Who Moved My Cheese Essay

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Who Moved My Cheese The book “ Who moved my cheese is a metaphorical, moralistic, novel about mice and little people as an analogy to indicate how people adapt to change. The theme is a group of adults reuniting at an high school reunion and reflecting on life and the future. The characters in the story are Nathan, Angela, Carlos, Frank, Micheal, and Jessica. After a good deal of reflecting Micheal began to tell a story that changed his life. The Story was called “Who Moved My Cheese” and the characters in it were two mice name Sniff and Scurry and two little people named Hem and Haw. Sniff and Scurry were two mice who lived in a maze looking for cheese on a daily basis. When they had cheese in abundance they always went back to it where they found it but they were always prepared for a change of cheese. Hem and Haw on the other grew attached to a source of cheese they discovered and became comfortable and arrogant as if the cheese was owed to them and they were entitled to it. One day the cheese source had run out and Sniff and Scurry didn’t waste any time up and going to find new cheese. Hem and Haw couldn’t figure out what had happened to the cheese and kept coming back searching for the same cheese. After a while Haw began to think of how he wasn’t getting anywhere looking in the same place for his old cheese to come back he went the stages of pre-contemplation, contemplation, preparation, action, and sustaining. Everyday Haw learned a new lesson and wrote it on a wall hoping his buddy would one day realize these lessons as he went down the same paths as Haw. Eventually Haw ended up adopting the same behaviors as the mice and that was to be prepared for change, pay attention to the signs of change, accept the change and adapt to it. He also learned from the mice is that change can be good and it could be preparing us for a more substantial reward which is

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