Behaviorists believe that environment is all important; the environment that we grow up in defines who we are. If we grow up in a bad environment, it will make us to be awful people. If we grow up in a good environment, we will grow up to be respectable people. Not only does the environment shape who we are but our family does as well.
My family consisted of my grandparents, great-grand mother, aunts, uncles, and cousins but the three people who I seen every day was: my mom, my dad, and my brother. My other relatives lived in areas close to us, but it was just the four of us most of the time. As a result, only three people stood out to me and had a great impact on my dreams, my goals and my personality.
My mother probably had the greatest impact on me. My mom was born on August 13, 1970, which means she is a Leo and it suites her well. My mother was strong and passionate and would do anything for the people she cared about. She didn't care about what other people thought of her. She sacrificed herself and her happiness to make me and my brother happy. We didn't really have a lot of money growing up so when my mom bought us something really expensive, I knew that she was sacrificing money that she could have used for herself but spend it on us in order to make us happy. These sort of selfless actions inspired me to get good grades so I could get a high paying job and buy my parents the dream house they always wanted. She also made me want to stick up for myself and be more assertive so that no one could make me feel inferior and I could be as strong and as fearless as her.
My grandmother probably had the second greatest impact on me. My grandmother was always a smart, strong business woman. But always found the time to show her love and support to the family and mostly to me. She is very successful in life and her career. Right now my grandmother is the manager of the USC Bookstore Supplies Department. She has dedicated over 30 plus years to USC. She is...