Maliha, it would seem sometimes the world presents us with what we are looking for or need to get us through. Your article and the word insouciance — that word in itself is helping me today — is the state I am trying to emulate as I try to react less to difficult situations. Today I am the cool mum to a teenage daughter. Today I am the indifferent teacher, again to teenagers-it’s not the job I want but it’s where I am now.
So I’m dancing on the inside to 90’s hip hop and infusing my surface boiling point with insouciance — what ever works!
Late last year — I didn’t get that job I wanted after being told by the employer that I was their top pick. I waited 3 weeks for that job to be eventually told the job went to an internal casual employee — the laws changing in Aus.
Therefore I attempt to move on and find my next.. in the meantime when life does not go to plan I will practice insouciance-not crying-only dancing and planing for my next opportunity-the other plan-plan F… aith