Reflective Essay On Argosy Experience

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During the Argosy Experience course, I was assigned the related task of comparing an entire week’s worth of planned events and obligations with how my time was actually spent. That previous scheduling project accustomed me to time management strategies and ultimately prepared me for this Module’s assignment.
My observed days were Thursday, September 15th through Sunday, September 18th. I choose to observe an equal combination of hectic weekdays and relaxed weekend days, which would still provide me with plenty of time to consider the effects of my preplanned schedule. Order and discipline have been a part of my life well before and proceeding my time in the service. Regimented time has been a practice I’ve used to avoid stress by knowing exactly when and where I need to be at all times. I had written down all assignment due dates in my monthly planner on the first day of the course to ensure I would not miss deadlines. Although, I had to flip flop some activities throughout my day and postpone my movie night with my husband, I was able to accomplish all objectives I had planned over those
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I achieved the academic goals I set without abandoning my personal goals or sacrificing time with my family. When I scheduled my days, I thought of my grandmother’s saying, “You can’t pour from an empty cup.” I achieved a balance between my school and family life, while providing myself with ample “mental health” breaks. I am a sufferer of migraines, which are often stress induced. Although I did not have to revise my goals, I neglected to consider how I would compensate for lost time if I was afflicted for more than just an hour or two by a migraine. Looking ahead to October, I will begin drilling at my Reserve unit one weekend a month. The schedule I have in place now with not sufficient when my course work and family time have to take a backseat to my military

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