Long Term Commitment To A Worthy Cause

Decent Essays
Journal Entry #3 I have never made a long term commitment to a worthy cause, nor an important one. That may sound bad but I have only been around for seventeen years after all, and I have made many short-term commitments to worthy causes. However, there is one long term cause I should commit to for my own benefit; my health. I guess this could be called a goal more than a cause, but it is something I need to commit to. I am not talking about losing weight; I know I do not need to do that. But I could have a healthier diet and I could definitely exercise more. In almost every aspect I am not in the physical condition a young man my age should be in. It comes from years of never being interested in any sport or any other physical activity. It just was not who I was, or who I am. I am not lazy, at least not overly; however I have never been interested in anything that would get one physically fit. I have always found sports and exercise boring and physical education in school tedious and…show more content…
It is all sporadic. I have not been committed to it, though I often try to get into shape, I do not ever commit to one way. And I never do it regularly, which is the key to achieving this goal. This is why I must make a commitment to it, I have to decide what I am going to do, how I am going to achieve it, and then execute it uniformly. Whether this goal is worthy or not is truly in the eye of the beholder, however to me, it is. And I think fitness is a worthy goal for everyone. I am not saying that we should all go out and start playing and dedicating our lives to sports, but it is a good idea to get out and do something active at least once a week. Or perhaps even for just an hour each day. Obviously there will be days where one just cannot find time and that is okay, but overall, I believe this is a fairly easily achievable goal if one is willing to put some effort into it. And I definitely
Get Access