One very unique thing about me is this; I’m very good at writing stuffs that happen to me. I’m not really a fiction writer and when ever I get the chance to write MY book, I’m pretty sure it’s going to be a great combination of FICTION AND NON-FICTION.
Enough of the talk on fiction and non-fiction. Lemme tell you all what happened to me today.
You see right now I see my self as a 42 years old lady, even though I’m actually half that number in age – trust me I’m not the same person I was I was four months ago. My growth game is epic. Meaning, I’m beginning to take notice of every single thing I ignored in the past.
This Terrific Tuesday morning, I got up by 6:00am and before 9:00am, I was on my way to the school radio station where I volunteer. Being me is a bit complicated. Haha!
Couldn’t stay there for long so by 10:00am I was ready for the library.
Fast forward to 4:30pm, I was so tired. Had to go outside the school to get stuffs and when I got inside the school gate, I was way more tired. With my bag and hands full, I had to struggle for balance, I wasn’t in the smiling mood at all. I rushed to the nearest bus and asked if the driver was going my way, while I was asking, I noticed this chubby girl of 12-14 staring at me. And just when I turned to leave, she said and I quote :
ARE SO CUTE.
I couldn’t move. I just stared at her for a while and said “AWW, THANKS SWEETIE.” (Now I wish I took a picture of her)
She was so sincere. She couldn’t stop looking at me.
How could I possibly look cute with my MOTHER HEN FRAMES and flying hair???
But the tiny doze of compliment from that little girl meant and still means the whole world to me.
Which brings me to this, compliments are so nice. IT CAN LITERALLY PLASTER A SMILE ON ANYONE’S FACE.
I remember few weeks back I was just on my bed staring into thin air, thinking about my life. A course mate of mine then came to the room and said:
“Chimdinma, I’ve been wanting to tell you since today, I LOVE YOUR TEETH, couldn’t stop looking at you while you were giving presentation in class today”
I was speechless at that moment. And I went to bed thinking about my set of teeth…mind you I have a tiny crack in one of my front teeth.
If someone genuinely compliments you, DO NOT DENY IT. ACCEPT IT. So many people are dying to get a doze of it.
A compliment is a verbal sunshine. Compliment people, magnify their strengths not their weakness. Learn to see the good in people. Tell someone you love their hair, the way they talk, the colour of their eyes, the way they laugh, how happy they make you.
Tell someone they’ve got the best smile and MEAN IT!!!
So that’s what happened to me today o. Hope you all learnt something. And just so you know, I’M REALLY CUTE!!! *Winks*
I’m not vain OK, just stating the obvious. Hahaha!!!
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