My Reflection Of Personal Development

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Personal Development is a lifelong process that involves the assessment of current skills and talents and the enhancement of oneself based on that assessment which then leads to the realization of goals and an improved quality of life. To be able to assess yourself, you need to be able to reflect on your past which helps you to understand the attitudes you have developed and the foundation that you will be building your life on. Also, you have to reflect on your present to see if there’s room for improvement and reflect on your future so that you can achieve your aspirations. Like everyone else, family and friends have played a vital part in my life and have affected my outlook on money and career. I grew up in a family of six, with my father, who is an IT engineer, as the head and sole breadwinner of the family because in my country -Saudi Arabia- there aren’t many opportunities for women to advance. Although he made sure that we lived a pretty comfortable life, I would often see him foregoing his needs and wants to fulfil those of his family. So, I wondered about how different our lives could have been if my mom (or me as the oldest child) were working along with him. I believe that a person …show more content…

I want to buy a house for my family in the earlier stages of my career, partly pay college tuition for my younger siblings and pay for my master’s degree; budgeting will play an important role to help me manage and save funds to achieve my personal goals. There’s only so much one can plan for and unfortunate events can happen to anyone, so having an insurance coverage is imperative to cover for future losses. I would certainly consider buying homeowner’s insurance, automobile insurance and term-based life insurance and as far as health care is concerned it will covered under fringe benefits from my future

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