Ultimately, I never spend too much and I always find a way to make the funds back, so I don’t let money concern me.Though I don’t let money concern me in the present, I would not say that my life satisfaction is completely unrelated to it.
This time I asked my sister what was really going on with school and for the first time she gave me a real answer.
Through tears she shared with me how lost she was feeling, how she didn’t feel like any of her friends really respected her or knew her, how she felt like she was wasting her time and our parents money at school because she didn’t know what she wanted out of life.
Scott notes that “fierce” conversations are not hostile, angry, menacing, or cruel; rather, they are robust, intense, strong, powerful, and passionate.
In other words, they are ones in which “we come out from behind ourselves, into the conversation and make it real” (Scott 7).
We knew how to have a great time together, but as soon as a problem arose successful communication between us broke down.
Furthermore, while at the time I would have said we were “close” we didn’t share much with each other in the way of emotion, especially when it came to how we felt about each other. My family was on vacation visiting our extended family in New Jersey, and on the particular night that our fierce conversation took place my sister and I were spending the night at my aunt’s empty house while our parents were at our grandparent’s house.In addition to the forum posts, students were asked to write several reflection papers throughout the semester.These papers were on opportunity to expand upon some of the broader topics covered in class.I specifically remember my sister looking at me and saying, “It’s so nice to be able to talk to you like this.” That night we both promised one another that we would have more conversations like this; conversations in which we actually said what was on our minds, and conversations in which we actually listened to what each other had to say. ” Who or what has been a key influence on your attitudes about and use of money?——————————————————————————————————————— 2/24 Reflection Paper 2 For Reflection Paper 2, we chose to answer the question “Thinking about your own life, where do you see connections between your health and your happiness? ” The following paper is a response to the latter: Money takes a rather unimportant role in my life.The idea of not obtaining a future I want, or even just a decent future isn’t exactly a pleasant thought.I understand that I’m probably over-thinking things and looking way too far into the future, but it’s hard not to worry about getting a good job when you’re at college.In turn I shared with her things I had never told anyone about my biggest fears and insecurities.We were both shocked by the things we told each other, because up until that point we had only ever really shared “official truths” with each other, but never ground truths.Even as I’m comfortable with what little income I have now, I know that I possibly want to have a family in the future, and in order to do that I’ll need to have a sizable income to support one.This means that even now I need to think about what kind of job I’ll have, what kind of income I want to make, whether or not this is a realistic goal, etc.