How to Overcome a Challenging Obstacle

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How to Overcome a Challenging Obstacle in Your Everyday Living.
Amethyst K. Oliver
Baker College of Clinton Township
Composition I
Andrea Nienstedt

How to Overcome a Challenging Obstacle in Your Everyday Living.

Overcoming a struggle is normal for everyone. People should not be ashamed of what they are not good at; we have to look at the fact that each individual is not going to become good at anything so easily like we want it to be. It is always good for a person that wants to really learn something they believe they will be become stronger at. It takes take time and patience. I personally believe for the individuals that are the ones that can’t accept the fact when someone makes a mistake they are not understandable. Dealing with difficult people is very common in life, sometimes we have to figure out and understand the ones who tries to criticize others-what makes them behave the way they do. I think being assertive is always the right thing to do. I’m going to discuss what Sedaris’s obstacles in this essay were and also discuss more about my few obstacles that was related to Sedaris, personally.

Reading what David Sedaris was going through in the essay he wrote, called “Me Talk Pretty One Day,” the one thing I can relate to that is that I know how it definitely feels to think that you are so alone in a new environment redundant. Personally, I went to two different high schools and I was afraid of meeting new people at first; I was never used to switching schools. I had always stayed at the same school, but I had realized in the near future I would had to face up my fears and socialize with different individuals, different ethnicities. At my last high school, I felt so alone. Everyone at the school had their own “cliques;” I was always to myself, from the time I started there until the time I was finished. I would try to socialize with some of the people, but I would have this thought that they...
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