The Get To Know Me Tag – Rachel Edition

Hi Friends!

So my Bff (Discoveringyourhappiness) tagged me in this and I thought it’d be a great way to reveal some facts about myself!

Here we go!

  • What are my strengths?
    • Honest
    • Loyal
    • A good listener
    • Considerate
    • Respectful
  • What are my short-term goals?
    • Get back into dancing
    • Revamp my verandah!
    • Catch up with all the people I said I would
  • What are my long-term goals?
    • Discover my own career path
    • To live with Richard <3
    • To work overseas
  • Who matters the most to me?
    • My family, my partner and my close friends.
  • What am I ashamed of?
    • I’m ashamed of previous choices I’ve made. But I try to forgive myself for them.
  • What do I like to do for fun?
    • Read a book, play a game and go for a walk.
  • What new activities am I willing to try?
    • Adult Gymnastics/trapeze class
    • Rollerblade dancing!
  • What am I worried about?
    • My future career
  • What are my values?
    • Compassion
    • Consistency
    • Determination
    • Competition
    • Fearlessness
  • If I had one wish, it would be…?
    • To be happy with my life exactly as it is.
  • Where do I feel the safest?
    • Definitely in my room, talking to Richard and knowing my family and friends were home safe. My room is my sanctuary.
  • What or who gives me comfort?
    • Food…just lots of food (and I guess my loved ones hahaaa)
  • If I was afraid, I would…?
    • Have a very shallow breath. I’d also visit the bathroom a lot.
  • What is my proudest accomplishment?
    • Having the courage to be there for my family when they needed me
    • Buying my first apartment
    • Winning a Hip Hop competition when I was 21
  • Am I a night owl or early bird?
    • Night Owl – hands down!
  • What does my inner critic tell me?
    • “It’s fine. You’re fine. You tried. That’s all that matters”
  • What do I do to show my self, self-care?
    • Face masks
    • Getting my nails done/doing my own nails
    • Lots of food!
    • Buying ridiculously expensive skin-care products
  • Am I an introvert or extrovert?
    • Extroverted Introvert
  • What am I passionate about?
    • Dancing in all its forms
    • Being able to express yourself without fear
    • Being loyal to the close people in your life
  • What do my dreams tell me?
    • I don’t really look up definitions of dreams. But I dream very vividly – so I’m assuming they’re telling me I’m creative!
  • What is my favourite non-fiction book?
    • ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ by Oscar Wilde. Usually novels I studied in High School got really boring, but this one stuck with me so hard. My heart aches everytime I read it again.
  • What is my favourite fiction book?
    • ‘Harry Potter’ by J.K Rowling
    • ‘American Psycho’ by Bret Easton Ellis
    • ‘Lunar Park’ by Bret Easton Ellis (This one is part autobiographical)
  • What is my favourite movie?
    • So many to choose from! I’d have to say “Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang” followed very closely by “Centre Stage”.
  • What is my favourite band?
    • Super Junior!
  • What is my favourite food?
    • Eggs – in every form. It’s such a big weakness of mine.
  • What is my favourite colour?
    • Pink
  • What am I grateful for?
    • Being healthy and alive. Having perspective on that is really important.
  • When I am feeling down, I like to?
    • Eat lots!
    • Read ‘Harry Potter’
    • Talk about it with my close friends. Just rant for hours on end.
  • I know I am stressed when?
    • I lose a lot of weight in a short amount of time
    • I become disengaged from my work
    • I get social anxiety

 

Well there it is! I hope you feel as though you have a better picture of who I am. I had a tonne of fun doing this and I know I’ve been tagged in a few others, so there’ll be definitely more of this coming your way!

We’ve only just started doing this blog, so I don’t really want to tag any other blogs in particular, but I’ll nominate Richard!

 

 

 

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