Bliss Paper

Topics: Emotional intelligence, Meaning of life, Positive psychology Pages: 2 (787 words) Published: April 22, 2012
Finding My Bliss
For some it takes till they’re forty years old to find their bliss and for others it comes naturally. For me, I think I was placed in the middle. I wasn’t exactly sure where I was going, but I knew I wanted to get somewhere. Not so exactly as “confused” and “lost”. More of just standing in front of a two-way street and not sure which way to turn and which would be the best direction for me. Taking Life Career Planning as a course was one giant leap that helped me discover myself and what I want to pursue. Throughout this semester I discovered myself in a deep personal level I didn’t even know existed in me. My meaning in life, my self-esteem, and what I value most in life. In the end I think I’ve accomplished a lot through this course. One of the first assignments was to talk about ourselves and what our purpose in life was. That was one of the most difficult questions for me to answer because I’ve never been asked that, nor get into deep conversations such as that. Thinking of my qualities, I realized that I am a very caring person and put others in front of me. I naturally take care of others when they need help and will put anything down at any moment to help them. My meaning in life would be that helping hand. One who gives and doesn’t expect to receive. Seeing others happy is what motivates me. Taking this course helped me realize that maybe being a pediatrician would be a comfortable career that I could use my caring qualities in, and a career I would enjoy! I know that I’m emotionally, physically and mentally stable in how I view myself, before joining this course. My only problem was to figure out what my dream career was. To be certain on which direction I am going towards. I’m capable of following through with a goal as long as I know what that goal may be. Now I stand a little taller and more confident of where I am going and the decisions I’m making because of this course. My self-actualization I feel I have I had no...
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