Wednesday, 28 May 2014

I Challenge YOU!

Ok, so I know that I talked a bit about this in my last post, but since I wrote that post I have really noticed how judgmental our society is. I thought i would have a chat with you guys about it.
I think it is a big issue in our society because everyone does it. Whether it is on purpose or not we all do it
Iv'e even noticed it in my own family and I'd kind of have to pull them up and say, "Hang on, that person is extremely happy and content doing what they are doing, does it affect you? No, just leave them be."
It's kind of sad that we make people feel bad about themselves, because it doesn't fit into what we think is "cool" or "socially acceptable". We talk about people behind their backs because they don't fit into the mould that society and media has shaped for us. No, we haven't shaped it ourselves, it has been done by the thing that makes all the decisions. The ones that decide its not ok for "celebrities" to not wear makeup. Its the person that says a size 14 means your fat and that if you wear short shorts your a slut. You can't sit back and say thats alright, that everyone that isn't like you is weird. That that girl walking through the mall with tattoo's and a lip piercing is a weirdo, or that chubby girl shouldn't wear a miniskirt.
Stop letting other people decide what you can and can't do or wear. You are your own person. Do what you want because you love it, not because someone else told you to or what not to do. Every single person on this planet is different, not two people are the same. Obviously, what they do or wear makes them happy, why would you want to take that away from someone just because someone said it not ok, or you don't think its cool.
Could you imagine what the world would be like if people didn't judge each other. There would be no bullying, no one would be self-conscious or shy. So, I ask you....could you do it? Accept someone for who they are and what they love. I challenge you to do what you want because YOU want too, don't think once about what other people want or think. Would you be able to stop judging each other and break away from the vicious cycle that the media and our society has us running in?

.....I think you can......

Friday, 23 May 2014

Where is the Love

I don't know about anyone else, but when I listen to this song is gives me goosebumps. I think this song, although was made many years ago, has relevance now and will probably always have relevance to this world. Unity is a massive issue in society and in the world in general.
I know its cliché, but could you imagine a world we're everyone just got along. I world where you wouldn't have to worry about walking alone at night, where you would''t have to watch all those terrible things on the news, you wouldn't have to see innocent people die.
Its sad that we have to worry all the time and we have to always be exposed to violence and hatred. And I think that for kids today it is become something normal and it doesn't surprise them to see these things because ether have been exposed to it from birth. Thats a scary thought, What is it teaching them. that it is ok to treat someone a certain way because of their colour, where they live, were they are from or what they look like.
Hate basically rules this world. Hitler killed people because he hated that they we're different to what he thought was acceptable. Hate causes terrorist attacks and North Koreas threats to start a war. It all links back.
How are we any different, when we judge people because of their looks, because they don't fit into the mould we have made based on what society thinks is right and wrong. We put so many stereotypes on people and things that we don't even notice it. We are all guilty of it even if we don't mean to. Its the way society shapes our thinking into whats normal and weird, whats right and wrong.
I have caught myself doing it a lot, its hard not to when your surrounded by people and media telling you what you should be doing.
I think we just have to try and not be so judgemental. Its your life, live it how you want and let other people live the life they want. If that means they want to wear no shoes in public or wear no makeup then that is that persons choice. There is nothing wrong with that, it makes them happy  and its not affecting you. Why does it matter?
Next time you find yourself or yourself judging someone because of what they look like or what they do, ask yourself or them, Why does it matter. Really though, Why? Does it affect you or they way you live? No, but it obviously makes them happy, why would you take happiness away from someone?

Tuesday, 20 May 2014

I Just Want to be Happy...

I don't know how the education system works in other countries, but i can tell you that the education here in Australia is messed up. There are plenty of things that I could rant about regarding Australia's dodgy education system and my high school in general, however today I want to focus on one point in general. Being in grade 12, adults and teachers especially want you to have your whole future figured out. I have had a lot of struggles trying to figure that out... and to be honest I still don't really know. I find the questions "What do you want to do when you finish school?" or "What do you want to be when your older?" very insensitive. I usually just answer with "Oh, I just want to be happy". They look at me like I'm stupid. Society puts such a weight on teenagers by telling them that they have to be wealthy and successful to be happy or get anywhere in life.
Personally I get pretty good grades and get fairly high marks for all my subjects. So you can imagine the careers teachers face when I told him I don't know what I want to do, I just want to be happy. He looked at me like I was stupid and I am wasting my life. He then tried to get me to drop out of art (Which is my favourite subject) to move into a "higher Op ranked subject". I said no, I don't want to go to Uni and I don't want to move out of art. They are so busy worrying about how the schools ranking and how good they look in numbers and don't care about the students.
They are teaching us that we have to be really smart, wealthy and a high social standing to be happy and to get anywhere in life. When in reality money is they least important. As long as you have enough to do what you love and to survive. Anything extra is just a bonus.
Don't get me wrong, I'm not saying every doctor or scientist is a bad person that only cares about money. There are people out there that just really want to make a difference in this messed up world and help people. But some people think that being a doctor will give them high income and a wealthy lifestyle. I feel sorry for those people stuck in jobs they hate just to support their lifestyle if that means being a lawyer or a dentist go for it. Theres a saying: Do what you love and love what you do. Its your life. Live it how you want to. Not because anyone else told you thats the way to be happy or thats the job that will make you happy because it comes with so many benefits. Don't let people tell you what will make you happy, only you can decide that.
Teenagers aren't allowed to get tattoos, piercings or vote until their 18 because they aren't capable of making decisions, but we are expected to decide what we want to do for the rest of our lives by the age if 14. Why should we be expected to know that. I just want to travel the world and be happy. I will get a job to support that and make it happen, not take over my life.
I live in a town that is full of money and high paying jobs that are mainly fly in fly out. Meaning they leave their families wherever they are and work for 5 weeks straight then go back to their family for 1. What kind of life is that. We weren't born to work all our lives, away from our loved ones. Those people basically work to buy things like houses, cars, boats, food, bikes, and other material things. Then once they have got those things that have to keep working to support the expensive lifestyle they have set themselves up with. That doesn't sound fulfilling at all to me.
Well now I've had my little rant, tell me what you think, what makes you happy?

Monday, 19 May 2014

Divergent Review

Whats up guys,
I thought I would do a review on the Divergent series. Ok... so I may be a little obsessed with the divergent series. So I saw the movie first and absolutely loved it. I saw it two time in the cinemas and fell in love with the storyline and the characters. Its one of those movies that gives you butterflies and makes you sit on the edge of your seat. If you haven't seen this movie yet stop reading this and watch it now!

Ok, Divergent is a film set in a world where people are divided into factions based on human virtues. Tris Prior (Who is played by Shailene Woodley) finds out she is divergent when she takes the aptitude test. She faces all kind of trials as well as trying to find out who she is and where she belongs. She discovers a conspiracy by a faction leader to destroy all Divergents. Tris must learn to trust in the mysterious Four (Who is played by the dreamy Theo James) to help her figure out a way to save themselves and all Divergents.
My love of this movie moved me to read all three books in one week. Keeping in mind I had the flu at the time so I had heaps of time on my hands. I through the book was going to be way different to the movie, however it only had what i can tell about 5 minor differences. Of course they had to cut a bit because otherwise the movie would be way to long. But I also noticed little details and scenes that they couldn't include from the book, they put in the background of the movie.
The books were so good I can't even. I love them so much. They are a perfect balance of action, mystery and romance. It has a really beautiful ending and overall they are really beautiful written. It is a really emotional ending, so if you are going to read the books have tissues handy.
I can't explain my feeling towards Veronica Roth and her amazing writing skills. But all I can say is thank you for the journey you took me with this series. If you haven't read the book or watched to movie, DO IT! You will not regret.
P.S The next movie, "Insurgent" it coming out next year!! So Keen!

Wednesday, 14 May 2014


Whats up guys!
I sorry I haven't posted in a while. I haven't been very motivated lately to post anything, Iv'e had a bit going on lately and haven't been really passionate about writing anything. And its only when I'm in those passionate, ranting kind of mood that I really write good posts. I want to give you guys quality so I haven't written anything yet, I have lots of ideas, but I don't know how to write it. I promise I will, but I just haven't been up to it lately.