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Week 8: Discovering Self-Motivation“The more reflective you are, the more effective you are.”-Hall and SimeralStudent Name: Saul LopezWord 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.803ReadingOutcomesA.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.)1.What is commitment andwhy is it essential for keep-ing motivation strong?2.How does visualizing helpone get to where one wantsto go?A commitment is an unbending intention, a single mindedness of purpose that promises to overcome all obstacles, re-gardless of how you may feel at any particular moment. This is the definition in the book. To me commitment is a prom-ise to oneself to do things that one has a goal to accomplish. Once you make a commitment it is important to stick withit because it can determine your character and morals. It does not matter what excuse or excuses you have you muststick with your commitment that will allow you to have strong motivation for other commitments you might make inthe future.
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 re-sponse.)1.Write a visualization of the exact moment in the future when you are experiencing the accom-plishment of your biggest goal or dream in your role as a student.Describe the scene of your suc-cess as if it is happening to you now. For example, if your desire is to graduate from a four-year university witha 4.0 average, you might write,I am dressed in a long, blue robe, the tassel from my graduation captickling my face. I look out over the thousands of people in the audience, and I see my mother, asmile spreading across her face. I hear the announcer call my name. I feel a rush of adrenaline, andchills tingle on my back as I take my first step onto the stage. I see the college president smiling,reaching her hand out to me in congratulations. I hear the announcer repeat my name, adding that Iam graduating with highest honors, have obtained a 4.0 average. I see my classmates standing toapplaud me. Their cheers flow over me, filling me with pride and happiness. I walk…”Remember the four keys to an effective visualization:1.Relaxto free your imagination.

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