The Journey

The Journey

….. from the day I started to say ” FUCK IT “

I quit the corporate world in 2014. Yep, as simple as that. I said fuck it to that job and lifestyle. I was a Sales team leader for a multinational company. Love the job, love the authority position I was in, love my colleagues and teammates, I love everything I did and of course the income I was getting. It started with Francis. He was a General Manager at the previous corporation I was working for. Quit that job as well after 2 years without getting any employment contract. I hated the people but loved the product, and I know I can’t grow myself if there are too many rotten tomatoes around me. I started to question myself. Why is life so difficult? Why do they have to be so cruel? Why can’t they appreciate me? Why can’t they be nice to me? Why do they need to make my life so difficult? WHY… I had so many why questions. It was one of the lowest points I had to deal with at that time. I was afraid I can’t get a job. Afraid being out of employment for months and how will I pay my bills. I had nothing on hand. Not long after all those scary thoughts. Francis contacted me during the end of my second week of the chilling period. He said, Racheal since you have nothing on hand, I would like you to join me and my team. You can continue your break. I’ll see you next month with an employment contract ready for you. Felt relieved, grateful and all smiles on my face, jumping up and down with joy and continued to enjoy my break. Took me a month to get bored doing nothing! I was like, Oh my God… I’ve always wanted a good whole month of the holiday but this is getting boring. Since I could only start my first day the following month and I don’t know when will be my next long holiday. I enjoyed my time doing a  few laps of swimming in my apartment’s pool. Catching up with long lost school mates and friends over coffee, drinks, and meals. hmmm…………… till the next episode of my story. 😊 Thanks for reading!

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton

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