One Person In The Lightning Thief

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The Effect of One Person “Humans see what they want to see.” Stated by Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief. Every single one of us is subjected to influences that change our perspective on different things. It may change ones that make an impact and have an effect on us one way, positive or another, negatively, until we die. Whether it were to be a parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, cousin, teacher, scout leader, coach, employer or someone who isn’t known personally; one or many make a difference in how people live their life; the things people do and how they approach simple or even complex situations. For example if one week was really stressing you out and your friends and you were going to have a party that Friday night and since a lot of…show more content…
(Quit being a pushover: How to Be Assertive) While remaining “cool, calmed & collected”, I am direct and honest with others. This has taught me to have more confidence and become less stressed. It takes time, to set boundaries and showing responsibility in everything I do for myself and others. Showing connecting and having good, healthy relationships is everything in today's society. For example, President Obama nominated his old college roomie and he became the United States Ambassador to Belize. Building healthy relationships with everyone is very important. Who knows what you might get yourself into, or what may happen. Your attitude and how one approaches a situation is key. I show respect to every person I come in contact with, no matter if they don’t respect me. What is self-sufficiency? Being able to provide care for yourself and necessary things to be healthy without the help of others.. I believe I am self-sustaining and self-sufficient. He taught me from the beginning, during my toddler years that economic stability is huge in life. I would get allowance weekly. If I was a good child by doing my designated chores I would receive $20; if I was a bad child, having difficulties with my older brother and sister a certain amount would be deducted, depending on what the situation was. I was not able to get an early allowance. That taught me: debt and debt isn’t good. I need to worry about my actions and consequences of everything I do. Real love is unconditional. “Love is an unconditional commitment to an imperfect person. To love somebody isn’t just a strong feeling. It’s a decision, a judgement and a promise.” Everyone is unique. I am unique and you are unique. So embrace yourself and never settle for anything less. Don’t worry, be

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