Atika Sikun




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Sept 14th, 1992 | Selangor, MY
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· 2018, have you been nice?
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so done.
Thursday, May 3, 2018 | Posted by Atika | 0 comment/s

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[writing this while waiting for work to commence.]

remember my last blog post?

I did the unthinkable - I resigned

It was some what one of the most sudden, hastily made, however the best decision I have ever made. I've had enough just about everything in my life so I told myself to calm the fuck down and take things one at a time. 

I have been suppressing this anxiety-meltdown-depression issue so now, I think it is finally time to face my demon. I took an unofficial test with one of my doctor friend the other day, so basically what we did was she took my blood pressure and at the same time I have to answer some questionnaires. 

The result came back few days after and I drafted my resignation that very night. For me, it is now best that I look after myself before I can actually start doing other things. I am still fit to work but for now, I feel that my rezeki with FV sampai sini sahaja. It was not the easiest thing to do, but I told myself to take the leap of faith and trust my own instinct. 

Alhamdulillah, dalam time tengah sembang dengan kawan-kawan, not one but five potential employers show interest after looking at my resume. 

I am honestly scared because I still have a few commitments to pay for on monthly basis, precisely around RM1,850.00 (or lesser), which is non-inclusive of my daily commute and meal expenses.

but I had it.

I dread coming to work and that's something I don't like at all. This is such a ball-sy move for me to be honest, but meh. Discussed about this with Mak and she told me to do what's best for me.

I am now counting days till my last day here and I am making every second counts.

I am definitely gonna miss the people here :c

x,
Atika Sikun

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2018, have you been nice?
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 | Posted by Atika | 0 comment/s

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It's April, guys.

Time flies huh?


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wishing I am this chill right now.


I know I promised that I'll update my Melbourne trip but I don't think it is happening soon. I am currently taking a breather as I just got back from work.

I was assigned to a new project at work earlier this year and it is honestly draining my energy mentally and physically. In a good way of course. It made me use all the soft skills I have to execute the project accordingly.

The pressure, however is so high. I mean, I am not exactly given guidelines BUT I am fortunate that my manager and boss are willing to help me out for any decision making. I am still struggling but I hope it'll get better soon. I guess a lot of stakeholders are not really briefed thoroughly and it is still pretty vague as of now.

I am adapting to the crazy days at the office (even crazier because it is only me alone!) and I did break down a few times. I tried my best to keep my cool but life gets to you, you know?

I am super grateful to have my teammates and other colleagues helping me out throughout the past three weeks because honestly without them, I might not be able to do it alone. Let me share a secret: I am terrified to get on the bad side of people. So most of the times I just panicked alone and just prayeeeeed that everything will be smooth sailing. Lol #nothelping

Doing this project has changed my working hours a lot. I also had to let go of my social life since I need to prepare myself before the inquiries start coming in. No more social life (which means more $$$ in the bank 😂) and weekends are now full of weddings as well! #foreverbusy I am honestly so exhausted rn and tend to keep it to myself these days. I am giving myself 3 months if this really works and I hope it does.

Penat gila okay. Tapi puas la kan when we get to assist someone out when he/she needs help.

I told myself that I want to hustle through this project and will try to provide a better and seamless experience for all of the people involved.

I still have a long way to go, but right now I just want to take a damn breather, that's all.


X
Atika Sikun

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6/365
Saturday, January 6, 2018 | Posted by Atika | 0 comment/s

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Gosh, this post is wayyyy overdue and I don't have anyone to blame but myself lol

Anyways, HAPPY NEW YEARS, PEEPS! *pops confetti

My appointments today got canceled so I'm at home doing some stuffs and finally got to blog. I honestly miss the days where I will have ideas or things to say, but right now I am just busy with a lot of things.

I wanted to write on how grateful I am to be able to celebrate my birthday overseas, something that I don't have the luxury to do but alhamdulillah, this year I made it come true.

It was really nice with the weather and what not, plus I really got to spend times meeting up with my friends and also doing all the touristy stuffs. (updates for Melbourne in progress, promise I'll finish it by tonight *finger crossed )

For 2018, I told myself a lot of things. I promised myself a lot of things too. but most importantly, I told myself the one and only golden rule: never lose myself in the process of everything.

So far, I am glad that things are working out pretty well for me and I hope it will stay that way forever. well - at least, until the end of the year lol we're busy with Kaknyah's preparation, I mainly became her place to rant about her problems haha my room is now pretty empty with only my stuffs inside it.

I did regular spring cleaning for my room and is now a regular contributor to the donation box hehe am also helping out with my friends' stuffs when they need to giveaway their unwanted clothes/bags.

Work has been pretty okay too. As the Senior Exec, I am getting the hang of things at work. Had a pleasant Performance Appraisal with boss the other day. Glad I let out the things I've always wanted to tell them. Hopefully, they are able to offer me more just like I requested.

But the happiest thing that has happened to me at work is definitely getting a new laptop (which the one I use to blog right now lol) it is super fast AND so chio looking. Definitely a basic, but I am grateful enough.

Unfortunately, my old work laptop died after almost 3 years together. not sure what is wrong with it, but since I need some of the files in the laptop, I am heading to Plaza Alam Sentral Shah Alam later to have a look. Hopefully takde yang rosak teruk yikes 

Some of the things I look forward to do this year is definitely improving my financial health. Especially with my savings and expenses. Just did the excel sheet for my daily expenses and thanks to Spending Tracker app, I am on track so far. yay!

So looking forward to meet up with my primary school friends, there will be 17 of us and hopefully no one ffk last minute lmao


2018, thank you so much for such a bitter sweet start xx


x
Atika Sikun



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