Life is all about decisions. No matter how big or small, those decisions will affect the direction of one’s life. However, decisions, especially important ones, must be well thought out, otherwise, regret and/or sorrow will follow. There is no going back on already made decisions and there is no “fixing” them either. Teenagers are known to make dumb decisions. Fortunately, independent decision making is all a part of growing up. However, as a teenager, it seems hopeless sometimes and I question if the decisions I make are the right ones. After reading The 6 Most Important Decisions You’ll Ever Make I think I have taken a step in the right direction. The six major points in the novel: friends, school, parents, addictions, dating and sex, and yourself seemed logical and they helped to alter my view on life and the decisions I will have to make in the future.
Overall, friends are one of the most important things to teenagers, and humans of all ages. Whether we have many good friends or a select few close friends, they help us get through the day. When contemplating what types of friends I would choose, I had an epiphany of sorts. As cliché as it sounds, we don’t choose whom we love. It just happens. The same applies for friend, as well. I found two amazing friends in the most unlikely of places. I believe that trying to find what kind of friend is good for you is pointless. Rather, I think that more focus should be put on what kind of friend you will be because that decision determines what kind of friends you make.
In addition, school is an important decision because it determines each person’s resolve. Not to sound cocky or anything, but I have been told that I am a brilliant young man. However, my grades often do not reflect that. The worst part is, I know that I am capable of so much more. After reading The 6 Most Important Decisions You’ll Ever Make and reflecting on my academic path, I have realized that I am getting in my...
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