Personal Writing: Essential Elements For Effectiveness

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When looking back at this whole semester, I would say that there were a few things that I did learn. Some subjects from the book definitely stood out more than others. A few key things that I can take with myself and be easily remembered. I believe that I have learned quite a few things about myself but more on the subject itself and how to handle certain situations. Taking this class I feel helped me to get a better look on how to deal with other people, learning to react to certain situations, and not everything is in your control. I enjoyed the first couple of chapters more in Essential Elements for Effectiveness. Those chapters stood out more to me than some of the later chapters. The activities in the class, like the group project helped …show more content…
Going through college I don’t think I have ever felt this stressed about anything else. Learning about this problem in class and speaking about it really helped me out. Stress is something that is not easy to get a hold of at times and from what I’ve learned. When it comes to exams, my stress level is over the roof. Subjects such as math and science really freak me out. I sometimes feel that I’m not prepared, so when it comes to exam day especially with science I sometimes zone out and forget what I studied. This especially stresses me out because I do not like the feeling that I failed or that it was my fault. I want to pass the class and not fail an exam which could very much so hinder my grade.
In Essential Elements for Effectiveness, stress can have a big effect in your life. When it comes to health, your immune system may be weakened which causes you to get sick. Not only that but behavioral problems may start to develop, this causes problems when it comes to work and as I mentioned earlier with school (Abascal et al., 2015). That’s why I’ve learned to understand my stress since it is vital. Getting or feeling sick because of this is not a good thing and something people should not go through. I can’t really let it control me or else all I’m going to have is negative thoughts and not

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