My Past Life Experience

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A past Life situation where I negatively sought action would be my transition to Salisbury University. Since the moment I found out I would not be going to any of my top college choices, I can remember a difference in my outlook and perception of the rest of my time until the move. As mentioned previously, I was dreading going away to college because of the proximity to home, the “high school” feel the campus, the greek life, the size of the school and many other factors. I imagined going to a large, out of state, public University in Florida, where I could escape the small town feel and see all new faces. Instead I was going to a medium sized, Maryland school, in a neighboring town with many classmates from high school, that both of my parents …show more content…
As each phase progresses that implies that proper intervention was not used and each phase becomes more serious and detrimental to one’s health. Phase one begins with identifying the stressor, if it is not identified then one progresses into phase two, perception and the ability to change perception about the stressor so that it does not negatively affect ones health. Phase three includes emotional arousal and the crying, yelling and hitting that accompanies it if no progressive muscle relaxation techniques are used. Phase four includes physical arousal which involves sweating, breakouts, hives and more physical harm if exercise or another form of physical relaxation is not used. Phase five, the most serious of the phases includes the negative consequences, death being a part of this phase. When at phase five it is best to go back to phase one and adequately manage the stress with proper …show more content…
I realized I left my line of normalcy but I didn’t address why. I became irritable and envious of my friends and I had no specific reason as to why I felt so much resentment towards them. I thought about college seemingly everyday, all day. My mind was so preoccupied with how my life would be a disaster in the coming months and I did nothing to rid myself of these feelings. Inadequately dealing with phase one, I progressed into phase two. I never even thought of college education as a blessing, I could only assume the burdens of having to go to a school that I dreaded. Doing nothing to change my perspective, I advanced to phase three. Since finding out I was going to Salisbury University, I spent the rest of my senior year in tears, coming home feeling sorrowful, knowing that I had to go to the one “safety school” I never actually wanted to commit to. With the crying and deep sadness, I felt I continued into phase four. I could feel myself getting weaker, not feeling motivated to do anything because my sadness was taking a toll on my physical well being. Although I didn’t face any real detrimental harm in death, cancer, or any other serious illness, I did face time in the hospital in the upcoming weeks after dealing with the transition. I had never been hospitalized but with the stress of college, graduation, and the feelings I had towards the University, I could

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