Divergent

Ok, I’m a little late to the party.  Which party?  The Divergent party, of course.  My sister and co-wearer in grey, gave me the the first book of the series at Christmas time and last night, I finally saw the movie.  Although the reviews weren’t great, I really enjoyed the movie.  So much so, that I started the second book as soon as I got home.

If you don’t know much about Divergent and its series, I’ll tell you a little. There are 5 factions living within a city.  Each faction is known for having a specific value and place within the community.  For example, Dauntless are the protectors and they wear black.

I did a little search on Pinterest and found some examples of the factions and their clothes.

Based on my current wardrobe, I would be Abnegation.  They wear…you guessed it – GREY!

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The style of Candor (known for saying what is on their mind and for not liking grey) is also a favourite of mine:

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Don’t you think everyone should have a little Amity in their life ?

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My moto jacket falls under Dauntless:

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and my love of the colour blue is Erudite:

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Dictionary.com shows the meaning of the word Divergent as:

adjective: diverging, differing, deviating

Overall, I think my wardrobe and I are a little Divergent…which isn’t such a bad thing to have in your life.

 

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On my book shelf

Have you read the book, The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin?

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I read it for my book club over a year ago. It wasn’t an easy read for me, but once I stopped treating it like a novel, and more like a “how to” book, I was able to enjoy it more.  The author wrote it to find more ways to be happier in her life and ultimately, she was.

The book covers topics ranging from love, family, children, art,  home, organization – you name, she probably covered it.  By reading each chapter, I felt like I had a little assignment and I do remember trying to use her approach to see if I, too could be happier.

50 Days of No Grey was not devised to make us happier, it was just our little project to change our style and not wear so much grey.  But, I think it has made me look at things differently and more creatively.  Of late, it seems that both my sister (as evidenced by her recent posts) and I have been looking at things in a happier way.

And that’s a good thing!