Attitude of Gratitude: A Decade of VA Life

It’s nearing the end of the year and as I was looking back at the events that transpired this year, it made me look even further backโ€ฆ back to when I was still struggling in the corporate world, doing a job I wasnโ€™t happy with, like many people do, with all the commute, traffic, office politics,ย  and stress that come with it. And I thank God for that fateful day as I was drowning while surfing the huge waves of La Union back in Dec. 16, 2007. Right then and there I told God that โ€œshould I survive these huge waves, Lord, I will quit my job and finally do what I wanted to do โ€” be freeโ€. And thatโ€™s what I did the next day! And I never looked back. Even my million peso retirement was not processed by meโ€ฆ someone else did because I didnโ€™t want to even physically go back to my old workplace out of the emotional and mental trauma it caused me. When I say no to something, I really mean it. I didnโ€™t want to be persuaded otherwise.

This was me ten years ago when I posted about doing freelance work for my very first VA client: Continue reading