For many of us, March is the month of a new beginings. As a new semester begins, we always greet the start with wonderful plans, hoping that the semester will be greater than ever. For the first few weeks, we are busy adjusting to the new schedule and surroundings that we are unfamiliar with. At that time, we are usually energetic and bright, keeping all our hopes and resolutions deep in our hearts. However, once we get used to the environment, it is often the case that we return to a mundane daily life that might seem tiring and boring. Sometimes, it seems that the same days are repeating again and again. You might feel that you want to get out of this boring everyday life. However, I want you to keep one thing in mind. I think that you have watched a lot of movies with a happy ending. Do you know what makes the ending a happy ending? In most movies, there is an ordinary life at the beginning, a problem rises in the middle, and it is usually solved and the people return to their ordinary life again. When people go back to their ordinary daily life, we call it a happy ending. In movies or novels, what the main characters desperately crave for is an ordinary life. Remember that someday you might recall these days as the best time of your life. I want you to accept your life as a happy one. Find your happiness in small things in your life. You do not need to lean on great accomplishments and dramatic events for a blissful life.< 저작권자 © 중앙헤럴드 무단전재 및 재배포금지 >
The keyword for this month is ‘lean’. The word ‘lean’ has several meanings. Leaning generally signifies bending one’s body into a direction or letting an object partly support one’s weight. Lean can also mean something without fat or unnecessary parts. This month, Chung-Ang Herald decided to focus on issues in our society or on campus that are closely related to the various meanings of the word ‘lean’. We hope that our articles provide you with useful information and enjoyable time.