Empathy is one of my top strengths and has helped me through many tough times in my life. One of those ways is by putting myself into someone else’s shoes. I knew a girl named Jenna, she was one of the “popular” kids, never coming close to being my friend. I did nothing wrong, but one day in 5th grade, her and a group of friends tried to push me into a puddle just for fun. Than throughout high school gossiped about me. Hatred was a feeling I felt for a short time, but what stuck was the feeling of confusion and empathy. Confusing because I did not do anything wrong and empathy for Jenna and her friends because I truly felt sorry for them. I have no idea what they are going through and I defiantly had no right to judge them. Their going through life just like me, with the pain and joy, and all the emotions that come along. I ended up still reached out my hand when she fell down in a soccer practice Junior year of high school. I look for the good in people no matter what the situation. Putting myself in their shoes is one the ways I do so. Odysseus faced a bully in his life a bit differently.
In book 18 of the Odyssey, Odysseus comes across a man named Arnaeus, also known as Irus. When Irus notices Odysseus hanging out by him Ir...
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...not have to marry anyone so she could stay loyal to Odysseus. Even after 20 years of waiting she still believed her believed Odysseus was coming home.
The strength of positivity will help me in the future as well. Everyone has those days when nothing seems to go completely right. Using my glass completely fill outlook on life I can think of the amazing in some of the most terrible situations. I and quick to give parse to those how have completed a task or has done something amazing, with my friends, family, and coworkers, this will help me create closer bonds with people. I am the person who goes out of their way to tell people that they are important to this world.
Both Odysseus, Penelope and I share strengths, but they also use their own strengths to get throw life. No one is exactly the same, and that is one of the many ways that makes the world so interesting.
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