Coming face to face with a climbing wall can provoke a multitude of emotions. There is the excitement of hanging on to the grips while relentlessly pushing yourself up to the top. There is, too, the nervousness, if not doubt, over your physical and mental capability of overcoming such a challenging barrier.
Whatever your emotions are, a climbing wall stands to be an enduring metaphor of human nature, which reminds us of legendary basketball player Michael Jordan when he said, “If you’re trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I’ve had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.”
For us at The Mactan Newtown, you are already at the top of the wall after you have fully acquired your very own charming corner, such as a well-planned unit of One Pacific Residence, inside our luxurious integrated urban township developed by Megaworld in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu.
Remember the hard work you exerted to make this happen, the painful grips and the well-learned slips you have to undergo to overcome the impediments of your life’s own climbing wall so you can eventually have the loftiest space you can call home.
For this matter, the climbing wall we set up inside One Pacific Residence, with its height and protrusions, is significant to us and to our investors. In one way, it is a representation of how you are rocking high and well with life. In another way, it stands to be your ally in your mission to lead an active and healthy lifestyle.
Hit the climbing wall as often as you can and experience the satisfaction of overcoming a daunting obstruction — this time physically rather than metaphorically — over again.
Climbing allows you to improve your strength workout, developing your stamina with every climb. Physically, it strengthens your arms, shoulder, thigh, back, legs, and neck. The strength you acquire from climbing can develop in you admirable endurance and laudable perseverance.
It also teaches you self-discipline as you focus on your moves when you climb, which builds up your concentration and problem-solving skills.
At the same time, you learn to be responsible for yourself when you learn to tie and check your knots and ropes.
It also gives you the opportunity to conquer your fear of heights and of falling.
Climbing makes you overcome your shyness as you need to communicate with your belayers as well as trust them.
Like the gym, the climbing wall area is another place for you to socialize with family, friends and neighbors. When you’re a beginner at climbing, the area is your own resource center where you can reach out to other climbers and learn from their experiences. Remember, a physical activity coupled with a special degree of socialization is a tested and proven formula that results in many cases long-lasting friendships.
The Climbing Wall area at One Pacific Residence may stand to signify how you started and how far you have achieved. More so, it stands to remind you daily to keep your head in the game without losing touch with other people and without forgetting to make special memories during the climb up.