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I have been seeing this award/blog posts for quite some time now while I was visiting several websites and I just thought that I will never receive that kind of award. I don’t think that I deserve to be nominated because my blog is not that ~cool~ or famous, that is why I am so honored and shocked to receive this award given by (Ate) Dianne! I am not worthy, but I am accepting it with my arms wide open, lol.
The Liebster Award 2016 is a way to be discovered and also to connect to various bloggers around the blogosphere. Through this award, several blogs were being discovered and I believe that my blog, too, will soon be noticed by other bloggers out there. Hello, you guys!
Dianne is not a new name to me (cos I’m Dianne, right? ) But seriously, I knew Ate Dianne (diannewonderland.com) since she was still in college. She used to be one of our department’s student council and I met her during our cheer dance days. Since then I knew her being a blogger because people used to mention it, so I thought that she is pretty cool. Her blog is her online diary where she spills her thoughts and experiences about tech, beauty, health & fitness, travel, food, and events. I just love it how she shares bits and pieces of herself so genuinely – without even trying hard. So thank you for nominating me, Ate Dianne!
Since it was part of the award to answer 11 questions that were given by the one who nominated me, I am going to answer Ate Dianne’s questions:
1. Who/what inspired you to blog?
Back when I was just starting with blogging, which is around 2008, I do not know any bloggers; I don’t even know that blogging industry exists. But when I grew old in blogging, I discovered few bloggers that inspire me to be creative & be outspoken enough. Also, life experiences and other happenings taught me to just to blog things out. Sometimes 140 characters of Twitter cannot suffice the overwhelming emotions/thoughts I have.
2. What was the link of your first blog?
My first blog was in Multiply and we all know that Multiply became an e-commerce site so I cannot remember it now. After Multiply, I migrated to Tumblr and I have been blogging there for quite a long time. I keep on changing my URL though, but the last one that I still keep until today is diannekathreenx.tumblr.com.
3. Describe your usual day routine.
My usual day consists of reading a book, having brunch, going to school, meeting my friends and boyfriend, go and eat anywhere (if my budget would allow me.) But if I choose to just stay at home, I usually spend my day by tweaking my blog the entire afternoon or just immersed myself in a good book. Pretty boring, right?
4. What is one movie that you would recommend to your readers?
This is so hard! I could not think of just one movie. Maybe Mean Girls? (You go, Glen Coco!)
5. How do you see yourself 5 years from now?
Feels like a job interview, lol. 5 years from now, I will be a successful Information Systems professional. Working on an international company. Maybe investing in a business and/or planning already about my work abroad.
6. What is your biggest achievement so far?
So far? Finishing our thesis! One of my greatest milestones as a college student. I cannot believe that we surpassed a special project given to us by Knowledge Channel and I feel so honored to be a part of this project that will help the students in their Mathematics.
7. If money, traffic, and climate are not an issue, would you leave the country you are in for another one? Why?
Probably still yes. Moving to my dream country and visiting other places has always been my goal, but I will always go back to my beloved country whatever happens.
8. If you’d die now, would you have any regrets?
Errrmmn, none! I know that I always trust God and His beautiful plans for me. I always try my best to do whatever He wants me to do, so there are no regrets.
9. What are two insecurities you have?
I am insecure in a way that I sometimes end up comparing myself or whatever I do to other people’s work. Like, “why is she more creative?” Blah blah. And the second one is that sometimes I feel so ugly and I am getting insecure by other girl’s beauty and all. But, I have to remind myself that contentment is the key, we have our own kind of beauty, and God has given us the ability to do what we can do and to be who we are today.
10. What’s the difference between you and most of the other people?
I am quite the same with other people, but the only difference (I think) is how I value life, myself, and other people. I know there are people out there that have the same perspective as mine, so hello to you guys. I value my relationship with God and also the purpose and plans He has laid for me.
11. What is one thing you want to be remembered for?
I am hoping that people would remember me as their friend or whatever that inspired them to be at their best. I want to be remembered as someone who encouraged and helped them to be more positive in life.
And now is my turn to nominate and I am nominating these awesome bloggers I know!
Michaella of Adventures of Michaella
Emma of Bluchickenninja
Mish of Bibliophile Mish
Tienne of Foregathers
Arianne of Let Life Occur
Rose Ann of Rosypep
Here are my QUESTIONS for you guys that you need to answer:
- Who/what inspired you to blog?
- If someone will write your life as a book, what will be the title? Why?
- What are your pet peeves?
- What are the 3 things that you wished you did before when you were a child?
- Tea or coffee? Why?
- What are two insecurities you have?
- Describe your day yesterday.
- Tell us the story about the last time you got angry.
- What is something you want to blog about but can not?
- What are your pieces of advice for those people who want to start blogging?
- A message to your followers/readers.