Thursday, 18 October 2012

You're so brave.


That's the present age of the writer of this blog. Yup 2 days ago I became legal age in the US.. not that I care since in Europe I've been for the last 3 years. 

Lately I've been getting a bunch of comments all of the same kind, whether its guests I'm having small talk with or colleagues or friends.
"You're so brave, so young and so far away from home." I'm getting to the point of saying.. grow some balls. You're 30 (or older when it came to guests)... I'm not brave.. I had to do it. 

I grew up in a place where my future was working in a supermarket. When I was 6 I remember people asking me (cause I was such a talent speaking 2 languages back then -_-°) whether I wanted to stay in Italy and I always said NO. Imagine a 6 year old... with a brain.

Of course I know that it's a compliment but I can help but hearing envy in some words and I always remember a phrase I *secretly* lived by.

If you don't like where you are, change it! You're not a tree. - John Rohn

Which is exactly what some people need to start living by when they're unhappy... moving to another country can be difficult but start with a reason why and find something to do and f****** move away. You will miss your friends and family but.. you will make new friends and keep in touch with the old ones (yea right as if...).
Make something out of your life. 

I'm glad to say that I finally found my place in this world... I'm a hotel management student. I want to be a hotel manager.. one day... yes one day.. but I'm working on it. I'm actively working on my dream. Start doing ! 

The downsides of this live is the change of companies, not the place you live in.. you gotta find your little corner of paradise (there's one everywhere), but the change of people... it's difficult that you move to a place and already have a close group of friends. You come to realise that... damn it's difficult to make friends. I mean.. as adult where do you meet people ? Besides your colleagues ? 
But you eventually get there it takes a little time.

Anyway I leave you now with this a little negative post, with a song that I thought fitted really well, then I looked up the meaning and... it's absolutely perfect. Only thing.. it's in german.
It's about the need for "strong arms" that can carry you home. Home, is not a physical place because due to the traveling it's not possible,it's a place that you have to create inside yourself.




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