A Personal Reflective Essay (Ecomap)

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As I was making my Ecomap I came to realize that my priorities are not completely met and that I might need to change my routine in order to feel satisfied with the goals I want to accomplish in life. As I look at my elements I see that I am focusing my energy mainly in school, which is acceptable since this will help me fulfill my goals of having a successful career one day. School is a positive energy and it brings me satisfaction when I finish a term with a good grade, but at the same time it can be depleting. I have to focus and give most of my time to school in order to fulfill my goal and receive good grades. School is a lot of dedication and at times I have to sacrifice other activities (such as family time, gym, friends) in order to …show more content…
Also, I have Family, family is definitely a positive energy I love being around my family, they are full of joy and make me feel happy the times I’m around them. My mother always tries to give my siblings and I advise and keeps us all together. Whenever I have the opportunity to spend time with them, I spend it since I am usually too busy with school and work. Not to mention what worries me at times is my mother’s health, she has high blood pressure and diabetes, she also has back problems which concerns me since she’s a farm worker and that is hard labor for her condition. This situation brings depleted energy into my life, but I continue to be strong for my mother so that one day I take her out of working and help her the way that she has helped my siblings and I. My family to me is more on the kinetic energy because in order for me to receive positive energy from my family I have to send out the …show more content…
It is not easy to keep up with all my obligations, but, I know I am doing them because at the end all my hard work will pay off making me one of the best social workers out there. As of now if I was a professional social worker, I know that I would be best with any client that is willing to change their life around for good, perhaps also with the ones that believe their lives can no longer change. With the clients that have no hope I will work on showing them they have a purpose in life. Also perhaps directing them to a psychologist can help them build their self-esteem, help them feel empowered and also let them know they can make a change to help themselves and the community they live in. In addition, for my clients that are looking to succeed and want to have a positive bond with their loved ones being able to relate to them emotionally can bring me closer to understanding their frustration and ways of finding better solutions to their issues. Directing a client to change for themselves might also help the client see that their family loves them and the client will know how to show better affection towards their family. I am aware that in some cases I will have to work with clients that harmed their family not only physically or emotionally, but at times sexually and I know that I will have to put my emotions

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