My Goal : My Goals Essay

1149 Words Dec 13th, 2016 5 Pages
For three weeks, my self-change goal was to run everyday for 30 minutes. The reason I chose this goal was to form a habit of consistent exercise in my life. The main barriers to the successful application of the goal were college classes I attended at night. However, after rearranging my running schedule, the barriers were overcome. During the total course of the project, the first week presented the most difficulty because of my amateur ability to sustain running for long periods of time. After evaluating my progress in the first week, I edited my goal which led to successful second and third weeks. Overall, the project was successful and I learned a lesson about preconceived judgments. The main barriers to accomplishing my goal were nighttime college classes. On Tuesday and Wednesday, I attended classes from 5:40 PM to 8:30 PM and the drive home lasted around 30 minutes. By the time I arrived home, I was tired and wanted to eat dinner, shower, and go to bed. The solution to overcoming the barriers was running in the afternoon on Tuesday and Wednesday, so I accomplished my daily running goal and did not have stress about having to run when I returned from my night classes. This particular solution proved successful to achieving my goal. Due to my lack of experience as a runner, the first week proved difficult. During the first week, there was only a single time in which I ran for 30 minutes. Also, there were two days that I did not run at all. The first day was…

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