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Slow Living vs Selow Living

 


I  know this blog has turned into a regular 'dear-diary-blog' lately, especially since pandemic, but I don't care because it helps me capture some moment which when I re-read it, my future me will be shocked and like 'wow, I've been that way since years ago..'.


There are a true difference between slow living vs selow living. Not everyone will get this, so let me explain it to you.


The word selow is actually slow with a little emphasize in the inserted e, to make it less serious. Selow means in total no hurry, do things slowly, don't care about the deadline, just enjoy and relax and care nothing about the world. Selow living is the kind of living that you live for yourself today, don't bother about the future, the past, or whatever comes in between. One just do what they want right here, right now.


And I'm currently doing it. Kinda like it tho, especially after a long month of preparing a four days meeting. Eating yoghurt on bed, watching the entire season two days straight, barely leave the bed, only step outside the house as far as the garage to pick up neighbor's package (because he wasn't home). The only productive thing I do for the past two days is cooking. 


I know there will be time for you to change your life, but if this is what your heart desire, don't resist it. You deserve a calm weekend, shut yourself out from people, barely talk, and that's okay. There will be time when all these are just be a good memory for you. So sip that lemongrass tea, eat that cookie, and bake that pie. Your alone time, is your real good time.


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Bogor, 31 January 2021

I think I'm getting chubbier. Chubby girl, loving life. 

Love,

Mima

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