It has been a while since I posted my last Thought Of The Day article…
I have been very busy with tons of work and responsibilities, to the point I have been posting twice a week instead of my regular four posts I used to do.
But today, I wanted to write from the heart, instead of doing my usual research to give you tips on how to improve yourself and nurture your inner beauty.
I wanted to talk about disappointment, unfairness and all those negative feelings we sometimes experiment in life, whether it’s at work, at home or just in general.
As most of you know, I have a fulltime job and I work in the corporate world, which honestly sucks! It goes against my nature and everything I believe in. But to me it is just a job for now that will eventually get replaced by my passion.
It is one of the most cold environments to work for, and I say this because a lot of people in corporate do not seem to care for others. It is all about hitting numbers and that is exactly how they perceive you: just like a number; your name and you as a person are really irrelevant to them.
Most of us spend our time and our life at work, therefore our coworkers and bosses tend to become like our second family. We get attached to them, we share happy, sad and stressful moments and experiences. Some of us even owe our bosses favors, like for example giving us a chance (or even second chances), making us able to put food on our table.
Like me, I will forever owe a very special angel, the chance she gave me back when I didn’t even speak English or didn’t even know how to turn on/off a computer, and knowing this, she still hired me and gave me an office job in the United States.
I left that job to go back to my country and when I came back a few years later she helped me two more times and again gave me a job. And just recently helped me get a promotion.
To see her help so many people and be such a great and fair boss made me admire her and respect her all of these years, that to hear she was let go today, and was not treated how she deserved it, makes me sad and yes! UPSET.
At least I was expecting a better treatment and recognition after her 40 years of devotion and dedication to a company that saw her mature and grow into the amazing woman she is today.
I don’t know about you, but to me this is denigrating and unfair. I usually don’t write about negative stuff, but I am sorry, I can not stay shut this time and pretend it doesn’t hurt me.
I know she is going to be just fine, but the that is not the point. It is the way things were done, that makes the difference.
So my message to you it’s that for nothing in the world allow a job to take away your integrity, your time and your life.
Don’t make your job the #1 priority in your life. It is important, don’t get me wrong, and you should do your best to do your job right, but it should not be on the top of your list, like it should be your family, your passion, your life…
At the end, you’ll spend your whole life chasing money, fame and titles that will definitely not remain with you, when you go… and everyone will also forget about it.