Unformatted text preview: hope to use their thoughts to change their behaviors. I view flaws in my character as my own wires. I have control over myself (I like to think), and can therefore change my outlook and habits. A major, self-created obstacle that has plagued me for years is a penchant for avoiding difficulty. I am easily scared by assignments and activities that I find hard. The first recorded evidence I had of this problem emerged when I was seven years old. Thesis: How did I realize that I was avoiding difficulty? I always tended to rationalize in order to make myself feel better about things I have not accomplished. The end result was a seemingly happy person who was decadent. There is a solution to this problem: discipline. One form of discipline is methodicalness....
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- Spring '11
- Thought, seemingly happy person, unbeatable ones