Essay on Descriptive of Ashelei

Submitted By ashelei
Words: 684
Pages: 3

I am a very outgoing, fun, spontaneous, intellectual, loving, caring, respectable, talkative, idealistic, creative, influential, powerful when it comes to mind over body, spiritual, I am usually very happy and I always try to smile. This is how I like people to perceive me. My persona is cheerful with an uplifting spirit. However, my moods can change like a switch. Sometimes the light can stay on for hours, and just like a switch, it can be turned off in seconds. My physical state can determine my moods. I can get easily upset when I am feeling sick and when I am hungry I get cranky. This would not be the best time to tell me bad news or hand me a paper back with a bad grade Extraverted would describe my personality. Most of the time, I am talkative and outgoing. I am very sociable, and I recall how intimate friends from the past told me that I was too friendly and tried too hard to make people like me. I listened to what they had to say, but I cannot change essential personality traits. I am eager to meet new people and will compliment them to make them smile. If I think someone is having a bad day I will go out of my way to lift their spirits. I am a strong believer in the power of the mind. The mind heals the body, as in the Biblical saying, “Physician, heal thyself.” If I wake up in the morning and tell myself that I am sick, then I will make no effort to get up and accomplish my daily tasks. Even if I am physically sick, I try to make myself believe that I am well. Recently, I was a victim of anxiety attacks, which could be triggered by any little event, such as seeing that the children were five minutes late coming home from school. My doctor inevitably labeled me as dysfunctional and prescribed medication, which only made the attacks worse. I also suffered from side effects such as palpitations and increased heart rate. Consequently, I decided to stop taking the medication after ten days and instead went to see a therapist. During the three-month sessions, we discussed my childhood trauma and other pressing issues, and I realized that if I could overcome these more serious events, I could certainly get over this dilemma that was causing the pain and anguish. Towards the end of the sessions, I decided that I would no longer need the services of my therapist. She complimented me on getting well so quickly and I presented her with a gift, which was a welded sculpture that depicted a therapist…