Balance Reflection

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How Have I Learned to Balance Penn Foster Studies with Work, Family, and Other Activities and Responsibilities?

Over a period I have come to conceptualize a true aspect of life that Balance Studies, Work, Family, Other Activities, and Responsibilities are quite cumbersome. This may occur when I need to meet a set of goals for each entity. As a single mother of a teenage daughter, I live in my house with my spouse and my daughter. As a full-time laboratory technician employee at the Vegetable, Fruit and Upland Crop Quality and Safety Improvement Project. I arise at 4:30 a.m. to do my physical exercise, in my home or on the by-pass road which lasts for one hour. After my work out, I will arrange lunch for the day. I would commute to work from
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My English Composition Course has been challenging regarding the amount of time needed to finish this course as it requires a great deal of times and attention. Consequently, I learned the best way to balance my schedule of activities through, utilizing the maximum available time. Hence, working diligently on finding ways to help balance some of the challenges with work, home, school, and personal responsibilities. This course of study has taught me a lot of valuable lessons; organization, time management, planning and research practice that I use in my daily routine, in doing more planning ahead of schedule by means of being more disciplined, avoiding distraction, asking my significant other and my daughter to assist in the home with some of the responsibility, by planning a weekly schedule to guide me on what to do on a given time and date for accomplishing my daily task and responsibilities. On my timetable or schedule, I formed a routine to set my Phone alarm to wake me up at 4:a.m, I would go into my study room to do reviews and research for, forty (40) minutes. At 4:45 a.m., then go for my morning jog for one hour (1) on the highway about two or three minutes away from my home, to relax my system. After, embarking from my jog. by 6: a.m. as an alternative of having to prepare breakfast alone, I scheduled for my teenage daughter and my significant other to occasionally prepared breakfast; to save time, while I shower, dressed for work, dressing takes me about thirty-five minutes(35). I formally take part in having breakfast around 7: a.m. which is on the schedule, and leave my home at 7:30 a.m. To reach work at 8:45 a.m. To avoid the long traffic. With Relating to my work reports, I will combine all reports to come up with one final draft, which enables me to plan effectively on how to systematically go about different activities. Addition to my schedule, my daughter now takes the school bus, to save time. A
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