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Week 8: Discovering Self-Motivation“The more reflective you are, the more effective you are.”-Hall and SimeralStudent Name: Ruth EspinoWord Count(320 Minimum)General Instructions:Enter all your responses in the white space provided in each section of this e-journal. When your e-journal iscomplete, add up the word count for each section and total it—seeMicrosoft tutorial). Enter the total in the box to the right.752ReadingOutcomesA.Visualizing and committing to your dreams.B.Claiming your desired personal qualities by writing personal affirmations.Section 3: Committing to Your Goals and DreamsRespond to the following questions while performing the reading assignment. (30 words per answer.)2.What is commitment andwhy is it essential for keepingmotivation strong?Commitment is an unbending intention, a single-mindedness of purpose that promise to overcome all obstacles,regardless of how you may feel at any particular moment. It is essential for keeping motivation strong because ithelps you visualize yourself accomplishing your fondest goal and imagine the delight of when it actually happens.4.How does visualizing helpone get to where one wantsto go?
Journal Entry #10In this activity, you will visualize the accomplishment of one of your most important goals and dreams. Once you vividly picture this ideal outcome, youwill have strengthened your commitment to achieve it, and you will know how to do the same thing with all of your goals and dreams.Remember the five suggestions for creating a meaningful journal that appeared in the section entitled, “Write a Great Life.”(75 words per response.)1.Write a visualization of the exact moment in the future when you are experiencing the accomplishment of your biggest goal or dream in your role
2.Usepresent-tense verbs. Describe the experience as if you are talking to someone on the phone at the very moment you are doing it. “I amgoing through the door…”3.Use allfive senses. What do you see, hear, smell, taste, and feel (touch)?4.Includeemotion. Imagine yourself feeling fantastic in this moment of grand accomplishment. You deserve to feel fantastic!Read your visualizations often. Ideal times are right before you go to sleep and when you first awake in the morning. You may even wish to recordyour visualizations and listen to them often.
Section 4: Write a Personal AffirmationRespond to the following questions while performing the reading assignment.(30 words per answer.)1.What is an affirmation?2.How does one “reinforce” or“empower” an affirmation?
1.Write a one-sentence statement of one of your most motivating goals or dreams in your role as a student. You can simply copy one that you wrotein Journal Entry 10 (or create a new one if you prefer).(Does not need to be 75 words.)
2.Write a long list of personal qualities that would help you achieve this educational goal or dream.Use adjectives such aspersistent, intelligent,hard-working, loving, articulate, organized, friendly, confident, relaxed, and so on. Write as many qualities as possible. (Does not need to be 75words.)
3.From your list, select three qualities that seem the most essential for you to achieve your goal or dream as a student (the one you identified inStep1).(Does not need to be 75 words.)
4.Write three versions of your personal affirmation. Do this by filling in the blanks in sentence formats A, B, and C below. Fill the blanks with the threepersonal qualities you circled in Step 3 above. NOTE: Use the same three personal qualities in each of the three formats..

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Term
Spring
Professor
Sister Turner
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Adrenaline, Ruth Espino

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