How I Changed My Future Essays

813 Words Dec 3rd, 2015 4 Pages
Growing up I was just like everyone else, always retaliating when being wronged. As I have gotten older, I have found myself becoming more relaxed and being able to look past different happenings. When I was in high school I was very confrontational. As long as everything was going well, I was happy. If things became troubled, I quickly developed a temper. As of now, it takes a lot to get me really fired. I can not accredit my change in personally to just my faith, because during my under graduate years, I strayed away from the church. It has been nice, since starting my masters, to begin finding my faith again. I believe that as I continue to advance through my program, I will continue to grow stronger in faith and close to my Savior.

Looking back at recent occurrences in my life, I cannot think of a time where I have actually reacted to something in a negative way. I know that I have gotten into disagreements with people due to differing opinions on discussion topics, but I have not been wronged by anyone in a while. I do plan to use the lessons learned from this obstacle when I get into arguments over different topics. Growing up I would not allow myself to listen to others opinions if they were different then mine. As I have gotten older, I have become very open to early what other people have to say. To me, the lessons in this obstacle applicable to that just as much as physical retaliation.

It has been a long time since I have been in a physical altercation but,…

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