Nicole - Fort Collins, Colorado
Entered on November 11, 2008
Age Group: Under 18


I believe you cant depend on anyone else; you can only depend yourself. You can’t go around and ask someone else to do something for you. Like, when you want to succeed at a certain part in a job you can’t have someone else do it because it won’t be the same if someone else does it for you. You can only set your loving heart to do what you want to do.

When I am figure skating and I go into a double jump, I have to set my mind to do

it or I won’t do it or it won’t be right. I can’t go and ask someone to go and do it for me. I have to be very brave to go out and put all I can into it. When I am skating into a double flip jump, I tell myself, “Ok I can do this. Lets just do this and then I won’t have to do it again.” When you do things right the first time you don’t have to do twenty. I sometimes do it again to make sure that it is good and I could do it. Sometimes if I do it again I mess up again and have to start all over and then I get frustrated and want someone to do it again for me. Only depend on yourself to do it once and if you want to do it again, depend on yourself again and do it right.

When I am writing certain essays like this, I get frustrated and want someone else

to do it for me. You can’t do that or you won’t learn how to write or how to put essays

together. Try hard and depend on yourself a lot, not someone else.

It won’t be coming from you. I sometimes want someone to do it so I can do something else instead. It takes me awhile to get started, but once I get started it usually turns out to be really good. Sometimes I get going and I can’t stop, but eventually you have to. You are different from others and you don’t have the same minds.

So, only depend on yourself and not someone else. Have a lot of fun doing your

own things and you will succeed. Don’t get frustrated that you want someone else to do

it. When you get frustrated stop and go back to it later. Depend on yourself and go on

with your life and have a lot of fun.