat bermanfaat!





Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Kolaborasi Bersama Aviimo

Exciting!

28hb April yang lepas saya diberi peluang untuk membuat kolaborasi bersama sebuah syarikat e-commerce yang semakin terkenal di pasaran. Tak lain tak bukan, mestilah AVIIMO! Saya sangat teruja apabila dihubungi seorang rakan yang saya kenali menerusi kolaborasi saya bersama Body Shop 2 tahun yang lepas. Lily menghubungi saya melalui WhatsApp dan menjelaskan pada saya berkenaan dengan tawaran dari pihak Aviimo. Sudah tentu saya jawab ya!

Sebenarnya saya sangat teruja untuk melakukan kolaborasi ini kerana Aviimo merupakan syarikat e-commerce yang berpusat di Sabah! Oleh kerana itu, tanpa ragu-ragu saya terus menerima tawaran ini dan memberi sokongan seratus peratus kepada Aviimo dengan membantu memasarkan lagi Aviimo menerusi kolaborasi ini. Sama seperti syarikat e-commerce yang lain seperti ZALORA dan FashionValet, Aviimo juga mempunyai in-house designers yang berpengalaman dalam memilih pakaian dan mereka juga menggunakan konsep yang sama iaitu perniagaan di atas talian.

Pengalaman saya melakukan photoshoot bersama team Aviimo sangat menyeronokkan! Pakaian yang disediakan juga banyak yang menarik perhatian saya. Sempena bulan Ramadan yang bakal tiba, sudah tentu ramai yang dah mula mencari pakaian untuk hari raya! Berita baik untuk pembaca saya, anda kini boleh membeli secara online di www.aviimo.my dan mendapatkan diskaun sebanyak 5% dengan menggunakan kod AVXIEKA!

Nak tahu apa yang saya beli dari Aviimo? Teruskan membaca.


Gambar photoshoot bersama AVIIMO bulan lepas

Shopping kini menjadi lebih mudah dengan melayari laman web AVIIMO!


Beberapa hari selepas selesai sesi photoshoot bersama AVIIMO, saya pun mencuri sedikit masa dengan melayari laman web mereka. Terlalu banyak pilihan membuatkan saya menjadi rambang mata! Akhirnya saya membeli beberapa helai pakaian dan aksesori. Yang membuatkan saya kagum dengan AVIIMO, mereka menyediakan perkhidmatan Cash On Delivery (COD)! Dan beberapa hari selepas itu saya menerima bungkusan dari mereka.


Bungkusan datang dengan greeting flyer

Long pearl necklace yang saya beli dari AVIIMO sangat cantik!

Earrings from AVIIMO


AVIIMO juga turut menyediakan ruangan untuk anda membeli peralatan Home and LivingSo tunggu apa lagi? Jom dapatkan peralatan rumah, aksesori dan pakaian terkini di www.aviimo.my dan gunakan kod AVXIEKA untuk dapatkan diskaun 5%.

Selamat bershopping!





Monday, May 15, 2017

Cara Saya Menjaga Wajah

Sangat rare topik saya kali ini. Mungkin ada yang tersenyum simpul sebab topik yang dinanti-nantikan akhirnya tiba hehe. Sebenarnya sejak zaman universiti lagi, saya menerima personal messages di Facebook dan Instagram bertanyakan tentang produk yang saya gunakan untuk kulit. Mungkin ada yang suka mengikuti perkembangan saya akan perasan perubahan kulit saya dulu dan sekarang. Jadi akhirnya saya kongsikan teknik penjagaan wajah saya untuk entri kali ini.

Saya rasa mesti ramai yang berkerut dahi bila saya sebut kulit saya dulu jenis berjerawat bukan? Mungkin sebab saya mahir dalam bidang editing dan orang tak perasan jerawat pada kulit saya. Untuk lebih adil, saya kongsikan gambar-gambar lama saya dulu ketika kulit masih berjerawat.

Bismillah...
Jangan terkejut haha.


Tahun 2010 jerawat banyak tertumpu di bahagian dahi


Sebelum saya teruskan, saya ingin memohon maaf sekiranya ada yang membanding-bandingkan jerawat saya atau terfikir jerawat saya ini tak seteruk mana pun. Sebenarnya, teruk atau tak, situasi yang kita alami tetap sama. Jerawat besar atau kecil tetap akan menganggu tahap keyakinan diri kita. Betul?

Tahun 2010 memang tahun yang menakutkan bagi saya. Kurang yakin nak berhadapan dengan orang sebab risau jerawat menjadi perhatian orang. Saya lebih selesa dan yakin berada di hadapan kamera sebab gambar boleh edit tapi realiti tak haha. Kalau nak keluar pun terpaksa cover dengan foundation.


Tahun 2012 kulit masih berjerawat dan semakin kusam

Saya mulai faham jenis kulit saya ketika berada di Tingkatan 4 (tahun 2008). Produk pertama yang saya gunakan berkesan merawat masalah jerawat saya ialah Skin Food. Pakar perunding Skin Food sempat menjelaskan pada saya tentang jenis kulit saya dan apakah punca timbulnya jerawat. Berbulan-bulan jugalah saya guna produk ini sebab sangat membantu. Tapi tak lama selepas itu Skin Food tutup dan bekalan saya pun terhenti di situ. Sedih sangat.

Tahun 2010 (dua gambar teratas) menunjukkan jerawat saya semakin bermaharaja lela di bahagian dahi. Nasib baik boyfriend duduk jauh. Long distance relationship menyelamatkan saya dari stress yang berlebihan pada ketika ini haha. Siapalah tak nak jumpa kekasih hati dalam keadaan flawless kan? Tapi bonus kalau kekasih hati boleh menerima kita seadanya. Jangan lepaskan dia! Hihi.

Baiklah, sambung semula cerita. Beberapa tahun kulit saya hidup dalam kegelapan, kusam dan tak bermaya. Tahun 2012 memang kemuncak ke-kusam-an kulit sebab pada tahun tersebut saya duduk di Australia dan cuacanya sangat mencabar kulit saya.

Tapi tak lama selepas itu...


Tahun 2013 kulit semakin cerah dan tak berjerawat lagi 

Semakin yakin memakai tudung berwarna lembut dan terang HAHA

Tahun 2015 kulit semakin sihat kerana penjagaan luaran dan dalaman yang baik


Sebenarnya, antara akhir tahun 2012 dan awal tahun 2013, saya menggunakan sebuah produk dari luar negara. Nama produk apa saya tak nak sebut sebab risau menjadi kontroversi. Nak bagi hint, produk itu agak famous jugalah suatu ketika dulu. Tujuan utama saya menggunakan produk tersebut adalah untuk menghilangkan jerawat sebab sebelum produk itu menjadi viral saya difahamkan produk itu dapat menghilangkan jerawat. Tapi saya tak sangka kesannya lebih daripada sekadar menghilangkan jerawat.

Sekadar berkongsi pengalaman. Semasa di awal penggunaan produk tersebut, saya telah mengalami pengalaman yang sangat mengerikan bagi saya. Kulit saya mengalami pengelupasan yang teruk dan pedih yang teramat terutamanya bila memakai toner. Tapi saya teruskan juga sebab menurut penjual produk tersebut, kesan yang saya alami adalah normal kerana beliau turut mengalami kesan yang sama. 3 minggu saya tak berputus asa dan cekalkan hati untuk teruskan. Alhamdulillah memang betul apa yang beliau kata. Minggu seterusnya jerawat saya hilang dan saya dapat hasil ekstra daripada menggunakan produk tersebut. Balik saja saya ke Australia, ramai yang menegur perubahan kulit saya. Ada juga yang berkongsi pengalaman yang sebaliknya sehingga terpaksa berjumpa pakar kulit untuk mengatasi masalah kulit yang dialami akibat menggunakan produk tersebut. Ada yang mengalami pengelupasan yang teruk di seluruh wajah. Pengalaman mereka lebih mengerikan. Saya ingat lagi keadaan saya ketika itu. Saya terdiam dan menyebut syukur dengan sepenuh hati kerana kesan yang saya alami tak seteruk mereka yang lain. Tak tahulah bagaimana keadaan saya sekiranya saya yang mengalami situasi yang mereka alami. Saya tak tahu kesannya boleh jadi seteruk itu. Sebenarnya, salah satu sebab saya mengelak untuk menjawab soalan yang saya terima di personal messages di Facebook tentang produk yang saya gunakan untuk kulit adalah kerana pengalaman perit yang dialami diri sendiri dan orang lain. Saya sedar kesan penggunaan produk ini adalah berbeza bagi setiap individu maka saya elakkan diri untuk menjawab. Hasil daripada pengalaman saya dan isu viral berkaitan produk tersebut membuatkan saya semakin yakin untuk berdiam diri daripada menjawab soalan-soalan berkenaan dengan produk kulit. Saya sendiri pun tak pasti jika produk tersebut selamat untuk digunakan.

Saya teruskan juga menggunakan produk tersebut selama beberapa tahun sehinggalah saya membuat keputusan untuk menukar produk. Itu pun kerana saya membaca terlalu ramai yang mengalami komplikasi pada kulit setelah menggunakan produk seperti yang saya gunakan. Pengajaran yang saya boleh kongsikan dari pengalaman ini ialah jadikan kulit yang sihat sebagai aim kita. Putih atau tak, itu semua boleh diusahakan dengan cara lain. Tak perlu gunakan cara yang akan memberi impak pada kulit kita di hari tua. Hitam manis pun tak apa, yang penting kulit sihat. Setiap manusia itu ada kecantikan yang tersendiri bukan?

Seterusnya, saya kongsikan bagaimana saya menjaga kulit wajah setiap hari. Pertama ialah dari segi pemilihan produk. Untuk kita ketahui produk yang sesuai dengan kulit kita, kita terlebih dahulu perlu membuat research tentang kulit kita. Sesetengah orang memiliki kulit yang normal, ada yang berminyak, ada juga yang kering, dan ada juga yang memiliki combination skin. Kalau nak tahu apa ciri-ciri kulit normal, berminyak, kering dan sebagainya bolehlah guna perkhidmatan Google. Once dah kenalpasti jenis kulit, baru senang nak pilih produk yang bersesuaian.

Cara penjagaan wajah:

Waktu Siang
Saya akan menggunakan pencuci muka terlebih dahulu. Setelah selesai, saya akan menggunakan toner dan moisturiser. Untuk pelembap, pilih yang mempunyai SPF untuk membantu melindungi kulit dari sinaran UV. Tujuan utama ialah untuk mengelakkan timbulnya jeragat di kemudian hari. Kemudian saya akan gunakan Seri 7 Anggun sebagai face mist saya. Seri 7 Anggun ini mempunyai pati bunga daisy yang boleh membantu mencerahkan kulit!

Waktu Malam
Ini adalah waktu yang memerlukan ekstra usaha. Setiap malam sebelum mencuci muka, saya akan gunakan cleansing oil terlebih dahulu. Tujuannya ialah untuk membuang kotoran minyak yang melekat pada permukaan kulit sepanjang hari. Kotoran minyak yang dibuang akan digantikan dengan minyak yang baik (daripada cleansing oil yang digunakan) untuk elakkan kulit menjadi kering. Setelah selesai menggunakan cleansing oil dan pencuci muka, saya akan menggunakan toner. Sepuluh saat selepas itu, saya akan apply serum pada kulit. Tujuannya ialah untuk merawat kulit sepanjang malam. Scrub muka pun penting untuk membuang sel kulit mati pada permukaan kulit. Gunakan sekali setiap seminggu pada waktu malam sebelum aktiviti membersihkan muka.

Kata kuncinya di sini ialah ketahui jenis kulit, pilih produk yang bersesuaian, dan gunakan teknik yang saya kongsikan di atas ini. Untuk dapatkan kulit yang sihat memerlukan ekstra usaha dan wang. Jangan kedekut! Pelaburan pada kulit itu penting kerana setiap wanita perlu belajar mencantikkan diri bukan untuk diri sendiri sahaja tetapi untuk tatapan suami atau bakal suami.

Insha'Allah di perkongsian seterusnya, saya akan kongsikan pula cara menjaga kesihatan kulit dari dalam berdasarkan pengalaman saya sendiri. Hopefully entri kali ini dapat memberi banyak manfaat kepada pembaca di luar sana! Jangan lupa share di Facebook anda.

Selamat malam.





Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Perubahan Wajah Dulu & Sekarang

Pernah tak tengok cermin dan rasa macam seolah-olah masa depan gelap gelita? Bila tengok majalah ada gambar wanita cantik rasa seperti ditampar malaikat? Aduh, pedihnya. Saya tahu perasaan itu sebab suatu ketika dulu saya pun begitu. Haha.

Entri kali ini saya akan tunjukkan secara official perbezaan wajah saya ketika di zaman sekolah, zaman kolej, zaman universiti dan zaman habis belajar. Sedikit sebanyak saya akan kongsikan masalah kulit saya di setiap gambar. Sebelum scroll ke bawah, ucap dulu Masha'Allah Tabarakallah. Semuanya atas kehendak Allah.


Tahun 2009. Zaman Sekolah.


Masa ini saya berada di Tingkatan 5. Keadaan kulit saya ketika ini sangat kusam, kerap kali menggunakan BB Cream dan mempunyai white head. Tanpa BB Cream, tak yakin nak keluar rumah. Sedih hidup diselubungi ketidakyakinan diri. Ada ke perkataan ketidakyakinan? Haha.


Tahun 2010. Zaman Kolej.


2010 adalah tahun yang mencabar bagi saya. Kulit semakin teruk dengan breakout yang semakin ketara di bahagian dahi. Dari zaman sekolah lagi saya ada masalah di bahagian T-Zone. Ketika ini, saya mula berjinak-jinak dengan foundation untuk menutup jerawat. Dengan harapan jerawat akan mengecut suatu hari nanti, tapi rupanya tersilap langkah. Jadinya, saya kurang yakin dengan keadaan wajah sendiri.


Tahun 2014. Zaman Universiti.


Gambar ini saya ada filter sikit. Tahun 2014, saya sudah mula belajar teknik penjagaan wajah dan seri dengan betul. Alhamdulillah. Semakin lama semakin yakin. Ada beberapa tips yang saya berminat untuk kongsikan dengan pembaca Blog Katahatieka. Kalau berminat nak tahu, kena like Facebook Page saya dulu untuk nantikan update seterusnya tentang tips penjagaan kulit saya!


Tahun 2015. Habis Belajar.


Sebagai seorang wanita, banyak sebenarnya yang perlu dipelajari terutama dari segi menjaga muka, penampilan diri, fizikal dan penjagaan dalaman. Terus terang saya katakan, dulu saya kurang arif tentang bab-bab menjaga muka ini. Tapi bersyukur ada adik yang suka mengkaji tentang masalah kulit dan penyelesaiannya, digabung dengan pengalaman sendiri ketika zaman sekolah dulu, hasilnya kita menjadi lebih bijak dalam memilih produk mana yang sesuai dengan kulit kita.

Kalau nak tahu apa tips penjagaan kulit saya,
kena tunggu entri yang seterusnya!





Monday, April 10, 2017

Perit dipanggil Giant

“Giant! Giant! Giant!”

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Perit bunyinya. Ketika saya menaip pun saya masih dapat rasa perasaan yang pernah saya rasa suatu ketika dulu. Masih bermain-main di fikiran saya sehingga sekarang. Ada satu cerita yang saya tak pernah kongsi di mana-mana laman sosial saya. Tak ramai yang tahu kesedihan yang saya rasa, keperitan yang saya tanggung bertahun-tahun dan impak yang saya terima hasil daripada pengalaman hitam dalam hidup saya suatu ketika dulu.

Suatu ketika dulu merupakan kanak-kanak yang ceria
Saya berasal dari keluarga yang mempunyai dua bentuk fizikal yang berbeza. Sebelah ayah saya, kebanyakan mempunyai bentuk fizikal yang tinggi dan kurus. Manakala sebelah ibu saya, ahli keluarga kebanyakan mempunyai fizikal yang berbadan besar. Dan mungkin Allah sudah tentukan takdir saya menerima gen dari kedua-dua keluarga, maka saya membesar dengan tubuh badan yang tinggi. Tahun demi tahun, semakin saya membesar perubahan fizikal saya semakin ketara sehinggalah saya menjadi antara pelajar yang paling tinggi ketika tadika dan sekolah rendah dulu.

Emosi dibuli
Pada awalnya, saya tak tertekan dengan perbezaan fizikal saya. Bahkan saya menjalani kehidupan kanak-kanak saya dengan penuh ceria tanpa menghiraukan kata-kata orang sekeliling terhadap fizikal saya yang nampak matang berbanding usia.

“Macam indung jelama...”

Mungkin ada yang tak familiar dengan maksud indung jelama yang menggambarkan seseorang yang berusia muda tetapi memiliki susuk tubuh seperti wanita dewasa. Indung adalah bahasa Brunei yang bermaksud ibu. Panggilan ini adalah antara panggilan yang saya sering terima sejak saya kanak-kanak lagi. Kadang saya rindu ketika saya masih kecil dan tak mengerti apa maksud indung jelama. Bila ada yang berkata demikian, saya hanya tersenyum dan tak memahami apa yang dimaksudkan.

Tapi saya harus berpijak pada kenyataan bahawa dunia akan terus berputar dan kehidupan akan terus berjalan. Semakin saya membesar, saya mulai faham apa yang dimaksudkan dengan kata-kata indung jelama yang pernah disebutkan dulu. Dari kanak-kanak yang ceria, saya berubah menjadi pendiam. Semakin lama, saya semakin suka bersendiri hanya kerana ingin mengelak dari mendengar komen seperti itu. Saya teringat, dulu sebelum saya memahami maksud perkataan tersebut, saya gembira dan cinta pada diri saya. Membeli belah sempena raya itulah saat yang paling saya nanti-nantikan kerana saya dapat mencuba fesyen remaja terkini walaupun pada ketika itu saya baru berada di sekolah rendah.

Ketika saya berada di Tahun 4, saya mulai rasa tekanan yang amat dalam hidup saya ketika itu. Kawan-kawan lelaki akan mengejek saya dengan panggilan giant dan saya seringkali berada di barisan paling belakang. Keadaan bertambah tak terkawal bila saya hit puberty. Saya semakin membesar dan menjadi kurang yakin dengan keadaan tubuh saya sendiri. Prestasi pembelajaran saya kurang memuaskan dan saya menjadi semakin pendiam. Pada masa itu, saya lebih suka menyendiri berbanding berkawan kerana saya takut dengan kritik atau komen yang akan saya terima mengenai bentuk badan saya yang tinggi dan berisi.

Menangis sendiri di dalam bilik
Saya teringat suatu ketika saya terpilih untuk mengikut aktiviti perbarisan di sekolah. Seperti biasa, saya akan diletakkan di bahagian paling belakang. Ketika sedang latihan, beberapa budak lelaki akan tertawakan saya dan menjadikan tubuh badan saya sebagai bahan gurauan.

“Giant, giant, giant...”

Jerit seorang rakan sekelas lelaki kepada saya. Saya tertekan dengan segala komen yang saya terima dan pada ketika itu saya tercari-cari siapa yang dapat membantu saya. Kerana buntu, saya keluarkan segala yang terpendam dengan tangisan. Semakin lama, saya semakin pendiam. Banyak masa saya habiskan sendirian di rumah untuk belajar. Walaupun banyak masa saya habiskan di depan buku, prestasi saya masih juga kurang memuaskan. Hubungan saya dengan orang tua semakin renggang. Saya tidak ada tempat untuk meluah melainkan dengan menangis.

Titik perubahan yang baru
Saya tersenyum lebar membayangkan inilah masanya untuk saya buat permulaan yang baru dalam hidup saya. Pada ketika itu, saya baru tamat UPSR dan cuti sekolah itu saya banyak habiskan membayangkan apa yang saya boleh buat untuk mulakan sesuatu yang baru. Saya yakin pada masa itu saya boleh perbaiki keputusan saya.

Tahun pertama berada di Sekolah Menengah bukanlah seperti yang saya gambarkan. Keputusan saya bertambah teruk dan saya menjadi kurang yakin melihat pelajar-pelajar lain yang lebih berkeyakinan berbanding saya. Hasilnya, apa yang saya impikan tak menjadi kenyataan. Saya semakin jatuh dan jatuh.

Tingkatan 2, saya mengambil keputusan untuk berpindah ke sekolah lain yang lebih hampir dengan rumah. Di sinilah, titik permulaan yang saya impikan menjadi kenyataan. Keputusan saya semakin meningkat. Saya semakin yakin pada diri dan mendapat perhatian yang tak pernah saya sangka saya akan dapat suatu hari nanti. Semakin lama saya semakin kurus. Kawan-kawan saya adalah insan yang paling saya sayang dan secara tak sedar banyak membantu proses perubahan saya. Saya bersyukur kami masih berhubung walaupun 10 tahun sudah berlalu.

Setahun berada di sekolah tersebut, saya kemudian berpindah ke sekolah lama. Keyakinan saya semakin bertambah dan semakin ramai kenalan di dalam dan di luar sekolah. Hidup saya berubah menjadi seorang yang lebih yakin dan ceria berbanding dulu.

Pentingnya berfikiran positif

“Apa yang kita bayangkan pasti akan jadi kenyataan”

Bila saya renung kembali kehidupan saya yang dulu, saya mulai sedar bahawa dari pengalaman inilah saya belajar erti keyakinan terhadap diri. Saya belajar betapa pentingnya untuk sentiasa berfikiran positif terhadap apa saja ujian yang berlaku. Keyakinan bahawa di setiap kesusahan itu pasti ada kesenangan.

Allah Maha Adil.
Tak selamanya kita akan bersedih.
Yang penting kita bersyukur dan bersangka baik dengan aturan-Nya.

Ini adalah perkongsian hidup saya yang pertama setelah sekian lama saya meninggalkan dunia blogging. Saya berharap ramai yang boleh pelajari sesuatu daripada perkongsian pengalaman hidup yang saya ini.

Teruskan hidup dan jangan pernah bersangka-sangka pada Tuhan Yang Maha Kuasa.