Written by Mond Ortiz
Ever feel pressured when others would become a cabin crew ahead of you? Guess what, there is nothing to feel pressured about. Becoming a flight attendant is not about a race who gets there first or not, it is simply about getting there no matter what. I do understand that we usually have that reaction of "buti pa sya FA na", and yes that is normal, but don't be carried away because this is not a race.
Mind you though, you are in control of your pace. If you put a little in more effort in making changes, in improving yourself, in always applying and using every rejection as an opportunity to improve, then you will get to your cabin crew goal faster than expected.
Instead of "racing" with others on who becomes a cabin crew first, set deadlines and timelines for yourself. Your only competitor in this "race" or journey is yourself, and you have to beat the set goals and targets that you have planned out in order to achieve your dream.
In our last topic, your time will indeed come to be a flight attendant but that time will depend on you. Do not compete with others on who becomes a cabin crew first, we all have to run our own race. The more we try to compete with others, the more we may end up miserable, desperate, to the point of just giving up. This cabin crew journey is not about them, but about you.
So when you see others becoming flight attendants ahead of you, simply tell yourself "I will get to that finish line too". They did run their own race, and so are you. Be happy for their success, draw inspiration, learn from them, set your goals, take action, and become a cabin crew.
Good luck future flight attendant!