Psychology of Personal Adjustment
July 17, 2014
Tuesdays with Morrie Reflection Paper
From reading the book Tuesday with Morrie, I found that the book addresses the fundamental issue that our society and our human race is dealing with as a whole: humans sacrifice their own life to learn money just to use that money later in life for nothing or to save their own life that was squandered for nothing. Upon reading the book about the accounts that Morrie is spending his last days in showing his dearest student Mitch about the meaning of life, I found that the reason why most of the time Morrie centered around the concept of relationship, love, compassion, forgiveness, money, regrets, death, and many other concepts is because many times he tries to address the fundamental issue that humans spend their time pursuing things that they don’t want or need but something they felt will help them be approved in a society just to find out that they regret what they done later and wish to make it better.
Upon reading this book and learning about life through the perspective of a dying college professor, I found, and already found, that I personally want to be like that college professor one day where I can be intimate with every single client and students that I have in my career because I know that one day I will die either because of a natural death or a man-made one and I know that whatever the cause of death, I want every human being that meets me to know one thing about myself: I love you as my own little child and that all of you are my children just like how I am yours.
How do I accomplish this feat before I die or during my time working on my business and my career? First, from what Morrie talked about finding the career and doing the things that matters to you most, one of the things that I will do is to find volunteer and job opportunities where I work directly with children (since children are the age population that I cared about the...