Personal Goals Essay

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Goal 1: My current self-conflict with my dream to work in industrial design, and the reality of graduating with degrees in psychology and human biology, is a significant cognitive strain for me. Finding a clear vision of what I can do with my degree to work in the realm of industrial design would be a big resolution of my tension, relieving any regrets and doubts about what I had chosen to study for the last five years. My future would look clearer and I would know what steps I need to take in order to reach the goal, which in turn make my next months more efficient and valuable. Most importantly, I would have a career that actually compels and excites me, allowing me to live out the cliché, “Do what you enjoy!” This would also lead my …show more content…

For my dad, salvaging our relationship would mean success of his role as a father, and proving right of his decision to work in a different country for his children. Also, being considered as a son who understands and supports his father the most is what I regard ideal and important. Goal 3: Procrastinating and wasting time is one of the biggest flaws of my personality. By achieving this goal I hope to put important plans into action. This would help me steer closer to working in a career that I want, and find next goals to accomplish. More importantly, being more efficient and achieving my goals would reduce my daily stress of having unfinished work, resulting in better mental health, and higher self-esteem. I also hope that this new personality would help me stay organized in all fronts of my life, from organizing daily plans to keeping my room tidy. Achieving this goal will ultimately make attaining my other goals more likely, and thus making others perceive me as more reliable and steadfast. Goal 4: Growing a habit of reading books would make me more knowledgeable of world issues, literature, history, and learn from experiences of extraordinary minds. A person who is intimately familiar with all the wisdom contained in books is someone I long to be. I hope to use this knowledge and the habit of reading as a model for my children. I think being a father who can read in his spare time and can suggest great books for his children to read is a great role model

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