It seems like it was just yesterday when I took on the challenge of getting into the Ad Industry. Now, I'm officially part of it and you know what? It's not terrible. It's tiring, but it's not terrible. A lot of things have happened since then and I figured out a few things about myself. The reflections and realizations keep coming in and it's been a good journey so far. There are a bunch of 'lows' but it's totally teaching me things I didn't know about myself (or it has given me MORE clarity).
Now, I'm 1 month in the job I prayed for and, well, let's say, I'm smiling and nodding my head because I made the right choice.
When I first walked in, I had an idea of what my work life would be like. I talked to myself and pretty much said I had to gear up because this was going to be one of those "battles" I had to win. I had to convince myself I could do this and most importantly, I had to prepare for the switch in lifestyle. I was used to sleeping early. My body stopped partying a long time ago... haha. I was used to working on my own timeframe. There are so many things I had to stop.
I'm learning so much in my 1st month and that's what is motivating me to go to work. It's been Overtime after Overtime for us, but I'm mentally and physically ready to take on the pressure because I'm learning more and more each day. I had zero knowledge on After Effects and how to make awesome gifs, but now? I can do it and there's still so much more to learn. I am POOP / CRAP when it comes to stitching images, but for the 1st time in my working life, there are people who will teach me their techniques and won't make me feel like I'm the dumbest one in the group. What matters most to me is I don't forget what they teach me and I keep working on my weaknesses, right? I'm headstrong in doing that. Let's talk about the people. This is what I love love love love. I don't have a hard time adapting, but it takes time for me to settle in new places. I love the people. They're really my cup of tea. I enjoy their humour. It's always fun to just hang out and talk to them. What I enjoy the most is they're down to earth and I like that. No one name drops. No one talks about themselves like there's no tomorrow. They always offer a helping hand. They tease me about being conyo A LOT hahaha but that's fine. HAHA.
So far, so good. I can only pray it stays this way for a long time. There are so many things I have to work on, but I feel like I can do it.