Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost (From Me To Me)

Not all those who wander are lost. – J.R.R.Tolkien

I’m sitting at Miami International Airport at the moment. It’s been almost six hours, and there are still two more hours to go until my one-way flight to London. I plan to go to Riga afterwards for a few weeks. And then I plan to do whatever I decide, which is, I guess, the beauty of life.
There’s this theory that life is divided into 2-year spans. In my case, I think, it is always every 3 years when my life changes completely or when something happens that I can label as “a very significant event”. (My favourite personal example is my piano “career” that I had when I was a kid: I participated in national piano competitions 3 times in my life, with 3-year gaps in between (in 2001, 2004, and 2007), and every single time I got 3rd place. If you tell me that this is just a coincidence, I’ll kill you.)
One of those “significant events” is happening right now again, at this very moment, which I want to capture by writing this post. It’s not about me leaving Ecuador after a 6-month expatriate experience (leaving, however, full of gratitude and love towards those people who were surrounding me all that time). It’s not about me graduating from university. It’s not even about me having my first serious relationship, which ended as beautifully as it started.
It’s about maturing. It’s about growing up. Saying good-bye to the little girl inside of me, and realising that here I am, standing on my own two feet, with no idea what to do with my life, being completely clueless about what awaits me in the future, and yet, feeling like I can do it no matter what.
I have no idea where I’m going, but with some guidance from my heart and some help from my brain, I know that I will find the right direction.
Happy travels, everybody, and see you soon, London!


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    February 27, 2015 at 1:28 pm

    have a beautiful days in London. I hope the best events occur in the direction of your life.

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      February 27, 2015 at 6:04 pm

      Thank you!

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    March 1, 2015 at 10:49 am

    I feel like I’m in the exact same position at the moment, it’s both exciting and scary at the same time!

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      March 1, 2015 at 1:54 pm

      I know… But as scary as future is, I’m sure we’ll both be fine! We should just trust our intuition, and feel confident with that inner feeling that tries to direct us to somewhere we don’t know… But I’m sure it’s going to be the right place :)
      Good luck with your search, Phoebe!

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    Angeliqa Jonsson
    March 16, 2015 at 5:13 pm

    This is a very interesting theory that I have to consider for my own life… I think there might actually be something in it!
    Thanks for sharing Olga! :)

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    Clipping Path Outsource
    March 22, 2015 at 5:58 pm

    Not has been lost or waste.

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