Personal life Essays

  • Personal Narrative: A Personal Crisis In My Life

    911 Words  | 4 Pages

    The personal crisis that I have most recently experienced was one that almost had life changing effects due to the way things happened throughout. My crisis began by me making choices that were not thought through enough to see the consequences that may come from my actions. These actions began the crisis cycle by taking me from my rationalized thoughts to making choices that were not financially and educationally smart. From making those actions I now found myself in phase two of the crisis cycle

  • Personal Narrative: My Personal Obstacles In My Life

    674 Words  | 3 Pages

    people tend to encounter emotional, physical, and mental obstacles in life, allowing them to interfere with achieving their goals. Growing up around a family who has allowed drug abuse, alcoholism, teen pregnancy, dropping out of high school, and other obstacles to hinder their success, it has caused them to be imprisoned, struggle with welfare, not attend college and not being good role models. Having went through my own personal struggles, I decided to use my family’s negative experiences to set

  • Sociological Imagination In My Personal Life

    1318 Words  | 6 Pages

    In Sociology, “Sociological imagination is a person’s ability to connect his personal experiences to the society at large and to a greater extent, to historical forces. Sociological imagination allows a person to question customs or habits that seem natural to him. It is a person’s ability to think away from the familiar routines people take in everyday life.” (“What is The Sociological Imagination, 2016). In other words, the sociological imagination focuses on the idea of someone understanding on

  • Personal Narrative: My Life As An Outsider

    1153 Words  | 5 Pages

    really belong to any one group—no matter where I go in life. Whether it was elementary school where girls and boys would call me ugly and refused to have others participate with me in any kind of way. I knew I really wasn’t ugly, but they were mad because I was not like them. They didn’t like me because I was different, I was black, I had kinky hair, and I was … strange. Some people say that they hated high school, but high school was a piece of my life where I actually fit in with a group. I was lucky

  • Personal Narrative: My Life In High School

    931 Words  | 4 Pages

    Throughout most of high school I was focused on trying to be like the people around me. When the real question was, what could I do to figure out who I am in this life. What is my purpose here? Growing up as one of the few Hispanic kids in my neighborhood and being the only Nicaraguan kid I know made me feel very different around people. Even though I went through most of Glenbrook South High School with friends, family, girlfriends, parties, sports, and all the advantages I had living in this town

  • Personal Narrative: My Life As A Professional Baseball Player

    622 Words  | 3 Pages

    it seems to me that what any man’s beliefs are depends upon how he spends his life. I’ve spent a good part of mine as a professional baseball player and the game that I play for a living is naturally a very important thing to me. I’ve learned a lot of things on the baseball diamond about living — things that have made me happier and, I hope, a better person. I’ve found that when I make a good play and take my pitcher off the hook, it’s just natural for me to feel better than if I made a flashy play

  • Personal Narrative: My Life As A Cross-Country Team

    701 Words  | 3 Pages

    In my life I value schedules and planning. Despite this, I also love adventures and new experiences. Every day I’m surprised by what odd and unexpected things happen, I never truly know what the next moment will hold. Over the summer I made an interesting decision to embark on a three month long adventure unlike any other I had been through. I decided to join the cross country team. Never in my wildest dreams had I planned on going out for cross country. All my life I was planning on playing volleyball

  • Personal Mission Statement And Personal Philosophy Of Life

    706 Words  | 3 Pages

    Statement and Personal Philosophy Shannon Girnun 12Q Personal Philosophy My personal philosophy of life is to be kind, generous, helpful and honest. I strive as much as I can to be like this and go by the saying if I want other people to be nice to me I must be nice back, “ what goes around comes around”. I believe that life is about growing, whether it be physically or mentally, by doing this we continually learn more and more about ourselves, who we are and what we are about. Life can be scary

  • Personal Narrative: Gary Belizaire's Life

    1674 Words  | 7 Pages

    an environment where there were senior citizens? If so, have you ever wondered about their journeys and experiences? Well, I’ve most certainly have, creating this biography gave me an opportunity to have an insight, on how someone once lived their life and the obstacles they’ve overcome, to be who they are today. I was blessed with the pleasure of interviewing my Great-Uncle by the name of Gary Belizaire, who is a retired Veteran. This assignment couldn’t have been given at a better time. This weekend

  • Personal Narrative: My Enjoyment Of Life

    778 Words  | 4 Pages

    Success I define success as the enjoyment of life. Success shouldn’t be how wealthy you are or how long you live it should be about the quality of life. Not everyone wants wealth or power but, everyone wants a happy life. Spending time with you family and doing the things you love is successful. Four people who have shown enjoyment of life are myself, Walt Disney, Tony Hawk, and my father. I demonstrated enjoyment of life when I joined band. I wanted to expand my horizons in school and I loved music

  • Personal Narrative: My Life In Haiti

    544 Words  | 3 Pages

    I had been flying for only a few hours, and I couldn't wait to step off the plane, grab a Starbucks, and start a great adventure in Haiti. When I caught my first glimpse of this country I quickly realized that I was in for a rude-awakening. I had gone to Haiti hoping that somehow I could "change" the world, starting with this small country, but the exact opposite happened. Haiti changed me. What I saw in the week to come was nothing less than heart breaking. I saw an oppressed people and a country

  • Personal Narrative: Build Our Parachute-Reclaim Life !

    783 Words  | 4 Pages

    Build our parachute - reclaim life! For most of us, things go on straight forward most of the times in life, but then a sudden turmoil comes which leaves scars in our minds and hearts. When things seem to be going smoothly, we suddenly feel tired, or angry, or sad with many negative thoughts going through our mind. Our mind then creates imaginary scenes, which become almost like an adhesive, and we cannot dismiss them from our mind despite all efforts. When we focus on them, they lead us to feelings

  • Baika's Life-Personal Narrative

    940 Words  | 4 Pages

    Life just wasn't fair! Thought the once famous detective of east as he slowly followed the procession making it's way though endless rows and past countless more. It felt like an eternity had gone by before they came to a stop at their destination. He cast his gaze beyond the procession and watched with eyes that had once shone a cerulean blue as deep as the sea and endless as the sky. Now cold, lifeless, empty as if they'd been replaced with glass, as they placed the grave marker in the ground.

  • Personal Narrative: Life On The Front

    827 Words  | 4 Pages

    say that I’m going all right up until now, and I hope to stay healthy till the end of the war. What we were told about war was very untruthful. There is no glamor to war, and thanks to the war our entire generation will be wiped out very soon. The life at the front is terrible. It’s been a month since I have been here but it didn’t take much to realize the difference between our training they gave us and the actual war we had to fight. Within the first week I could tell that the training we received

  • Personal Narrative: A Life In Washington

    604 Words  | 3 Pages

    A Life In Washington When I was young, Washington seemed like an endless world of nature and industry clashing together. This world had a very distinct diversity and lifestyle, which would have the drastic affects on my look on life. Without Washington, I would not have developed my appreciation of nature, my ability to put myself back together and the importance of family. Washington is known as the Evergreen state because of our forests that span nearly the whole state. No matter where you go

  • Personal Narrative: My Life Of A Fish

    1129 Words  | 5 Pages

    that day, I still retain a powerful conscience which actively molds my personality. One cannot dispute the frightening potential of the human race to induce the permanent extinction of every life form on the planet. As the ability to change the world on a global scale is arguably limited to one breed of life, so, too, is the force which impedes instinctual and conscious action, the human conscience. My own sense of strong moral principle reaches far beyond simply averting Armageddon, however. I often

  • Personal Narrative: My Life As A Veteran

    529 Words  | 3 Pages

    Being a Veteran means to sacrifice yourself for your country, miss firsts in your families lives, and go on a never ending deathly adventure, you live petrified throughout. A Veteran is someone who is content when they free the world from despair. Veterans suffer traumatic experiences during endless days so we can take for granted our spoiled lives. Contributing service to our country is how we remember veterans, but we must remember them also for their character. I look to my father, the strongest

  • A Life Changing Event-Personal Narrative

    721 Words  | 3 Pages

    A Life Changing Event As a child I used to be very quiet and obedient. I never lacked attention from my parents and felt their love and support. They never told me about death and I never really thought about it because it was never an obstacle that I had to face. I was raised in a happy and loving atmosphere and I would say that I was very sheltered and naïve about a lot of things in life. But one summer day, I learned a very valuable lesson about death and how an innocent lie could change your

  • Personal Narrative: My Life As A Book

    434 Words  | 2 Pages

    Amy Purdy asks “If your life was a book and you were the author, how would you want your story to go?” To start off, every person is born into different situations in different parts of the world. Some people are able to choose our environment and community others have limited mobility. People have different rights and social abilities around the world, but we all want to achieve happiness. Despite there being different levels of control over ones situation, the one thing we are in control of is

  • Personal Narrative: My Hero's Life

    566 Words  | 3 Pages

    's time that he must die on behalf of my sins. His sins are entirely my own. I failed him; I failed to take care of him, so he turned to the arms of another to fulfill what I could not do. Despite my love for him and my words to confess and live his life, I try to push them down and advise him to make this decision for only himself. He declares he will confess, and happiness fills my soul and body. Aye it may be different with our neighbors, but we shall only focus on our family. How will they treat