Written by Aeyah Ruth Mones
I have always wanted to be a flight attendant since I was 7 years old. The guys in our family are all seamen and I do not know of any relatives of ours who works for the airline. So here I am who wants to for the airline, despite my clan who are mostly in the medical field and some relatives who are overseas Filipino workers. Even if I graduated from a nursing couse, I did not pursue a nurse career as I really did not see myself in it.
Written by Marianne Nonan
I just graduated last September 19, 2017 as a Qatar Airways cabin crew and until now, I still can't believe that I am here. I got used to a simple life with mama, papa, my nephews and nieces doing charity works in the barangay. I never considered to be a flight attentand as my sister is one already. I am not as smart and pretty as my sister. We are always being compared and I admit that she's really smart. So it's a big no no for me to even try to be a flight attendant.
Writen by Tim De Asis
7 years in. Was all that flying worth it? That is the question I’m asking myself right now.
As I’m writing this. I’m sitting beside my 84 year old grandmother who’s battling dementia, as she stares at me blankly wondering who I was. A lot of emotions was triggered inside of me when my grandfather passed away a week ago. Regrets, if maybe I could have spent a lil' (or probably a lot) more quality time with him before he passed. An opportunity I really didn't have at hand since our lifestyle consists of a lot of flying.
Writen by Paris Adele Silva
“It only takes a person 12seconds to look at your whole image once you come into a room.” is one of the best tips I got during my Personality Development class a few years back. Once someone walks in a room, it will only take you 12 seconds to “check him/her out”.
Writen by Ronald Recio
Mother. Mama. First Teacher. Inspiration. Old Lady. Inay. Ina. Mudra. Mudrabelles. Mudrakels. Inangshiwa. Whatever you wish to call this person, the essence stays the same. A popular English saying is that it takes the whole village to raise a child. True, we all owe our upbringing to our parents and other significant individuals (and events) which shaped us. Today, we turn the spotlight to our mothers.
Writen by F/A Sheerah Robas
Before giving up on your current job, you might want to consider these things.
Don’t quit just because you’re tired.
Remember: all other jobs in the world can make you exhausted.
Go get some good sleep, good food, and stretch out a little in the gym or do some simple exercises to energize yourself. (Not unless it’s something serious concerning your health but still consider it as the last option for you would need financial assistance in this case)
Also, just try to look back and recall what you’ve been through just to be where you are now. Imagine the struggles of those who would want to be in your place now.