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It's become a tradition for me to always post this here =)
Looking back, 2014!me had an awesome year, but I'm thinking that 2015!me might have taken the cake.

This past year has been a serious, insane roller-coaster ride. I literally lost everything in the first week of January and had to come up with plans from scratch and keep myself motivated and on the right track- it was brutal, but it paid off. And today I'm looking out the window and there's snow- I'm finally where I've always known I was meant to be =)
It's not been, and it's not going to be sunshine and rainbows. Immigrating is hard as hell, I've never dared do something so bold before, but I'm damn proud of myself that I've made it.

Alright, but let's look back on the resolutions I made last year, and see if I was any good at them! Hahaha

-Move
Never been happier to cross something off a list. DONE.
-FINISH THE ACADEMY
This has been a New Years Resolution inside joke for years now, but IN MY DEFENSE this time I did finish the damn thing. However, I hated one plot decision I made and decided to scrap the last 15 chapters. So it's back to the drawing board. I TRIED THOUGH.
-Finish BH
Err. I was too busy? I think I got like... 1 new page in? Jesus
-Meditate every day
I'm recycling this one for 2016. This needs to happen. I did it, but not everyday, and much less than I wanted to.
-Be kind
Much like last year, there's so much room for improvement, but I'm more aware of myself, my words, and my actions, hopefully this translates to other people!
-Continue to follow Leonard Nimoy's advice, hah
Indeed I have and shall continue to do so. Also, rest in peace, honorary grandpa, you shall forever be missed.
-Try to find the time to do more personal art and/or write loads
I almost thought I hadn't done this one, but in fact I wrote over 20 chapters for The Academy this year, and that's a whole lot. Plus I managed to get 3 personal portraits done - not a whole lot, but compared to the last 3 years before that, it's a huge improvement!

Alrighty! 5/7 is not that bad, right? Hahahaha. Well, just the first one should count for everything, so there you go!
Now for the fun part, here are my challenges for 2016 me!

-Survive the Canadian Winter hah
-Score an awesome summer internship (fingers crossed! >< )
-Get back on track with my healthy eating habits - the stress of the past four months have really thrown me off
-Meditate every day, or as often as possible
-Take care of your health
-Continue to work hard and stick to budgets!
-Get a little writing done, cause you and I both know you miss your babies
-Be positive, be kind =)

Well, there you go! It's your turn, 2016!me, I'm counting on you!

What about you guys? Do you have any new year's resolutions?
Hope it all came true ;)

Cheers, y'all!
  • Mood: Peaceful
  • Reading: Stormpilot fics because my friend got me hooked
  • Watching: GoT season 2
  • Drinking: Coffee and trying to do adult things

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Alice
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
Canada
:bulletred: I'm 25
:bulletred: I graduated from The Art Department and majored Entertainment 2D
:bulletred: I love slash, reading and writing
:bulletred: I currently work as a full-time freelance artist.


:bulletred:Random Facts:bulletred:
-I love reading original slash fiction, or slash fanfiction.
-Pairings you'll finding me reading are Kirk/Spock, Sherlock/John, Charles/Erik, Steve/Tony, Draco/Harry, Remus/Sirius, Teddy/Billy(YA), Nasir/Agron, Legolas/Aragorn, and Sam/Frodo.
-I spend most of my free time (like 80%) reading (So I'm either on fictionpress, fanfictionnet, AO3, live journal, etc)
-I actually spend most of my time reading, period. As I use an app to read for me while I paint! :D
-I'm a writer before anything else :)
-I absolutely love stand up comedy, my favorite comedian is Louis CK
-I really admire militant atheists like George Carlin, Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris & other awesome folks.
-Bon Jovi, Bon Jovi, Bon Jovi, Bon Jovi, Bowling for Soup, Bon Jovi, Bowling for Soup, Linkin Park, Eminem, Classic, Bon Jovi, Miyavi, Bon Jovi, Lily Allen, Bon Jovi, Bowling for Soup, Bon Jovi, Coldplay and Bon Jovi.
-I've got a bunch of tattoos sprinkled all over the place. Maybe half of them are tributes to my own characters.

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Begining-Doll Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Holy cow! You are an incredible artist!
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Aaraujo Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Oh hahaha, well thank you ;P
I told you I would add you on here XD you should still get an fb though!
Hopefully we get the bjd group going! =)
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Bella-Colombo Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Seja bem-vinda ao grupo :iconartistasdobrasil:  

Caso se interesse, participe do nosso grupo no Facebook e também curta nossa página.
Esperamos que goste! I am a dummy! 
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LJEKC Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2015

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Bleedprettily Featured By Owner May 7, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautiful gallery!
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Aaraujo Featured By Owner May 8, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Oh thank you! =)
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P-COMIC Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist

Nice Gallery~!

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Aaraujo Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks! :D
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Joao-Ovitzke Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Alice, parabéns pela galeria. Está maravilhosa!

Vou dar um watch aqui!

Abraços.
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Aaraujo Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Ah, obrigada :D que bom que gostou ;)
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