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  • Yeah, I can't do this anymore.

  • Oh, so the question keeps coming up, but the answer has never come out.

  • What do you do for a living?

  • All right.

  • So let's start here.

  • 11 months ago, almost exactly to this date, I started this flog.

  • In fact, I announced it right here.

  • I did.

  • So out of necessity, necessity for a change in lifestyle and a change in mindset.

  • I had come to hate so many aspects of my life who I was, how I used my time, how I'd be remembered.

  • It was 5.

  • 35 PM on March 10th, 2011 exactly one day before the earthquake that devastated Japan.

  • I was sitting in a cafe in this location when the news came in.

  • I was to be promoted to a full time management position at a company that I worked for for the last couple of years and to start on April 1st.

  • It was a dream come true at the time, and I was ecstatic.

  • The company was a communications training company, kind of like English training, but a little different.

  • And I was given a position running an entire branch job was good.

  • It felt safe, I guess not all that different from working at any other corporation.

  • But what really makes a job is the people.

  • And you see, there is a saying that went around this company.

  • Everyone is replaceable.

  • Many disagreed, and many more left.

  • For some reason.

  • I ST I don't know.

  • Maybe it was the security, but I never took the time to ask myself if I was really happy on.

  • Then I woke up angry one night.

  • In fact, I was always angry on.

  • I asked myself when had all of this started?

  • When had I become so negative?

  • The only way I know how to effectively make progress in change is through consistent action on.

  • So I started the vlog.

  • I kept my job, but I changed how I lived.

  • Traded video games for video shoots and Netflix nights for late night edits.

  • I was determined to change how I live my life.

  • I was determined to do more.

  • In fact, I put out over 100 videos in the last 11 months.

  • I used the paid holidays that I have to build up my life and even visit my family in Canada for the first time in three years after this visit, though, that everything changed.

  • Visited, kind of put me in touch with who I really waas.

  • And that was dangerous because I started to realize that I really wasn't happy, uh, coming back.

  • I just couldn't take it anymore.

  • In fact, I could barely bring myself to put on my suit and going to work in the morning.

  • The only time that I felt like I was even alive was when I was playing music or when I was creating something.

  • So about the vlog.

  • Believe it or not, I never actually expecting anybody to watch this vlog.

  • But here we are.

  • It was originally intended as an outlet for me to develop my mindset, my skill set and my outlook on the world.

  • In fact, all of the little messages that I have shared in this vlog for originally four me or should my life be short lived for my loved ones to remember me by.

  • But along the way, I've learned so much about myself, including the fact that I love connecting with people and I love creating all of this.

  • Combined with the time with my family, was an eye opener that I just couldn't ignore anymore.

  • I knew it was time for a much more serious change.

  • Which brings us back to the bridge.

  • This'll bridge.

  • This bridge has had a significant importance in my life since I started my career.

  • You see, this bridge has always been more of a portal between worlds.

  • To me on one side sits the business district where my career began.

  • In my day to day work, life took place And on the other side where all the things that I saw as life and freedom like Akihabara Asakusa, my home all the things that I love so much you see, I love walking Tokyo helps me clear my head So when I first started my career, I would walk the same road every night and cross this bridge.

  • It was so symbolic for me.

  • Reaching this bridge was a gateway between these worlds.

  • So with this bridge being this symbolic, I couldn't think of a better place to make this announcement on to share this.

  • With all of you on April 1st of 2011 and its exact spot, I found out that I'd be starting a career in corporate management at the time It was a dream come true But my dreams have changed.

  • So on April 1st of this year 2000 and 18 I quit.

  • So today I walked this bridge with an extra special significance.

  • Because today, the day that I'm recording this scene right now is my last day of this company.

  • I quit because I wasn't happy because change is good.

  • And while my life hasn't changed monumentally my mindset has, um I scared.

  • Oh, yeah?

  • Do I have any idea what's coming next way?

  • But I do know there will be doing it together, E.

Yeah, I can't do this anymore.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/10/12
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