Learning as a Way of Life Essay

1651 Words Mar 29th, 2008 7 Pages
What I Learned

“We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself.” People go through their whole lives trying to figure out who they are, look for a sense of purpose or belonging, or attempt to discover the right path for them-self. The lucky ones have somehow found what ever it is they were looking for throughout their journey. They try to teach the people who are still looking how to find their way but often fail because it is not up to them where or how someone else should live their life. It is up to the individual himself to find fulfillment.
I know I am one of many individuals traveling blindly through life wondering where my destination lies. It wasn’t
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Both people in a conflict can come out victorious. The reason I’m so close to the other two styles is because not one method is always correct in every condition. In certain situations I accommodate by having a tendency to place the other party’s interests above my own. In other situations I find myself compromising by giving up something in order to reach a solution.
Now, sitting on the side of the road of life I’m still contemplating what I’ve learned about myself. When an individual’s momentum through life comes to a sudden stop they sometimes question ones self. They begin to question their self-esteem, which in turn begins to diminish.
When looking at the meter on my self-esteem it is in the same exact spot as it was yesterday and the day before, on high. The assessments show I have very high self-esteem and I don’t disagree with them one bit. Over time I’ve learned to develop a greater sense of self which led to a greater self-esteem. I don’t think good self-esteem is something that you are born with but rather something that accumulates in life through trial and error.
I once heard a comedian ask a group “have you ever felt that you were the only one in a relationship?” The joke got a good laugh but when I really

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