A fixed mindset to me is a person with no will or want to grow as an individual. Someone who is stuck in their ways believing that their situation is never going to get better. They may want to continue and better themselves by maybe furthering their education. They feel as though they are not good enough and that there is no point in trying. They refuse to see the better part of themselves and believe only the worst about themselves. Instead of embracing their uniqueness and individuality they hide and are content being ordinary instead of extraordinary.
A growing mindset is the opposite. The person knows that they can change and better themselves in life. The give everything they have to keep themselves from falling …show more content…
I wanted to jut get by in high school and achieve only what I thought was necessary to graduate. I never had any intention of bettering myself and often thought that I wasn’t food enough to be taken seriously. I didn’t care if I made friends, if I achieved anything great, or if I stood out in a crowd. I was content being invisible and unrecognizable.
I could have broken out of my comfort zone and tried a lot harder than I did. I believe now if I would have had as much confidence as I do now I would have signed up for extra curricular activities, stood up in front of the class and introduced myself to a few more of my peers. I also believe that I could have achieved everything in life that I wanted to at an earlier age instead of waiting until I felt like my ship had almost sailed. If I would have had a growth mindset I wouldn’t have been content to be invisible and there wouldn’t have been anything unrecognizable about me.
Knowing the things I do now I know that I can achieve anything. Its my turn to achieve my dreams and I'm no longer waiting on my ship. The only person in this world that can stop me from achieving greatness is me. My past is in my past and I refuse to let it define my