Essay on My Life Is Not A Learning Process

759 Words Mar 8th, 2016 4 Pages
Growing up as the only child I had to stick up for myself. Besides my immediate family, I never had anyone to stick up for me. Knowing that I was the only child, it would be common sense to stand up for myself. Throughout the years of my life, there were certain situations in which I wish I had the guts to stick up for myself. Though I am still young, life is still a learning process that I have to accomplish. The goal that I want to achieve is to stop being fearful and the strategies that I plan to execute are to speak up on situations that I see unfit, stop being a yes woman, and attack challenges that may seem hard.
Two years ago, I was hanging out with a friend and we would go out and have fun like normal ladies in their twenties. She didn’t have a car so I would always pick her up and drop her off. The one thing that annoyed me was that she never offered to help with travel expenses. I really didn’t say anything because I didn’t want to get in an argument. Most recently there have been modifications in how I approach certain situations. I would pull that person to the side and talk to them one on one without a big crowd. Then, I would say what is on my mind, but being mindful of how it is delivered. Learning from my goal takes time, but the effort that is put forth are amazing.
Normally when I hang out friends, we plan ahead to make sure everyone is on the same page. When someone asks me to go out I do not hesitate to say yes; especially when there is a lot of work…

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