About me
I am Brazilian, piscean and traveller. Working as a yacht stewardess gives me the oportunitty to be close to the ocean, which is where I always wanted to be. This blog is the result of a desire to share my life with people who are seeking for a new adventure and also to help those who cross my path. Welcome to my world!
How my life changed ever since I started wroking as a yacht stewardess
Yes, there's a lot of changes and I will tell a few of them
18/04/2017 - Updated on 23/04/2017 19h30


Let's all be honest, we always learn something everytime a drastic change happens in our lives, becoming a yacht stewardess wasn't different. I can start saying that I matured a lot as a professional and as a person, I am much more tolerant than I used to be. I learned that not everybody is at my learning level and frequently I am a notch below other people I work with.

The biggest thing I've learned was to ask for help and also to question - that is my way to make sure things are done the best way possible, without being ashamed to say "I don't know" or "I haven't learned that yet". I became more open to new experiences. If we talk about gastronomy, for instance, in Brazil I was raised eating rice, beans and protein. Today, if there's 'rock' stew in the menu, I'll eat without complaining.

When I started working on yachts, I was terrified of heights and sharks. Today, I have my Open Water and I've paid for an exclusive diving session with the ocean's most feared beasts. My fear of heights is still here, but I haven't given up and will do my best to leave it in the past.

 

I've always liked clothes, shoes, scarves, purses - I think "I got it from my mom.." - did you sing the song while reading it? haha. But not having much space available on board the yacht made me understand that I don't need the trendiest clothes. I've learned that it's better to spend more on an experience that I'll carry with me for the rest of my life than with stuff that will eventually be replaced.

I've learned to say no. I've learned how to tie sailor knots. I've learned how to save money. I've learned what port and starboard means. I've learned how to respect personal space. I've learned how to share everything, from my best-kept secrets to my favorite blanket. I've learned when is the right time to throw an anchor to sea. I've learned how to communicate better, whether through an UHF radio or in a serious conversation. I'm learning how to listen more and to speak less - still learning, because I talk more than I should hahaha. I've learned how to forgive and how to own up to my mistakes. I've learned how to see the world through a porthole and to understand that the size of the window doesn't matter if you've got a big imagination.  I've learned about valuing life.

 

 
I've learned how to love myself! I found out that there's nothing better than to have time for myself and to do things I enjoy. I value my time and each day I find out something new that I want to learn or another place I want to go to. The list is endless and gets longer each day.

Today, I know that if I don't value the time I have, doing things for my personal growth, I won't have enough time to see and do everything I want to within a single lifetime.




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Daniem 24/04/2017, às 00h01
E por isso tudo eu te amo mais do q já amava e te admiro ainda mais do q te admirava! ❤
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