GMA artist and Starstruck alumna Rich Asuncion recently encouraged her fans to work harder and to be more empowered in the midst of a pandemic.
The Ika Anim na Utos star posted all of her struggles on her Instagram posting when she and her partner, Benjamin Mudie, first migrated to Australia along with their baby girl Bela.
According to the former beauty queen, changing it particularly was very difficult for her to adjust especially when it was around February 2020(peak of the C0VID19) when they arrived.
Although Rich’s husband is an Australian national, She admitted that it took her some time to adjust.
But, she tried to look for a job for her to sustain her self confidence and distract her.
“Simulan natin ang post na ito nang masaya.
“Napakasaya ko ngayong araw dahil natanggap ko na ang una kong sweldo…at sa wakas ay di na ako nalulugmok sa lungkot.
“Malaking bagay to dahil sa panahon ngayon ang hirap humanap ng dahilan para sumaya.” Rich said.
Rich’s even revealed that her current job that made her fans adore her with so much respect and love.
“Marami naman kasing opportunities dito basta di ka lang mapili.
“So yun na nga, dahil di na ko ako nagpaka-choosy [laughing with tears emoji] sinubukan ko na ang pag wi-waitress. Casual job at a restaurant.” she said.
“Nung una nahirapan ako tanggapin pero narealize ko ngayon, ano naman ang masama dun.
“Part pa rin naman sya ng Tourism course na kinuha ko sa UP.
“At wala akong karapatan maginarte kasi nabigyan ako panibagong chance to start anew.” she continued.
She also shared some advice for other people who are taking their privilege for granted.
“My point here is, I know most of us will need to adjust to a new/different life after this pandemic. And that’s not all that bad.
“To be able to survive through this is already a blessing. As hard as it may seem, look for the silver lining. Hold on and say I am still a champion.
“Be grateful because some people have lost more than you already have.”
What can you say about this?