A bit surreal today as I sit down and write my first paper in almost 20 years. I’ve spent the last 10 years trying to be very concise in my communication, to the point and easy to skim the important facts to ensure what I need to get across will be read. The fact that I am having some emotional response to the stress related to routinely writing papers that ‘feel long’ is just a great example of some of what I learned from my MBTI/Firo B results.
There is a lot of pressure growing up in a small town where everyone knows you. My mom raised me to alway express myself and to be open minded in life. In the small town I grew up in, everyone knew you and news spread fast. Because of this I tried being like others, instead of being true to myself like I was always told me. After letting go of the ridiculous idea that I have to be like others, I now have no problem letting my real self be seen and showing others that they can also be themselves.
In this paper I plan to briefly review what happened during the counseling demonstration. Next, I will discuss two basic counseling skills that I believe I used well, and one that I struggled with. Finally, I will discuss the next steps I will take in order to improve my counseling skills.
The clocks at LIH appeared to be online and communicating to the WDM. I began my check to start data collection that is when I realized the clocks are not operating normally. I tried to reboot, initialize, and test both clocks though it appeared the clocks were in the process of successfully completing the task, it failed. Within the last two hours, I managed to get both clocks to complete a data collection successfully. I contacted Kari, LIH Coordination Center and request to have a TSO swipe their badge on both clocks located at the Checkpoint and Break Room, respectively.
When I first learned about this assignment, I was a bit skeptical. Having to go to the same place every week and journal about my experience did not really appeal to me and seemed tedious. I was never really big into journaling, but after the first visit, I was hooked. After the first visit, I was amazed at how much of a relief it was to have nothing to worry about except the beauty that was right in front of me. Feeling the this sense of calmness wash over me was unbelievable.
I wonder if everyone, despite their varying backgrounds from one another, has experienced “imposter syndrome” at some point in their life. There are numerous ways in which one can feel out of place, as I can firmly attest to. I feel like an outsider all of the time. Dating back as far as my early childhood, my personality and my interpretation of my personality, has lead me to believe that something is very wrong with me. Why am I so different from the outgoing and energetic people I see in movies and even in my everyday life? Why are there so many misconceptions about people like me, and why am I starting to actually believe that they are true? I can recall many experiences in my life in which I have felt inadequate compared to my
So far in this semester I have learned so much about myself that it really puts me in a perspective that I can’t really believe I have somewhat found myself. I have yet to fully realize my potential, but I have notice the things I really want to pursue and become. Before coming into college I had no clue what I truly wanted to do with my life or what I was capable of doing, that was until I came to college. I came to SUNY Oswego so worried and so ashamed of not having a major and it really freaked me out because I felt so unprepared. I was told that it’s okay to not have a major and it’s even better cause when you don’t have a major you can explore so much more and it has been so much fun finding myself and really seeing how I am. During
Finding the right words to describe my adolescent life is nothing short of impossible. When looking at myself, I did not know who I truly was and lacked direction in life. In essence, my teenage years were tough. When I was growing up, as most girls do, I struggled with self-esteem, particularly in regards to my physical image. Turning to food was always comforting, which in turn led me to become an overweight teenager with no self-esteem or drive. During my sophomore year of high school there was a turning point; I reflected on myself physically and emotionally and realized I needed to change my outlook in order to go towards what I wanted. I knew with my family history, that the odds were stacked against me. A few of my family members
It’s a day in mid-July right before my freshman year and marching band is about to start. My mom has the day off because in order for me to be in the band, I have to go to the doctors to get a sports physical. The nurse calls me to the back and tells me, “Okay Maryna, we’re going to weigh you and take your blood pressure.” I am super self-conscious about my weight especially when other people have to see the exact pounds, so hearing that and knowing I have to get on a scale in front of my mom and the nurse is the scariest thing I could ever hear. My heart is a train pounding down the tracks. As I took my shoes off to get on the scale I would think to myself, the nurse and doctor are going to talk shit about my weight, my mom is going to be so pissed about how much I’ve gained, What the hell is wrong with me? This is when I realized I have a poor self-esteem.
Emotions are feelings or thoughts that are hard to express to family or loved ones, the actual taught definition of the word emotions is “Emotions are processes shaped by physiology, perceptions and social experience.” (Lecture 3, Slide 3). When thinking about all the emotions an individual could have, two emotions that are difficult for me to express would be sadness and affection. When experiencing emotions from someone else it’s difficult for me to handle grief and anger, due to certain situation I personal had to deal with and situations I seen people around me dealing with. When looking back at my notes, lecture two, slide six has taught me how that there are major influences on us and that determines the relationships we have with
Self-awareness is important in everyday life, for certain individuals, it can conduct an entire day of activities and decisions. This reflection of my self-awareness is based off personal positive and negative attributes which are a direct reflection of who I am as a person. To have an outside view of these attributes, I interview my girlfriend Stephanie Russo who is also my best friend. Stephanie has been close to me for the past three years as we grew as individuals. Because of this growing process, I believed that Stephanie would provide the most accurate account of my true inner qualities and weakness. Stephanie started with my strengths which described me as a hard-working individual who is determined and both kind and very caring of
I would like to start out by telling you about myself to help you learn and understand who I am and the experiences I have been through. To do that, let me start off when I was 19 years old and I joined the Navy. I was trained in carpentry, masonry and general military knowledge. After 6 years in the Navy learning multiple construction techniques, discipline and even being deployed to Iraq I left the Navy and returned to Colorado. Then wanting to continue my education I enrolled at Metropolitan State University of Denver. After several successful semesters at the University I hit a rough patch not knowing which direction I wanted to go into school. Around the same time my parents retired and moved out of the country and my best friend and roommate was preparing to leave to study abroad in China. I ended up leaving school shortly after at the age of 25 unsure of what I wanted from life. I then started working as a server so I could pay bills and just survive while I thought about what to do next. Soon after I started working for a security company as a field manager putting the knowledge the military had taught me to use. After working this position for over a year I came to realize that, though I was very good at what I did it was not what I wanted to do for a career. I once again moved on and used the skills the Navy had taught me to get a position with a refinishing company doing skilled labor to refinish bathtubs, floors and counter tops. I enjoyed this work, but was
I am now approaching the conclusion of my college career and starting to adjust to work life. This is a period of self-reflection and an attempt to put everything I learned into perspective. During this period of my life, I have been constantly thinking and contemplating my future. I feel very anxious yet nervous during this time while I am adjusting to this new stage of my life. When I was in High school my life was very structured, because I could be very dependent on peoples help and I obviously still lived with my family. When I went to college, I had to break away from that feeling of dependency and start the adjusting to adulthood. In college there was more responsibility and I started to become more independent. This was a crucial step in my life but choosing a career is going to be an even bigger step. It is a bigger step because; I have to start structuring my career goals and family goal for the future. At this moment all I can think about is my career, and how I can I keep improving myself for work life.
Academic: I am not sure in what manner I am mercy shower in regards to my current academic situation; however, I would like to be able to aide my fellow classmates as much as possible. Since, the classes I take are online I do not get to know my fellow classmates in the way I would if we were in a classroom setting. So, instead I try to pray for my online classmates, especially when I feel like an assignment may be stressful for everyone.
And while you might be able to handle accounting tasks with basic spreadsheets, your company will eventually require a real solution to keep up with the progress.