By Gwen Moran 3 minute Read When it comes to being resilient, the ability to reframe is an essential skill. Reframing is the ability to look at a situation or circumstance in a new way, giving it a more positive or insightful spin. Bolman, a Brookline, Massachusetts-based scholar, consultant, and author of the recently released How Great Leaders Think:
The Environment Many people fear taking risks, especially when there is something to lose. This goes on to become a hindrance in developing an ability that could have helped us positively in our lives. I could have been grouped into that category of people if not for my Literature teacher in secondary school.
I was always that student in class that rarely spoke up and participated in sharing the work I had done in front of my class. In my second year in secondary school, we had to pick our subjects for our GCE O levels examinations. At that point in my life, being only fourteen, I was not really sure of which subjects were my strengths and which subjects were my weaknesses.
I was offered Literature as a full subject and I was extremely terrified because Literature was a subject that I had little knowledge about. Seniors had warned us about how the subject was extremely tough to score in and it was also a subject that could not really be studied for unlike Math or Chemistry.
I was lost and confused. I did not want to take up a subject that I had doubted my ability in and especially not for a major examination like the GCE O levels.
I consulted my literature teacher in my school and till today, that consultation will always be a memorable one, which is very close to my heart. Just like most teachers out there, he was very encouraging and optimistic during my consultation with him about taking up Literature. I discussed my fears with him.
They ranged from not doing well in the subject to the results affecting where I was going to apply after my GCE O levels examinations. He told me to take a chance. I looked at him feeling reassured and inspired simultaneously.You can FINALLY look at a list of your life events. Click on the "ABOUT" link on your homepage and the last item on the list is "Life Events" click on it and you get all of your life events in one list.
Life is loaded with startling shocks. There are numerous open doors when one can furtively wish for something energizing to happen like something strange.
This paper seeks to narrate an important event that happened in my life and still today it . - “An Event Which Changed My Life” An Event which changed my life, well when, I think back on my life there’s Many changes for the good and some were bad but, there were some learning experiences that help make me a better person.
- Describe an event from your past and how it shaped you as a person. I'm a victim, I thought. The books. Increase a sense of purpose by connecting life events in new ways.
Find new meanings between your life at present in relation to your past and future. Understand how your experiences better prepared you to face future challenges. Note how your responses to events have shaped your life and character (and not events themselves).
Describe an unforgettable event in your life and how it changed your perception of yourself or the view of someone close to you. This event can be dramatic and/or comedic. The assignment may be written as a short story in the first person or as an essay." There is an event that has shaped up my life before in the past for the good.
Your life changing event is something significant that happens to you and shapes how you view life and possibly alters you in a significant way. It could be a sickness, loss of a job, getting married, death of a loved one or other event. Mom in and Dad just this past January of It was a privilege to be present to both their deaths.