To be honest, I was hoping I’d die young so I don’t have to stress myself out planning and trying to sustain a financially stable life. Don’t get me wrong — I love my life! It’s just that money was never a source of motivation for me. Awesome to have, but not to die for.
An angry boss must have a reason to really get mad at an employee. In fact, the lashing might even help strengthen the employee’s character. But to do that every day without valid reason, and in front of other people is a hard blow to one’s dignity. It’s just not right. Either you ship out, or sue the ass off of your boss.
Passion, on the other hand, is for suckers. They are aware of the pains that go with the pursuit, and yet they do it anyway. Why? Because they take pleasure in the pain, knowing that once they reach their peak, the reward is ethereal. Otherworldly. Hedonic.
I know what you might be thinking: why did I even join the whale shark watchers in Oslob if I was against the practice?
I always refer to the silver medal as “the other gold”, if only because only one team can be declared a winner.
Next time samahan mo ng teddy bear ang invitation para di sya magsisi.
They have come a long way since that harrowing experience in November 8, 2013.