Essay On Values In Life

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Values are principles that people hold important to them in life. As I gotten older my values have changed based on my experience, knowledge, and goals. Since I am in college and the field of social work forced me to open my eyes to different things and ideas I would 've never thought of. Five values that are important to me while I am on this journey of becoming a social worker is my education, positive energy, not judging people based on their past, a reflect and meditate on my life, and be a generous to other.
Education is my number one important value in my life at this moment. I realized without my education it will be harder for me to get by in life. For example just to get a bottom level entry job most place require a high school diploma and that is minimum while others require a associates degree. For me to reach my dream job of becoming a child advocate attorney I need to have a 4 year degree with junior doctorate degree on top of that. The reason my dream job is to be a child advocate attorney is because I was once in the foster care system with many good child advocate attorneys and many other not so good child advocate attorneys. Having to sit in be in the clients shoes of things made me realize that I would want any child to feel like they did not have the best representative or a strong defends on their side. This is …show more content…

I believe that everything in life has a purpose and I think that I was put in the foster care system because helping youths and people is my purpose in life. I feel good helping and empowering people to be the best person they can be and growing up as a young child I always put other people’s needs before myself. It also takes a special person to do this kind of work. A social worker has to be strong, an advocate, and have thick skin. I can’t find a position more suitable for me other than social work because helping people is where I feel my

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