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The Jacket

I think people learn by listening to other people and their stories. I learn a lot from my parents and their stories. The ideal learning place is everywhere. To create more learning environments is to know you don’t have to create them; they’re everywhere. I have a problem in that I’m not confident in myself. I don’t like the way I look or feel. But that has all changed because of my family and friends and my “everywhere” lesson. I always wear my favorite blue sweater because I feel like it hides me so people can’t really see what I look like. Which is a good thing because well there more to love with me. So all of my friends and family always tell me to take my jacket off, but I can’t. Every day I unzip it a little but by the end of the day it’s all way back up again and I feel like I’m getting nowhere. However, a couple of months ago I forgot my jacket at home and so I was left with nothing to cover myself with. And that day was awesome because everyone told me I looked really cute. The next day, I

Being Yourself

I think learning not to care what other people think is very important. It can help you learn to be yourself. My experience with this concept has helped me so much. Before, when I cared what others thought, I would try so hard to get people to like me. I had popular friends and always fit in. Then I realized I did things like my friends did and those things weren’t really me. One time I remembered is when all my friends had pretty hairstyles and I wanted to have it to. So I went and got my hair cut and fixed like theirs and found out that it didn’t look good on me and I wasn’t happy with it. I did things like this until the 8th grade. Whenever my friends got something new or they thought something was cool, I would get it too or do it too, but deep down I really didn’t think it was cool. So , one day, I bought something that I liked and showed it to my friends, but they didn’t like it. After that happened, I was sad and thought none of my friends liked me. A few days later, I

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