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  • Lena's Independence And Obstinacy
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    "A plump, fair skinned girl was standing in the doorway. She looked demure and pretty, and made a graceful picture in her blue cashmere dress and little blue hat, with a plaid shawl neatly about her shoulders and a clumsy pocket book in her hand". This is the first glimpse of the transformation from girl to successful woman of Lena Lingard in My Antonia, by Willa Cather. In the beginning of the book, Lena is portrayed as a struggling dressmaker, who because of her personality, goals, and motivat...
  • Fully Functioning Person Carl Rogers
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    July 28, 2000 Dr Finkel Theories and Therapy Concept of of a Fully-Functioning Person Carl Rogers was a psychotherapist who, in the early part of the twentieth Century, developed the concept of client-centered psychotherapy. He was a great proponent of the scientific method and was one of the first to incorporate it into psychotherapy. His person-centered approach to psychotherapy entailed an unconditional acceptance between client and counselor. And with all this said I still find it phenomenal...
  • My Personal Goals
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    Personal Goals as a Student at the University of Phoenix Everyone should have personal goals that evolve around anything that needs to be accomplished. I set goals on a daily basis. One goal that I seem to have not truly focused on has been my college education. Considering all things, I decided I needed to focus on my college education. The first thing I needed to accomplish was to enroll in an institution for higher learning. Now that my enrollment is complete, I am an official student at the ...
  • Top Athletes Reach Excellence
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    What is excellence? Is it perfection, a goal, a feeling, a gift? To some athletes, it is an everyday challenge that comes easy; to others it might not be so easy. Whether it holds a psychological meaning or it's just another goal to set, it shows a persons attitude and dedication towards a sport. To what extremes will people actually go to reach excellence? Some athletes strive so hard that they will try almost anything to reach their peak of excellence, the extremes that some go through to reac...
  • Kelly And Richard
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    Adler, Alfred Adler, Alfred (1870-1937), Austrian psychologist and psychiatrist, born in Vienna, and educated at Vienna University. After leaving the university he studied and was associated with Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis. In 1911 Adler left the orthodox psychoanalytic school to found a neo-Freudian school of psychoanalysis. After 1926 he was a visiting professor at Columbia University, and in 1935 he and his family moved to the United States. In his analysis of individual dev...
  • University Of Phoenix Student
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    Personal Goals I Want to Achieve as A University of Phoenix Student Shawnee qua T. Elliott University of Phoenix September 7, 2005 Personal Goals 1 Abstract The ultimate result of this paper will reflect my personal goals that I hope to achieve as a University of Phoenix student and which I have been and am trying to pursue and obtain. They are goals that I feel I need to have in life in order to survive, prosper, and succeed to higher full-filling and journeys. In this essay, I hope to convey t...
  • Knowing Good And Bad Qualities
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    Benjamin Franklin believed that by watching and studying one's own behavior, that person would be able to improve themselves by knowing their like and dislikes, wants and needs, etc. I agree with Franklin's theory and think that this is one of the few things in life that a person has control over in order to change their overall being. For the best or worst knowing yourself makes it easier to decide things for yourself and gets a person to become, in a way, one with themselves. Analyzing one's o...
  • Most Obvious Goal As A Student
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    Running head: SETTING MY SIGHTS Setting My Sights Bruce Rice University Of Phoenix Setting My Sights Only three short weeks ago, I was presented with the opportunity to attend school at the University of Phoenix in order to complete my degree. While I was certain that continuing school was one of my goals, I was not sure if now was the best time. Despite my wavering feelings, I made the choice to proceed. Still, while making the decision to begin attending college, I never really considered my l...
  • Goal In Life
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    In many people lives, there are many different interests. This mean that a person may give special attention to something that they love to do in life. In most cases, that person would work very hard to accomplish their hearts desire. However, a person may feel life has nothing to offer him, or her in this world; People who think this way are either ignorant or are deceiving themselves. In fact, everyone should want to have a purpose or a goal in life. My goal in life is to become a better perso...
  • Goals In Their Lives
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    Ever since I was a little boy I always wanted to be the best at everything I did. Whether it was in little league or in school I was determined to be the best. Throughout elementary school and into high school I tried my best in each subject but every year I always came to the realization that I always performed well in math. For some reason, math was not difficult for me and as the years past I began to enjoy it more and more. Then in high school I began to have a passion for math and in my sen...
  • Goals In My Life
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    I have been asking myself a question, what is it that I really want out of my life? This question has been on my mind since my freshman year of high school. To start, I must try to figure out the path, which will lead me to the comfortable life. One might ask, what is that comfort that we all are striving for? Is it a state of mind or is it some unknown world that we are so eager to enter? Well it varies from person to person, depending on your level of success. One of the biggest parts of decis...
  • Rayona
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    Rayona's Ride by Michael Dorris is short story about a young women's search for her identity and a sense of belonging. The main character of this short story, Rayona a young woman of Native and African American descent has faced many hardships and obstacles in life due to her mixed heritage and felt that she would never belong anywhere. Rayona's idea of finding where she stood in the world was to find her mother. She felt that once she found her then she would find a place where she belonged. Th...
  • Worthiness Of A Societal Goal
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    The speaker asserts that if a goal is worthy then any means of attaining that goal is justifiable. In my view this extreme position misses the point entirely. Whether certain means are justifiable in reaching a goal must be determined on a case-by-case basis, by weighing the benefits of attaining the goal against the costs, or harm, that might accrue along the way. This applies equally to individual goals and to societal goals. Consider the goal of completing a marathon running race. If I need t...
  • Outlines Several Of My Personal Goals
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    Personal goals are important in every aspect in ones life. I set personal goals every day, from work, to home, and now to school. I think without personal goals we would wander about aimlessly. Personal goals I have are both short and long term. I have always been able to set goals, but I have also been remiss in meeting some of these goals. Goals are sometimes unattainable due to extenuating circumstances, examples being job changes, moves, marriage, children, financial, etc. My biggest priorit...

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