Saturday, June 28, 2014

Relax your mind after Work!

very, very exhausted

Yes, I've been gone for a while and I'm sorry for being too selfish because lately I have been posting too much about myself. Here comes another one, but a lot of people experience this so they may relate to it in some ways. The second week of school just ended, and it sucks because I'm already stressed. I'm sick right now because of reasons. We were filled with homeworks (I luckily finished a while ago) and one complicated project which is really difficult to do and to be passed on Wednesday and it's Sunday now. I have classes on Monday and Tuesday and there may be a lot of homeworks given to us. Sometimes there are too much things to do that you just stare and feel the throbbing of your temples. Okay, too much of my story. I'm here to help you relax your mind after a hard day's work or in between tasks. Ready?

1.Breathe in, Breathe out 

This really helps in order for your mind to relax. Inhale slowly and exhale slowly, until you feel calm. 

2. Stretch

Notice that people stretch when they're tired? Tensing your muscles and relaxing them may help your mind focus and relax a little more. It alters the mental state. It helps I promise.

3. Drink water

Being dehydrated may be the cause of your drowsiness. Remember, 75% of our body is composed of water. Do you really think your mind can function if you're dehydrated?

4. Eat something 

You may be hungry. The mind doesn't function properly if you're hungry. The nutrients and energy we get are all from food. If you're not that hungry but need something to make you relaxed, try nuts or dark chocolates. These foods decrease anxiety and increases serotonin. Don't eat junk foods because it makes you bloated and drowsy.

5. Drink warm liquids 

Hot drinks relieve tension and stress. Try green tea and hot milk. It really helps you calm down. I suggest drinking this before sleeping because it really aids in having a good night sleep.

6. Hobbies 

Doing things simply because you want to relaxes your mind and at the same time improves your skills. You may be good in painting or writing. This depends on the individual. People who take time for the things they love to do are the happy people. 

7. Listen to Calming music 

This is best when you're lying down. Maybe play instrumentals on You may visualize relaxing things like a lake or the cherry blossoms. Avoid negative emotions.

8. Cuddle your animals 

Your furry little animals are your best friends so seeing them or playing with them may decrease stress. A cute little animal is never a bad idea. 

9. Take a warm bath 

You see those movies or TV shows where people soak in bathtubs with bubbles and rose petals? it helps. Maybe listening to calming music while in the bath is fun too? or candles for an irresistible aroma? It's up to you!

10. Avoid Social Media 

Seeing the woman who everyone has a crush on posting a new profile picture is not gonna help. This may ruin your self-esteem and increase your stress levels. The instagram photo of your batchmate touring Japan? not gonna help. The thing about social media is that it ruins the contentment of an individual, and that not good. 

I hope these tips helped you. See you next time. Please don't forget to follow me on Bloglovin' or Google friend connect on the sidebar. Thank you, thank you, thank you! Bye!
(all photos from tumblr)

Saturday, June 21, 2014

The new schedule & My reactions

This is a photo of my schedule, and I don't know what to feel about it.

Our school has changed a lot since the past president was replaced. Not only the tradition of our school which was replaced by the house system was changed, but also the schedule. I never even experienced 2 math periods in one day and most of all, 2 science classes and 2 math classes together in one day. Almost all of the major subjects have 2 periods taken in one day too. Imagine all of the stress packed in one day. It made me hate Mondays more and more. Not only that. Notice that Science is always the first period? Great way to start the day with Physics, no?  I didn't notice that there was no TLE (Home economics) in the schedule until my friend told me... I wonder how we're gonna prepare for our entrep program. 

Yes, the schedule is stressful and hard to cope up with but I couldn't take the fact that we have to go home at 3:50 PM on Thursdays which means that we can't go home together with the other sections because they have a different schedule to go home at 3:50 PM. 

Despite the cons of the schedule, I think that the best day is Friday since we have a lot of extracurricular to do and stop murdering our minds (lol). Friday is the house day and we get to bond with people of different batches. I personally like my house because the people are kind there. There's also gonna be a Cultural activity wherein we could express our talents through stage plays. We could also gain incentives by joining this.The downside of joining the Cultural activity is that we can't join any clubs, but that's okay for me. 

So guys, what do you feel about your schedules? Feel free to comment below for your responses. 
P.S. Philippines' school starts on June 


(and yes, she's leading the balloons)

I wanted to be a leader since I was in elementary because I always thought that the concept of leading and being brave for your group to be better is cool. I idolized Miyazaki Ayuzawa (from Maid-sama) too and copied her every move. I wished that a man would save me too, like what happened to Ayuzawa, and it happened. But now, I'm really nervous because this is the first time I'm ever going to lead a group, or should I say, a team. I'm a senior, which means that I'm capable to lead the lower batches. My every move could influence them. I could Acknowledge them. I could teach them. However, if anything goes wrong, then I am to blame. This is what I am afraid of. Vanillant, what happened then? It started like this...

There was this new system applied to our school, that is, the house system. This is where everyone is divided into groups (in our case, 12 groups) with members from different year levels. These are the freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and of course us, the seniors. I was appointed as the temporary leader of the group on the first day of classes (because my name was the first one on the org list). I felt really nervous too. Then the day came, it was election day yesterday. I was nominated for president (chancellor) and vice president (deputy-chancellor). I wanted to be the vice president because they usually just assist the president and I think it's the easiest thing to do (lol). I told my batchmates to vote me as deputy chancellor and I ended up winning both. Of course, you should choose the higher position. I had to compete with my classmate for the President place and I'm surprised I won. I think I was blushing yesterday, because that was the first time that happened to me... and I'm honestly very happy. I want to thank everyone who voted me. I want to hug 'em all (jk).

Being the leader, will be a very tough responsibility. I'm gonna do my best to not let my housemates down. This is my first time being a big-time leader, but I wanna show them I can be a great one. I think this school year will be a challenging year, but a fun one.

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

Unfair people

thanks, google images

I had a very fine day today and I participated a lot in class. I really love my new set of teachers and it really hypes me up. I honestly love the setup of the classrooms too, because it gives the new vibes. I feel that this school year will be even better! Then, here comes the "imperfect" part of the day.

We were on the line with my boyfriend (we had to list our names to be able to go out and commute). Suddenly, the "friends" of my boyfriend suddenly tells him to write their names when they should really line up and wait for their turn. It's really unfair for the people who lined up. I got annoyed by the fact that my boyfriend actually said yes when what all his "friends" do is joke around and not be serious about anything, they don't even add him to their group of friends who go together at lunch and recess. They really think they're cool when it doesn't really help them in the future. It really pissed me off and I ended up getting angry at him again but then eventually, making up.

The lesson I want you guys to know is that, you're living the real life and you should experience what it feels like to wait and be patient. The people around you are gonna use you and it's your choice on how to deal with it. Be wise and don't be an underdog, please.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

The First Day

At the end of the day, it was okay.

Changes, there were too many changes. The school we once knew changed and everyone was complaining because they didn't want to embrace it. I honestly don't know what to feel... There were some things that were positive and negative about the changes. I try to embrace the change because you never know what will happen if you never take a chance. I think it's wrong to think ahead before you experience things because you might end up swallowing your words. The new system also could make you new friends from other year levels which is an advantage.

I was in the same class (star section) as usual and everyone were always the same for the past 3 years and I wanted change somehow to experience new things from other students. There's a bad attutude in the star section that I can't somehow distinguish. I had a new hair do and all of the people who criticized my hair was from the star section that left me insecure (I have been insecure with my hair since I was born idk haha). I hope we have great teachers who don't leave you behind unlike some teachers who are very biased (one teacher from last year... oops sorry!). 

We had an activity in physical education which was the pik pak boom game where you have to test your focusing skills, reaction time and etc. (it was really fun).

I had a fight with my boyfriend because I was more concious of his grades than him because I want him to go to the same college as me... I kept nagging him to stop playing videogames and focus on studying... I ended getting mad at him because I feel that my effort of helping him is neglected. Yes, I really have a hard time connecting to boys, I'm sorry. He's also classmates with his ex which makes me a little bit worried but I really trust him though.

All in all, this day was very tiring and kind of sad but I'm really contented. Nothing's perfect right? Have a great day! 

Thursday, June 12, 2014

The Bloglovin' Site and its Importance

I decided to make a blog because I was inspired by an anime which was the Polar bear cafe because the penguin there had a blog and I decided to make one. I also saw blogs made by my classmates and they made blogs which were personal or review blogs. I wonder how I would let my readers follow me or keep track of my account. I noticed that people don't open their e-mails that much (in our age) so I didn't put the "follow by typing e-mail here" gadget. I tried adding a google friend connect gadget on my sidebar, but still, no luck. Then, one day, I saw the sidebar of my classmate which had a "bloglovin" gadget and I wonder what it did and I made an account there. Here's what made me pleased.

  1. Keeping in Track 
  2. In Bloglovin' when you follow your favorite blogs, you can see their newest posts on your dashboard. You could also save their pages by liking them. It's really organized too because you can see if the post is unread or read. You could also monitor your blog activities (if someone followed you or liked your post on a click of a button)
  3. Easy Viewing 
  4. The layout of bloglovin' is very convenient. The font is really readable, the site layout is very clean which makes you want to read as much as possible.
  5. Blog Promoting 
  6. You may want to show your blog around to many bloggers there by describing your blog and following people. It also displays your newest posts and it allows people to like it or share it.
  7. Similar Blogs
  8. The thing I like the most in Bloglovin' is that you can follow blogs with the simliar content of the chosen blog. If you're viewing a food blog, you could see similar blogs by just a click of a button.
  9. Increased SEO 
  10. Bloglovin' may increase your blog popularity on google or any search engines. This causes more viewers to go to your blog and share your posts so this is very important last but not the least;
  11. Application
  12. Bloglovin' has a phone application that makes you read blog posts anywhere where there's wifi and when you're just chilling there lazily and you don't wanna bring your laptop around with you, you can scan blogs.
Hope this helped you! See you again soon!

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My childhood and The Sims 4!!!

(Image from Google Images)

I'm such a Sims fan (since childhood) and as you can see I'm so excited for the Sims 4 pc release on September 4! According to the producers, the game improved so much and the sims became smarter. You could customize your characters easier and it's funny how the producer made a sim look like him exactly as seen in this video.You have variety of movements, voices and etc. added too! Another improvement is that you could build your house easier and that's what I like the most. I'm not a builder type of person so I'm very impatient with making houses. Though, I also want a nice house. You could make a very nice house by just clicking and dragging in a few minutes as seen in this video. The Sims became more emotionally smarter and this video is the cutest thing ever! (about a sim becoming a happy man because of a girl).It's funny how I'm so excited for its release but I think I'm gonna buy it after I graduate college because I need to focus on studying and I can't afford to be addicted to it. It's kinda sad but someday I could play it with my special someone.

I'm gonna share to you my sims "journey" since I was a child to show you how I loved sims so much.

I have Sims 3 on my laptop right now and I had the worst experience with it because I didn't save the file and I accidentally kicked the plug. I had so much progress... and because of that incident I almost cried. Instead, I just erased the save file and did not play it again and swore to play it in the future and make a new family.

I have a PS2 that my parents gave to me as a gift when I was in preschool (I think) and I bought a Sims Bustin' Out cd because the cover looked good (honestly). I really had fun with it and always played with my first cousin. It makes me cry when I get fired in my job. I then bought the Sims 2 (The most difficult), the Sims 2 Castaway, the Urbz Sims in the city (my favorite), The Sims 2 Pets and finally, The Sims (1) which always gets sold out everywhere so it's the last one I bought.

I also have a PSP which had the Sims 2 (which has so much memories I crie), The Sims 2 Pets and The Sims Castaway (I never touched yet). The Sims Bustin out in Gameboy was the worst because I couldn't save my progress ever. I played the Sims 2 in the emulator and I never finished.

My DS had a lot of the Sims games starting from My Sims (which was the cutest yet I forgot about as time passed by), The Sims 2 (which was very challenging but interesting), The Sims 2 (you'd become a vet), The Sims Castaway (I never touched again) and The Sims Urbz (which was the hardest, trust me). I could have completed the collection if only my DS didn't break (the 2 screens got seperated).

I miss the sims so much and it's very important for me because it reminds me of my cousin and my childhood but I'm growing up now and I have to stop playing that much, someday I'll play again though. Guys, share with us what reminds you of your childhood in the comment section below!

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Monday, June 9, 2014

Notebook and Book Labels

(I made these using backgrounds I found from google images and tumblr) 

In the Philippines, we start classes in June. We're gonna start school at June 18 and it's near and I have to get ready. I made four tags as you can see. I'm gonna put my name there (ofcourse). I just wrote the name tag themes. 
  1. The heart theme has a pastel pink color that I really loved. (my favorite color's pink teehee)
  2. The vanillant theme is what you can see on my header. I really love balloons and I always think of freedom when I see one.
  3. Everybody loves pizza. Enough said.
  4. Vanillant promotes positivity and happiness. Sunshining theme is based on happiness and sunshine.
I'm really nervous to go back to school because I'm gonna see the people who always make fun of me and my fake friends... I'm also pressured because I'm in the star section and the aura in the room is very competitive and everyone laughs at you when you commit mistakes. I think the 4th year is going to be difficult too because of physics and etc. I just have to be hardworking and stop slacking off...

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Sad days will come

"For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction."-Isaac Newton

Yes, you're a happy person and you do good all the time, but that won't prevent something bad from happening to you. It may reduce the level of badness that may happen to you though. So I tell you, doing good and being positive still matters. You see my friend, life is like a wheel, sometimes you're up and sometimes you're down so just keep your cool and deal with it.

The past days have been such a joy, until Friday came. Yes, I know it's ironic to be sad on a Friday but certain things just happened. Instead of keeping the sadness to myself, I released it by not talking that much (when I'm normal, I talk a lot) and just focusing on one thing. Listening to music, telling my boyfriend and blogging my feelings out really did help too. You should always be honest to yourself and your feelings in order to eliminate the sadness. You shouldn't hide it because it will become worse. Yesterday, my internet went on and off an I got really pissed but I tried to become patient and accept it. I decided to give it a chance since the whole summer, I had very nice internet connection and speed so I shouldn't complain. Today, the internet's working well again, (well at least).

Everyone, sad and bad things really do come and it's natural. Life would be boring if challenges weren't presented to you. Just handle this thing properly. To sum all up, remember to do this things when you're sad.
  1. Exhale anger and frustration by expressing it to objects or writing or seeking help from a friend. Also you may rant to them. URGENT: Do not ever get angry at the people who did not even do anything mean to you just because of your mood. They don't deserve to be treated like that. If they joke around with you then tell them that you're "not in the mood" or "maybe next time".
  2. Listen to good music (avoid sad music) or do something that you're passionate about. Fill yourself up with good thoughts and never give up!
  3. Get back on track and don't let them bring you down. Ever. Avoid things/people you're not comfortable with, reminds you of sadness or downers.
You're bigger than your problems. Hope this helped!

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Saturday, June 7, 2014

Going to the church

(This picture is from uberinspiration, credits to the owner, please comment below if you want this picture taken down) 

Disclaimer: This is not to attract you to become a non-believer. I am only stating my experiences. I also respect what you believe in and do not contradict that. I have no intentions of arguing with you.

I started not believing in God or Jesus when I was in the 2nd year of high school. I was a miserable sad kid who was drowned by society. Nobody loved me and I did not get what I wanted to have. Nobody liked me and always rejected me. I wondered why all the prayers I sent did not happen at all. One day, I was struggling with studying for my test, so instead I searched a way to attract my desires. It was stated there that you should believe in what you want to achieve and stop being a negative person. There were also a lot of people who improved by this (based on testimonies). I'm a person who loves reading self-help stuff so I kept researching and I saw stuff about the world. I used the information I have gathered and it built me to become more mature and to easily handle the things with positivity and good morals. I realized why my prayers did not work, it's because I did not believe in myself. I believe that different religions were made so that you could live the vibrations of the earth and do good. I also think that the rules in the religions are mere guides in order for you to watch your actions and spread out happiness and positivity (ex. The Ten Commandments).

My parents are believers of God and I could not offend them by saying I do not believe in Him. My mom would be sad and I don't want to see her sad so I just go with the flow and follow them in the church's traditions. We go to the church every Sunday morning when I'm reallly tired and restless. My mom would really be sad if I did not go since she prefers going with the family (I'm the only child). I think that the church is really a calm place to visualize. Everyone is focused and no one shows bad motives and actions. Whenever I go to the church, I always think of positive things and things that I want to be in the future. It's like a place for meditation where positive vibes are spread. I may not like to go to the church at first, but I do not regret going. When I get home, I'm really lively and happy as can be. Typical Vanillant.

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Friday, June 6, 2014

The people who don't deserve your attention

(I got this  from tumblr, if you own this and want to take this down then comment below)

Yesterday I went to a friend's house and what we did all day was lie down, gossip, eat and sleep. Most of the time we were just staring at our phones. They were browsing social networking sites while I was playing games on my phone. I noticed that everytime we go there, we always talk about what a girl's wearing and what this guy's life is. They bash them from behind and say who's pretty and not and I just ride along but deep inside I know it's childish. These people that we talk about are gaining attention from us that they don't even deserve to get. Those who take revealing pictures of themselves just to get attention and people who take marijuana or drugs in a very young age just to gain fame. Those who treat people like crap (sorry for the word) just because they want to feel superior. Those who prioritize their appearance before their studies just because they want to be wanted. People are ruining their lives because of fame and that's not important. There are a lot of misfits in the society that gained fame in a righteous way. Right now, the best thing to do is focus on your goals rather than being distracted with these little unnecessary things. Don't be an underdog to people who hurt you and choose to be happy doing the right things. Someday, these people will be forgotten and you'll have the life you deserve. I logged out my twitter on my ipad (and i'm way to lazy to add it again) to prevent stalking people. Whenever I chat in facebook, I focus on the messages than the news feed. In instagram, I unfollowed people who I didn't feel comfortable seeing (yes, you're free to do this) and I don't follow beautiful girls in tumblr because maybe insecurity will strike again. So guys, start now and don't be influenced to do bad stuff just for the sake of fame. okay?
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A true friend is hard to find

There's some people who we encounter in our lives that we think are very compatible with us and will be with us forever. There are some that we hate at first glance but then we get along with them as time comes. I have encountered a lot of people in my life and I had best friends from pre-school, elementary and high school. I thought that they would be there for me forever and we would keep in touch, but as time comes... There's new peer groups formed and people would change due to external forces.
I realized a while ago that some of my friends right now aren't real friends at all because I don't feel comfortable with them, our attitude does not match that much and I can't relate to the things they're interested in. I'm not really bashing them and saying that they're really bad people, but I just don't like the vibe they send out. Sometimes we don't get along and sometimes we do and that's completely natural... but the whole time... I felt really left out.
I met a boy a few years ago and I thought he's really mean, and he said bad things to me and teased me a lot, but I tried to get by and became kind to him. I realized that he wasn't really a mean person and he just had reasons why he was like that. He's now my boyfriend and he's the best friend I ever had in my entire life. The things that I couldn't tell my parents or my girl friends, I told to him and he accepted me for who I am.
Inspired by this, I wrote a guide for people who want to know what a true friend is like:

  1. They won't roll their eyes or call you with funny names when you say something unfamiliar to them or make simple mistakes. They don't treat you as their underdog and think they're superior than you. They don't make fun of you in front of other people not close to them or you. 
  2. They won't use you for their own good. Maybe they want to be friends with you because they want to use your brains for their assignment. They might want your drawing skills for their poster homework in art. 
  3. They won't leave you behind when you're in trouble. You fell face-down and everyone was laughing at you, and she's one of the people laughing. She didn't even bother to help you up. Mean. She told you to sneak out of the house to go with her and your mother catches you. She doesn't care at all. She doesn't deserve to be your friend. 
  4. They won't replace you with someone better. This happened to me and it's sad because she was so fun to talk to. She now found this group of boys and she replaced us. This is really self explanatory.
  5. They won't backstab you. The problem with teenage girls right now is that they backstab each other. Why would you backstab her? Did she do anything wrong to you or are you just jealous? 
  6. They won't steal what's yours. Anything applicable, money, boyfriends, girlfriends or etc. Stealing is bad. 
  7. They won't bring you down. If you see your friend living out her dream then don't do something mean to bring her down just because you're jealous. You're not a real friend at all if you're like that. Also, don't bring her down with the words that you don't think twice about.
Ladies and gentleman, I hope this helped. You need to get what you deserve. Get out of there and find real friends and stop pleasing people who doesn't even treat you right.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

10 Things to do when you're bored

I know everyone of us felt bored in our whole life (of course) and we have nothing to do... I actually read a lot of "what to do when bored" stuff on the internet which were impossible and the other ones just are too zany (no offense!),so I made my own set of things to do when bored that I actually made up myself. It's a coincidence if it matches something on the net. Comment below if you saw something the same.

  1. Get an empty jar or a container and grab spare paper or colored paper to be creative. Make paper stars with the papers. Here's a tutorial: but wait! HERE'S THE TRICK: write the things that you are thankful for on the strips and then fold it. It doesn't matter if the letters come out when you fold. After you're satisfied, put the stars in the jar or container and close it. Whenever you feel sad, open the jar and unfold some stars so that you'll remember the stuff that you're blessed with. This thing is really helpful!
  2. Make a blog (that's what I did) it will really keep you busy and you could spill your thoughts in. You could also devote a little time in the day to contemplate and analyze what you did and what you should've done. You don't know maybe someone relates to you!
  3. Download new music. I always think music is really important for productivity purposes, so why not find a smooth melody to listen to when you're reading or studying? or maybe find songs to listen to when you're taking a shower or just for jams. I recommend finding some in
  4. Suggestion 4 is disgusting (for some I think), sorry. Have drinking water beside you and be sure you're at home. Drink water and when you feel like urinating, urinate and check the color of it. If it's yellowish, drink more water and if it's not the stop. If you feel thirsty, drink again. PRETEND WATER IS ALCOHOL.
  5. Talk to anyone. Seriously, find someone to talk to. This really works well.
  6. Take a nap, this never fails. HERE'S THE TWIST: close your eyes and visualize what you want to do with your life and then slowly, slowly fall asleep. Make sure to set your alarm to wake up on the right time. 
  7. Google yourself and see what you've been up to, and then think of what you want google to show in the future. Do you wanna be a famous musician or a billionaire?
  8. Throw or donate the stuff you don't need. This may be the books you don't read or the clothes you don't wear. Other people might benefit from it. Here's a guide to do it:
  9. Clean your room. You might find the old sweater you lost or the book you wanted to continue. It really does help because when I was cleaning my closet, I discovered a nice combination of clothes. I also arranged it by its color for easier mix and matching.
  10. Write all your dreams in some dreamy little paper and bring it everywhere, everytime you see it, you'll become more determined to reach your goals. 
I didn't really think of this idea but I found it on a website. I think it would be really dreamy and pretty if you built a fort with chairs and a blanket and add some pretty little lights, maybe add a little table to put your laptop on. Add some pillows to make yourself comfortable and grab a bowl of snacks. Maybe invite a friend to watch a movie marathon or some tv shows with you.

Hope this list helped. Have a great day!

Vanillant's new products (PHOTO HEAVY)

As you can see on the title above, I have a store. I sell felt stuff and I sell mostly kawaii stuff (like my interests). I sold only bracelets before but now I sell bows, pencil cases, pouches and name tags. Here are the newest ones! Check them out at!

Felt bows for you guys only for P20.00 each. I also accept requests for other colors.
Felt pencil/ballpen holders for P100.00 each. Adorable? Send me a design you want me to make!
Felt pouches for only P75.00 each my friend. We are open to new ideas. 
These are 2 ribbon pouches, one duck pouch, one otter pouch, 2 watermelon pouches, one ribbon pouch and eyes pouch respectively.
Limited pouches for P100.00. Authentic my friend.
Tags for you! Only for P40.00. Requests are accepted!
Feeling sassy? These tags are only for P50.00 each. Requests are accepted!

For requests, send me a message at thank you!!!

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Summer heat? Have a haircut

I have been struggling with my hair because it's rebonded and now the roots are growing. I had a rebond one year ago and I had to accept the fact that my hair's naturally curly and that's what's made for me because I look much better with it. I had really frizzy hair when I was in elementary school so I did not hesitate to rebond it but then I realized that it did not suit me much because it was so limp and volumeless and it made my hair thinner and thinner as time comes so I stopped getting a rebond and instead, I'm growing it out. Everyday I get annoyed with my hair because it's thick, full of volume, long and it's really hot (Philippines is a tropical country, plus it's summer). I tied my hair up everyday in the past because it really feel uncomfortable down and it's really a mess. The problem is, my scalp hurts a lot because of the tight ponytails and heavy hair that my scalp should support. To end this problem, I had a haircut yesterday which made my hair so much easier to manage thus, ending my problems. I will grow out my curls and hopefully be proud and comfortable with it. 

This is a photo of me yesterday when my hair was newly cut and my hair was blowdried to straighten my locks.
This one's taken today showing my natural waves. I achieved this by bunning my hair for about 4-10 hours? depending on your hair texture. I might post a tutorial if I have time.

Short hair? very comfty!

Monday, June 2, 2014

Don't sleep when you're sad

Because the hardest part is waking up and realizing you're not okay. It's the feeling you get that makes you close your eyes and hope that you fall asleep again and forget everything that made you melancholic. The reason why you stay in bed for hours pretending you're asleep when you're not at all. You know that every part of you wants to believe that everything was a mere illusion, instead you feel like you're melting and everything is spiralling around. Setting this aside, you need to wake up and go on with your life pretending to be happy and share happiness when you're not happy at all. The feeling of sadness goes on and on, making you sleep sad everyday and one day you'll realize that everything is a disgrace.

You see, sleep is very powerful and the negativity you take in before you sleep (and you never plan to release) will take over you the next day. This might go on and on until you realize you're sleeping sad everyday and you can't seem to be happy at all. If I were you, don't let the sadness take over you and find a way to turn your sadness around before you fall asleep. Maybe watch your favorite movie or eat your way out to trick your mind into thinking you're not sad at all.

Don't sleep when you're sad
Don't sleep when you feel worthless
Don't sleep when you're depressed
Don't sleep when you're melancholic
Because the hardest part is waking up and realizing you're not okay

Sunday, June 1, 2014

The aspirations

As you all know, I made this blog so that I could keep track of my progress in life. Today, I'm currently starting my business by making felt pouches, ribbons and pencil cases. I also started practicing and listening to artists in order to develop my singing voice. Last year was my academic downfall and this school year, I'm gonna make my grades higher again. Next year, I'm gonna be a college student and I need to have high grades and I have to do good in the entrance exams in order to be part of the accounting students in La Salle (a university in the Philippines). In this post I'm about to make a list of what I'm gonna achieve in my life. Don't waste your time Vanillant!

There are 4 aspects of living a balanced life (I searched it in google) I have OCD so I have to arrange the list in categories... Sucks to have OCD.

Professional Health: I'm a high school student so I have to substitute this with studies.

  • I have to have high grades and review for the entrance exams (in the universities) so that I could be a great accountant. CPA.
  • I have to develop my singing skills and be discovered by uploading songs on the internet or auditioning, hopefully someone my teacher knows may invite me...
  • I have to make a lot of products which are rich in quality. I'm making stuff from felt right now and someday it will be a big business with a variety of products to choose from.
Social Health: I learned a lot of lessons in my life about people, who to trust, and the people who you shouldn't even share a secret with. I'm an individual who prefers quality over quantity. I prefer a certain amount of friends than a lot who does not even care about you. Right now, I'm in love with a boy who I consider as my bestest friend in the whole world. I also have 4 closest friends who are girls right now. Of course, my parents are the closest people to me. Trust me people, you won't be successful if you're mean to your parents... So change that! One part of my social health is this blog... hehe.

  • I have to maintain my relationship with him and eventually he's gonna be the boy I will marry 
  • Post in this blog often 
  • Never forget your parents. Ever. 
  • Do not neglect the real friends over people who will walk on you.
Physical Health: This is the thing I'm gonna struggle on because I'm an unathletic person and sports really hate me I guess I have to achieve this when I become mature since I could go to gyms. I think right now, I have to drink plenty of water and eat healthy food... eat unhealthy foods moderately. I have to enjoy being a child first before having really intense exercise. I swear I won't ever be addicted to alcohol and I won't ever ever ever ever bother to try cigarettes and drugs.Another part of this is the physical beauty which I cared a lot about... but now not much... I think?

  • Do not be addicted to alcohol 
  • Do not try cigarettes and drugs 
  • Drink plenty of water and seldom eat unhealthy foods 
  • Go to a gym in the future
  • Always make a way to eliminate pimples and bad smell. Always.
Spiritual Health: I think this aspect is very important. I don't believe in God but I'm a christian. I realized that God is an image of the creator of every one of us. I don't believe that there was a person who saved us but I believe that it's important to say thanks everyday to what the creator has given to you. I think that taking a silent time for yourself is really helpful to keep progress of your life.

  • Start your day with a smile 
  • Listen to a hypnosis audio everyday
  • Take time to meditate every other day
If you want to make a list to fulfill your goals in every aspect of your life, feel free to share it to me and link it down in the comment section below! Best of luck to you.
"The mind is everything. What you think you become." -Buddha

The weary first day

Hey, I'm Vanillant and this is the first day of blogging and I experienced the most tiresome way of having a blog. I had a blog on tumblr before so I thought that blogspot had to have a custom css to paste for the layout of the blog, so I had to find a template (what I called theme before) in various sites and I was very shocked to see it had prices that I wasn't used to seeing in tumblr before. I spent so much time finding templates until I found one simple minimal template and I tried it... It looked horrible than the demo, after spending a lot of hours finding a new template, I now discovered that you could customize your own blog by layouts and settings. I spent hours customizing this too... I had no idea how to add stuff to my blog because I wasn't used to it. Before, on tumblr, I just had to type in the description and add some links and I'm all set. In blogspot, I had to search different sites in order to improve my blog. I designed my blog to be pastel colored since I'm fond of soft, faded and rosy colors. The idea of being light and optimistic is the ideal theme of my blog. I'll be blogging often here so that I could keep track of my progress and I hope that I don't abandon this blog like I did to the others. I hope that my effort into making this blog won't come to waste and I could actually benefit from this. Welcome to my blog, wanderer. This is where it all starts.