I have come to firmly assert the following: “Do not be afraid of your breaking point for your Turning Point is just round that bend”. And when such is what happens to you over and over, you develop that thick, confident and lively skin and spirit which makes optimistic and pessimistic fellas wonder about your physiology 🙂
I vividly remember preparing to go meet my boss in the office on a friday afternoon. The atmosphere in the office was degrading free fall and I was already under so much pressure mentally. I was equally completing a thesis and another memoir. I think I was equally fed up with that job by then. I loved it but my love and dedication weren’t doing it enough. It wasn’t reciprocal and that sucked.
I also admired my boss very much and indeed she is one of my heroines. Yet, as much as she appreciated my efforts, she had to make a choice. Let me off and let the team “breathe”.
I went in and took the news bravely. I dealt with my palpitations and ‘mini depression’ that followed. I fortunately had such a terrific support network including mother general herself.
Today, am back to my country Cameroon and by all faith, praise to my Almighty and Amazing Father, I am my own Boss. I moved into my own office yesterday and we even had a small reception aka office warming.
Dear all, isn’t this awesome? I can do just so much without fear of anymore sacking. I know what is on the other side of the coin. Albeit what ifs… But hmm that my skin and spirit will sure see me thru. Once more people, try trying to look far beyong that breaking to be ready for the bringing…