Reflective Essay About Myself

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Humans are extremely complex. We have likes and dislikes, qualities and flaws, who we want to be and who we are. The many ways, in which I identify myself, in fact, are the ways that define who I am I have two parents, which makes me a daughter; I have a little brother, which makes me a sister; I am in school studying for my GCSE’s, which makes me a student. But life is not white or black; rather all the shades in between. Everything plays a part in forming our identity whether good or bad. Over the past few weeks, we have been working on a Mandala Project. We were asked to choose objects, animals and a number of other things to discover who we are in more profundity. This project enabled not only allowed us to explore ourselves in greater…show more content…
My sun side, and my shadow side. One side is supposed to represent everything I am and stand for, versus characteristics that I am not and have different beliefs…show more content…
This was done to show how much the minerals were a part of me and how the represent me, other than just being off to the side. For my sun-side I chose to be represented by a crystal. Most minerals are, in their purest forms actually transparent. Colourless crystals are said to open the door of perception; bring unity with the Universe and transcendental love. Contrary to unity and love, the amethyst actually derives from the ancient greek word “not intoxicated”. Because of this, amethyst has been said to promote sobriety, something that doesn’t apply to me at all. Instead, of being something purely positive, it is having to block or stop something else. Amethysts are considered to have very logical properties and most of the meanings for it have to do with controlling and giving you the discipline to make better decisions. This does not represent me at all as I believe in the freedom of being able to make your own choices and that making some bad decisions is an essential part of

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