My Strongest Personality Traits : I Got Fired Essay

795 Words Dec 6th, 2016 4 Pages
Drive through the Looking Glass
Drive has always been one of my strongest personality traits. I’ve had it for as long as I can remember. Drive in my definition is being able to keep pushing and going even when things are going good or terrible. Along with drive, I have also been able to change the way that I think about things pretty quickly once I have a clear conscience.
I just recently lost my job, on November 28th. Working at Hwy 55 was the best thing that has ever happened to me, I was a waitress and it took me about four days to get the hang of things. I got hired on October 20, and a month later I got fired for miscommunication on my manager’s side. Basically, I got fired for his mistake.
I’ve learned that when trauma happens, the body experiences shock and blood rushes to the organs that need it most. I guess that’s what happened to me. I got pulled outside as soon as I got there and he told me “we’re gonna have to let you go.” My body responded with the flight response, my heart felt like it was going to beat out of my chest.
I immediately walked away as he told me, I cried pretty hard. It was my first job, and my main source of income. I wasn’t crying because I was upset, I cried because I was angry. Then the tears turned into sadness and soon I wasn’t crying at all. I stood outside waiting for my sister to pick me up. I began to notice all of the obvious signs that I wasn’t going to keep this job for long. I had transportation issues, my mom and sisters said…

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