Author: Melissa Rae
Under appreciated, burned out 95% of the time, undervalued, disrespected, and although the hospital paid me the required minimum wage in my country, comparing to how much stress I got on a daily basis and how sometimes frustrated I was in performing hazard tasks I was not especially trained to do so (trust me you don’t wanna know what these are), it was never enough to sustain my daily physiological needs, more so not very well for my mental health.
The best gifts of being single? Freedom and Solitude! It took me a journey to Land’s end to realise that.
Blaise Pascal said, “All of humanity’s problems stem from inability to sit quietly in a room alone.” I used to blame myself for being hurt and taken advantage of, but I have learned that these people hurt me not because of who I am but because of who they are. The more I reflect alone, the more I could easily detach myself from negative situations that I encounter in my daily life. I simply learned how to CHILL!