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Unformatted text preview: 1. CheckPoint: Fostering Commitment Commitment does not come easy; it takes hard work and a desire to overcome adversity. Whether that commitment is to a person, a goal, or an activity, it has to be nurtured and reexamined periodically. Psychological research suggests specific steps to nurture commitment. Review pp. 112116 of the textbook. Choose a personal goal. Describe how the suggestions for fostering commitment listed in your text may be applied to your goal. How might these suggestions refocus your commitment? Do you have to rethink any areas of your goals? Explain your answers. Post a 200- to 300-word response. The current goal that I am focused on is earning my associates degree. This is a very important goal to me because it will help my family in the long run. But I have to admit that lately my commitment to this goal has faded and I have been looking for ways to rekindle that commitment and focus. The first suggestion in our material is looking for meaning in the goal and I think this is a great way for me recommit to my goal. I have been trying to stay more for meaning in the goal and I think this is a great way for me recommit to my goal....
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This note was uploaded on 07/13/2011 for the course PSYCH 230 taught by Professor Colleendonovan during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '11