Not only our whole family was shocked by the news but I was the one who felt like being hit with a storm that has swept ground off my feet.
It was hard to believe that, a person like Nyle has become addicted to drugs and alcohol.
Your significant experiences can tell you a lot about what’s really important to you.
By reviewing your significant experiences, you can gain insight into your values, beliefs, interests, strengths and dreams.
Significant experiences are the events in your own personal history you remember because they made you feel good, satisfied, engaged, invigorated, inspired, in the flow.
Looking back, whatever the outcome, you feel proud and fulfilled by those experiences.
I became more sensible and tried to be there for the family, to comfort them, to lessen their pain and to be the best child after Nyle.
I felt a big change in myself; I became more wise and responsible as well as I now felt being more involved with the family.
Try to remember what you loved to do, the things that interested you and what you felt strongly about in each period. When you’ve completed this exercise, you’ll have a list of words that describe what matters to you: the things that motivated you in the past and will likely motivate you in the future.
Use these descriptions and what you’ve learned about yourself when you explore possible jobs, occupations or education programs: Focusing on things that have mattered to you in the past can help you make choices about your future.