Situations and events can go in unexpected directions when you live in a foreign country.
But when push comes to shove it’s how you deal with it that counts. You can turn the positives to negatives or the negatives to positives. You can spend all your time wishing things were ‘just like back home,’ or, you can stop taking everything personally, be grateful and just appreciate.
Ultimately, it’s your choice.
Last week I wrote an article along the lines of was I crazy to move to China? So, here’s a little bit of a follow-up detailing the reasons why I’m glad I came.
China hasn’t been all roses, but if I had to go back to September 2012 and re-live each day up until now, there’s very little that I would change, even the really annoying bits because how can you appreciate the sun if you’ve never been soaked by the rain?
The fear of regret is what underpins almost everything I do. It brought me to China and spurs me on to begin and complete other life goals.
What’s your motivation?
Here’s the article, taken from my Hub Pages blog;