Developing Self-Discipline by Taking Purposeful Actions

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* College Success: On CourseAssignment 4: Developing Self-Discipline
(adapted from Journal 14, pg 120-121)
Name: ______________________________Date: ___________

Developing Self-Discipline by Taking Purposeful Actions

Part One: Pages 1 and 2 of this assignment are due Tuesday, April 30 (10 pts). 1. Choose either one of your short-term goals from Assignment 3 OR choose a different short-term goal from another area/role in your life. 2. Complete the sentence stems in box 2 below with FIVE DIFFERENT physical actions (things that others could see you do) that you can do every day of the week including weekends. (see example in Journal Entry 14 instructions, page 120). 3. After completing the sentence stems, choose one action that you want to make a habit, and complete the sentence on the top of the 32-Day Commitment form. 4. For the next 32 days, put a check beside each day that you keep your commitment. 1. Important and challenging short-term goal (use DAPPS):| 2. Complete Sentence Stems below with five different actions:I would move steadily toward this goal if every day I…I would move steadily toward this goal if every day I…I would move steadily toward this goal if every day I…I would move steadily toward this goal if every day I…I would move steadily toward this goal if every day I…|

Write your selected small, daily action here AND on the 32-Day Commitment form. |

Below, write your thoughts and feelings as you begin your 32-day commitment. Are you feeling confident, anxious, scared, excited? How will the action you’ve selected, when performed consistently, help you reach your goal? What challenges might you experience in keeping your commitment? How will you overcome these challenges? What is your prediction about whether or not you will succeed in keeping your 32-Day Commitment? Be specific and complete in your responses. Write at least two paragraphs (150 words).

Part Two: Pages 3-4 are due in 32 days or no...
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