March 1, 2024

As the academic journey comes to a close, the life of a graduating student is often a tapestry woven with various roles – a student leader, a working student, a daughter, a sister, and a friend. Balancing the demands of academy, leadership responsibilities, part-time work, and personal relationships is no small feat. Yet, for those who wear these multiple hats, each role becomes a vital thread in the fabric of their unique and enriching experience.
Balancing life is like orchestrating a symphony, where each note represents a different aspect – work, family, personal growth, and leisure.
As we navigate through the various melodies, remember that the beauty lies in the harmony we create.
Being a graduating student, a student leader, a working student, a daughter, a sister, and a friend, would be seen as difficult and exhausting from other people’s point of view.
Juggling the responsibilities, going out with family and friends, and managing time is important as it is essential to delegate your time wisely to finish everything within the day.
The life and personality you have at school, at work, and at home are different, based on the people around you which can also wear you out at the end of the day.
But what kept me going despite all the challenges and responsibilities given is that I enjoy the moment I am in.
All those activities, events, seminars, etc. are worth every fatigue I experience at the end of day because I cherish and be at the moment.
Sharing the joys and stories with my family and friends are also what keeps me going.
Having a personal time to replenish and get ready for what may come ahead is what I practice.
Knowing my limit to certain things is how I keep things balanced, to avoid burnout. When you are able to make things a routine, it will be easier for you to balance your life inside and outside the different circles you have. But don’t forget to go on a little adventure when needed, because I also believe that learning never stops, and there are a hundred things around us that we can learn from to go on with our lives.
Juggling these multiple hats may be demanding, but it is in this complexity that the richness of the experience lies. The graduating student emerges not just with a degree but with a holistic understanding of themselves and the world around them. The tapestry of roles, woven over the years, tells a story of resilience, growth, and the beauty of embracing diverse facets of life. Remember, life is a delicate dance, and finding balance is an ongoing process. Embrace the journey, learn from each step, and revel in the harmonious masterpiece that is your life.