Updated: Jul 27, 2021
Do you ever feel a tightness in your chest from being in a space where you feel so uncomfortable, that focusing and doing your job becomes impossible?
This is how I felt about my job which I just quit today!
I have not felt this relieved since before COVID. I know being in a work environment where you feel isolated, and unheard is the fastest way to a mental breakdown, which I definitely was on the verge of.
Luckily I realized I could not continue on and now that I am free from my mental prison, I have more time to do things I love, like sourcing for KO Vintage, reading, traveling and trying new restaurants of course.
I am happy that I have a month to relax and regroup and even though my ending at my job was not so good, I look forward to my new opportunity coming in the next couple of months and continuing to grow my business acumen.
I went to a new restaurant in Yoyogi Uehara to celebrate, and the food and atmosphere was great. Its called Brutto, definitely give it a try if you are in the area. Make sure to call ahead and make reservations as seating there is limited.
Oh and if you are wondering what my #1 best decision was this year so far? Starting KO Vintage, duh. Still learning how to be my own boss and so thankful I had the courage to start this because it honestly gave me the strength I had to today to walk out today without any regrets.
For those who are going through the thoughts that come with deciding whether or not to leave a toxic work situation: I hope this helps you to make your decision.