Self Analysis

Rebecca Jimenez
Comm 135, Mon/Wed 8:00 am
Final Self Analysis Paper
December 6, 2010

Who am I?
Communication skills are vital for everyday life .   Being able to communicate effectively is essential to ones being.   You are communicating everyday with all different types of people, people you know, people you work with, and not having that skill will only cause issues for a person.   Everyone needs to have an effective way in communicating with others in order to succeed in life.   In this paper I am going to discuss both my communication strengths and my weaknesses and what I have learned over the past couple months being in a communication class.  
I believe one of my personal strengths in communication is that I can just talk to just about anyone.   I enjoy talking with people.   I not only can talk well with others but I am also a good listener.   I think I have learned to communicate well with others because I am a very outgoing person, although I do still believe I communicate better on a one on one basis versus a large group. I believe a lot of the exercises and role playing we have done over the past semester has helped me tremendously break away from being so shy when it comes to speaking aloud.   In the past I have tried to avoid those situations as much as possible, where now I find myself more at ease when presented with those type of situations now.   Before I would get very nervous and most of the time my mind would go blank and I would   just try and smile it off.   My face used to get flush and I would even get anxiety.   I would think people are staring at me rather than what I am actually talking about.   I really feel that I have almost overcome this weakness all in part of actually having to act out situations or debates with my fellow peers.
I also used to say I have a weakness in the fact that I may be too honest with my answers or my opinion on something and most of the time don't think about what I am saying before I say it.   For the most,   part...