My Happiest Essay

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If someone were to witness a week in my life, they might be shocked at the multitasking that I do. Juggling good grades, work, family life, social life, extracurricular activities, and still having time for some downtime, I am able to go through my adolescent life relatively smoothly. They may think that having so much to do is one of my values, thinking that I never want to be bored, which I do not. If they watch throughout the day, my attitude changes, from serious to funny to a fake smile at work when I do not like the person that I am serving; the person may think it is a value of mine to make people see what I want them to see, not what I truly feel, making me superficial; lastly, they may observe that I value routine, getting up at the …show more content…
Lastly, my value of routine may fade as I grow older and I start retirement, doing whatever I feel like and not trying to set a strict routine for myself, as long as I am able to stay active- mentally and physically. The three things that make me happiest today in my family is the openness of my parents, the friendship between my sister and me, and the trust of everyone in my family. My parents include my sister and me on decisions that affect the entire family, such as, when my dad was in the military, which places we would possibly want to go to, even if we did not get the place we wanted. They also asked our input on punishments and rewards- if my sister or I broke a rule, we were able to have input on the type of punishment we had, such as extra chores or grounding, and my parents would choose the degree at which the punishment is given, such as two weeks or a few hours, as well as rewards for good grades- money, relaxing in chores, or a certain toy. This ability to input my opinion on family matters make me really happy that I have authoritative parents that allow me to express my …show more content…
I am lacking the sufficient funds to allow me to do what I want- such as go to college and not have to worry about having enough scholarships to be able to pay for the schooling needed to be a psychiatrist and be able to help people while also being able to travel when in need of a vacation. I also lack the skills to be a psychologist, which comes from training and the schooling. Lastly, I cannot live successfully on my own. I am lacking the cooking skills to make nutrient rich foods needed to live a healthful life. I am also lacking in the age limit needed to have my own place and be able to sustain a way of living; however, when I am thirty years old, I most likely will not have these problems, but instead have the challenges of having the conflict of work and play, managing money, and managing a family. Even though I would be growing older, I would still want to go on adventures, but may need to hold off on adventures if work conflicts, causing conflict, taking time off work to spend time with family or not go with family to work. Next, another challenge would be managing money- making room for house payments, car payments, and food and clothing- which would hold back any plans of travel. Lastly, finding time to spend time with family and still providing for the family as a psychologist will prove to be challenging, especially when the

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