Essay on Who Moved My Cheese

730 Words Apr 21st, 2015 3 Pages
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September 14, 2014
Who Moved My Cheese During everyone’s life, there are changes that are bound to happen. Whether it be starting a new job, moving away, or going to school. Change can be exciting, but it can also be very frightening. The beauty and curse about change, is that you don’t know what is going to happen next. The book Who Moved My Cheese illustrates this concept very well, and I learned many things from this story that I can apply towards myself. I have recently had two new changes in my life. I have moved away from home and I have started college. Both of these changes are interconnected, since I moved away for college, but that doesn’t make them any easier. At first I was nervous
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I can always quit my job, though, if it does start to affect my schoolwork, but it still worries me and makes me second guess myself. However, there is one quote in this book that does help me alleviate some of this nervousness. Haw writes on the wall “What would you do if you weren’t afraid?” When I answer this I clearly know that if I wasn’t afraid that I would look for and start a new job. I can also help prepare myself for starting a new job, by not doing schoolwork during the times I would be at work. If I can still keep up with my work, without utilizing that time, then I am more certain a job will work out fine. Overall, I think that this was a good story. It carried a lot of important lessons in it that would be useful to anybody. I liked how it showed a contrast between Hem and Haw, because, to me, it represents the contrasts between what one half of you thinks of something, and what the other half thinks. The most important idea that I took away from this book was that change occurs whether you want it too or not. You should always be prepared for when that change happens, because it does not care if you are ready for it or not. In conclusion this story has many messages in it that I can use to help me with changes in my life. Moving from home and starting college were both eye-openers to me, but

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