Becoming A New Country Is A Challenge For Many People Essay

797 Words Nov 9th, 2015 4 Pages
Moving to a new country can be a challenge for many people. For me, moving to Mexico was a frightening experience, but it also brought positive changes to my life. Primarily, after one year of living in Mexico, I transitioned from being shy, to having a more confident personality.
First of all, I became a shy person after I was bullied in sixth grade. After this event, I was always afraid of what people thought of me. Consequently, this fear turned me into a very quiet person. I became quiet because I figured that if I did not talk, people would not notice me, and the possibilities of being made fun of would decrease.
Consequently, being a quiet person made people think that I did not talk to them because I thought I was better than them. As a result, I was no longer able to make friends, and I became a person without confidence.
Another habit that I developed was that I would always hesitate to ask questions, specifically in school. I did not ask questions because I was afraid that people would get annoyed or that they would ridicule me for asking something that seemed obvious. As a result, my learning experience became limited because I did not ask my teachers for missing information, and in return, it became difficult to understand the topics that were covered. For this reason, I lost my interest in learning.
Furthermore, my lack of interest made me become a complacent person. In other words, I began to conform myself with below-average accomplishments. At this point,…

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