PSY 202 Week 2 Assignment Essay

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Name: Tashauna Guyer Course: PSY 202 Assignment: Week 2 Assignment Start Date: 2/9/15 Title: Willpower Paragraph One: The Video for week 2 assignment is all about willpower and how it works. Having inner experiences and impulses and still directing the energy and attention to the things that matter the most to you. You have to know what you really want and not let the universe impose on you! You need to take action to have the ability to say yes to yourself. Willpower is like having three (3) powers, I (will), I (wont) and I (want). I use I (will) and I (want) powers the most and resist most of the temptations. I have self-compassion; I take small steps for small actions and get a bigger change. Sometimes we have to force ourselves to…show more content…
Paragraph Four The one area in my life right now that I use a lot of willpower is my lifestyle. I recently had gotten of track with my weight and eating habits. I’m trying to get back on track but it has been a challenge. I have to have the power to not eat the snacks and try to eat healthier snacks. I give the attention to the things that matter the most to me. Paragraph Five: Yes! Education is very important to me because of the way I grew up. My mother wasn’t very educated about children sometimes I think she thought that children should come with a how-to book, which is why my brother and I were put into foster care. I told myself that when I grew up I was going to go to college. I enrolled here at Ashford University on December, 21, 2014 and I’m estimated to graduate on December 3, 2018. My three (3) educational goals that align with education as a core value are Goal A, Do the best to my ability and apply myself to do the work and receive a passing grade. Get a “B” or better. Goal B, Never give up! No matter what anyone says? My final goal C is to finish out with my bachelor’s degree in childcare. With me willpower has a play in all that I do. I have so many people that do not believe in me. They say that because I have a learning disability that I won’t be able to do the work in college. I use my willpower to show them they are wrong. My willpower is

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