Journal entry 1 .docx - Based off all the questions asked on page 78\/79 and course material read I believe I a natural helper I literally answered yes

Journal entry 1 .docx - Based off all the questions asked...

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Based off all the questions asked on page 78/79 and course material read, I believe I a natural helper. I literally answered yes to all the questions. Often when working at my old job at a gas station in a small town, multiple people came to talk to me for hours at a time. Even when I was out enjoying lunch outside of work, the gas station customers would run into me and end up venting for hours. I thought it was crazy (in a good way) how people just poured out their emotions and deep personal issues onto me. That experience is what made me decide to take on the field of Psychology. It was odd that I was just a cashier at a gas station and people would come to me with problems such as divorce, life, tragedies, and difficult decisions. I enjoyed hearing it and enjoyed pointing them in the right direction or simply being a shoulder to cry on. I enjoyed it in a non-drama kind of way. Meaning, it did not give me any sort of thrill knowing “juicy things”. I genuinely felt sad for these people and wanted the best for them. It also made me feel good
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