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Welcome family, friends, loved ones, to the beginning of your newest journey to discover a deeper part of yourself. It’s surreal to think about how far we have all come, from learning your times tables in kindergarten, to finding the area under a curve using trigonometric calculus. From practicing our cursive lettering in shaving cream on the desks in third grade, to exploring underlying themes about human nature in century-old literature. Through these years of education, our brains have been developing into an even more complex, associative structure that allows us to form bonds and ideas that constitute our reality every day. With our synapses constantly firing, we continue to build ten to the billionth connections every single day. Our…show more content…
I grew up in a wonderful household, one that valued emotional intellect as well as cognitive intelligence. My older sister and I were provided with all basic necessities and more, and my childhood was beyond anything I could’ve asked for. As I neared middle school, and my sister neared high school, it came to my attention just how brilliant my sister was. She knew the answer to almost everything she was asked, and was achieving straight As. Since I had been looking up to her all of my childhood, my admiration of her began to expand even more. As I look back on it all now, I believe my total praise of my sister is what led to the most trying years of my life. Now, I find myself to be more emotionally bright than school smart, which until around high school I had been completely fine with. I am able to easily read people’s emotions and figure out what they need and what kind of fAs I neared high school, I
As one of the most advanced generations of society, we as the youth have a certain responsibility. It has been said that we spend the first half of our lives trying to understand the older generation, and the other half in understanding the younger generation. Every age has its own charm. Youth has always felt somewhat exasperated with age, and age has always been suspicious of youth. With their natural impatience and rebellious nature, a majority of young people are keen to act and learn on their own rather being guided by the experience of elders. The older people
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