Personal Philosophy and Statement

ABC Awards - Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
Presentation – Personal Philosophy and Statement

An Introduction to my personal Philosophy and Statement

Primero que nada soy mujer, Mexicana de nacimiento. Amo mi patria y mi idioma, con fuerza, con debilidades. Soy lo mas importante que tengo en esta vida porque sin mi, no hay YO. Hoy tengo la oportunidad de desarrollar mi pensamiento, mi espiritu. Hoy estoy trabajando para mi, quiero ser lo que Dios tiene planeado para mi. Estoy agradecida por tener esta oportunidad. Gracias Dios mio.
First of all I am a woman, born in Mexico. I love my country and my language, with strengths, with weaknesses. I am the most important thing I have in this life because without ME there is not I. Today I have the opportunity to work towards the master plan that God created just for ME and I am thankful for that opportunity. Thank you Lord.
I had to stop and think about what my beliefs are and what my philosophy in life is. I have to be congruent in saying “ I have never thought about it” I know I have values and believes but I have never taken the time to really pull them apart and look and think about them, let alone write and express them. I never thought that the common person would have a philosophy I always thought that I had to be a great thinker and a philosopher to express what I believe.
This assignment is giving me the opportunity to challenge that view and to have a really good look at what is it that I believe.
My first thought was how do I guide myself. What is my moral compass? Why do I decide what is right and what is wrong?
The most important value for me is my belief in God. I love him above anything else in this life.   God has been with me when I was alone, when nobody seemed to be there for me. I knew in my heart that I may be going to difficult times but God was going to help me get through the awful times. God was with me every step of the way. I have made decisions that I’m sure He would not...