In college, you may fail some tests and quizzes here and there but you must remember never to give up. It’s important to know that you’re not doing this just for yourself but for others. Something I like to tell myself every time I feel like giving up is to think about how many people’s lives I will make an impact on with my career. As an occupational therapist, I’m going to make a difference in someone’s life and help them enjoy life even more. So even if things get hard and you want to give up, a good thing to remember is that nothing in this world comes easy, least of all success.
leading to stress. It then becomes a question at hand of how we cope with stress and suffering. Different people cope with this in different ways based on their understanding of the problem. Some want to solve it, some want to find its root. All in all, we do not want to turn away from our suffering, but we want to face it and cope
People live in fear and terror knowing that for the rest of their lives, they will have to suffer this excruciating pain and sorrow. How would you feel if you knew that for the rest of your life time you would have to experience excruciating pain and
Eleanor Roosevelt had once stated “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the think which you think you cannot do.” An interpretation of this is that the only way growth and courage can increase is when the time is taken to perform at the best state possible. This can occurs when there is a challenge which may or may not be extremely difficult, but you must push forward and come out ahead. The Little Rock nine had to endure going to school facing true hatred and constant denigrate each and everyday.
Pinks theory of only engagement can produce mastery is extremely useful because it sheds light on the difficult problem that is people giving up when things get hard with out comprehending that mastery is pain, it involves working hard. mastery can be a asymptote line that you can see but never touch. I will Involve flow into the things I do, it will Allow me engage into classes, homework, projects etc “In flow people live so deeply in the moment. and feel so utterly in control, that their sense of time, place and even self melts away”(Pink113) Pink advocates the idea that when a person is in the mind state of “flow” it blocks everything else concentrating on the importance of what they are doing in that moment.
Her point is that talents will not improve unless used in situations that, although may be difficult, will improve and open up more opportunities. Despite this letter is written to her son, the point she tries to prove to her son is a philosophy that should be lived by in life. As she says in the letter, “the habits of a vigorous mind are formed in contending with difficulties.” The struggles and toils everyone experiences in life are part of the never ending learning process that is required in life. Even though these difficulties may be a pain, your own character and talents will never improve if the these struggles did not
Even without the invitation to education some students will thrive to do well for themselves, educationally and personally. It is theoretically impossible for a teacher to make sure every student gets the necessary push they need. Often times, the students who are struggling with their education will get the necessary push before the students who are succeeding. I know this first-hand how hard it is to get the invitation to education after succeeding most of my educational
It is difficult for me to say what would be the hardest struggle for a hermaphrodite, simply because they are all different individuals with different feelings towards what they are going through but what I can say would be if I were in the situation the hardest thing for me would definitely be trying to figure out who I was, not only in society but in my own mind. Obviously growing up is already hard but having anything added to that would be almost unbearable. The hardest struggle for a parent I think would be seeing your child struggle and have to face something you aren 't able to protect them. You can protect from getting hurt or getting in trouble but having to go through life as someone who can 't see the beauty of who they are
Courage is the word that to me means, being yourself, staying strong and positive, and protecting others beyond any rationality. It is a word that motivates people, including myself, to work harder and harder no matter how much it destroys you, both mentally and physically, it’s a word that cancels the worlds advice to give up on something , cause that wouldn’t be courage. Today I will be sharing moments of courage from my perspectives. I am Biracial meaning more than one race. I would always be asked the most annoying question “What are you?”.
In our life, there are periods of challenges that we must face, but the real challenge is how we grow and learn from overcoming them. Being naive children, we believed that life was simplistic and effortless. Well, we were wrong, we can only yearn for life to be easy. Growing up, we continue to face countless hurdles that only get bigger and bigger. My life, in particular, has been filled with numerous up and downs.
In the novel Krik? Krak! by Edwidge Danticat, there are many meaningful themes, motifs and symbols included in each of the nine stories. In many of the stories, hope is a recurring theme. In Danticat’s novel, she uses the theme of hope to shine light on the futility of hope.
“Believe in miracles…. Hope is never lost” (Elder Jeffrey R. Holland). Believing that the worst is behind them and that they will come upon a better life is the only way that Jeanette Wall’s family is able to stay afloat. In Jeannette Walls’ memoir The Glass Castle, the symbol of hope is portrayed through a Glass Castle: a real home in which everyone is important and loved.
What would you do if you were separated from your home and your family to become a refugee during a war? Do you think you would survive? In Linda Sue Park’s A Long Walk to Water, The Sudanese Civil War breaks out in Salva’s village and he must run away from his home and family in an effort to survive. In order to overcome the many difficulties he is faced with, Salva uses three main survival factors; hope, persistence, and his uncle’s support.
In Lara Buchak’s essay, Can It Be Rational to Have Faith? , she asserts that everyday faith statements and religious faith statements share the same attributes. She later states that in order to truly have faith, a person ceases to search for more evidence for their claim, and that having faith can be rational. Although she makes compelling arguments in favor of faith in God, this essay is more hearsay and assumption than actual fact. In this paper, you will see that looking for further evidence would constitute not having faith, but that having faith, at least in the religious sense, is irrational.
In the Merrriam-Webster dictionary, hope is defined as; to cherish a desire with anticipation. However, those words don't convey the meaning deep enough, hope is more than that. Hope is a feeling deep in the gut, a motivating force, for some hope is everything. Hope must be stronger than any fear and it must have fight in it. Lina Vilkas, a fifteen year old Lithuanian, she fights for hope.