Go out and be great

01 February 2019 | Columns

There comes a time in life when changes need to be made. Be it in school, careers or in relationships. The most beautiful moments always seem to accelerate and slip beyond one's grasp just when you want to hold onto them for as long as possible. Nothing is meant to last forever, not even life. Your attitude towards life is affected by your ability to embrace change. If change happens to you, rather than you influencing that change, you are much more likely to feel like you are being dragged through life. Embrace change with a calm and relaxed mind. It may be hard in the beginning but eventually you will get used to it.

I am particularly excited about major changes that are happening in my life at the moment. For the first time in my life I will be living on my own in a foreign country and far from family and friends. Well, not so far, but it is quite a distance. I have always dreamed of this day, where I get to be in charge of my life and it's finally happening. Even though I will be unemployed (yay) and broke (not-so-yay) the anticipation of the experience and all the knowledge I will be getting gets me excited.

My tjil journey is coming to an end but like I said, all good things come to an end. I will forever be grateful for all the memories and lessons learned. There's never a right time to say goodbye because there will be hellos once again.

With that said, don't be afraid to take opportunities that come your way and if some are missed then be ready to catch the next one. The world is so big and there is room for all of us to win.

It lasted for a long time and now it's time to turn over a new leaf. Let's live life to the fullest and let's do it by being kind to each other and doing things that help us mature.

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