Journal 4 Essay

Submitted By meg_annx37
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TO: Mr. Friday, Instructor COM 115-GI or G5
FROM: Megan Falkey
DATE: April 30, 2014
SUBJECT: GIP number 5 Problems and Consequences: My problem with owing up to is I either feel embarrassed or I don't want to own up to it. When not owning up to something usually people get mad at me because they don't understand why I wouldn't take responsibility for it.When not owning up to things I am not taking responsibility for what I feel. Usually when something is embarrassing I do not own up to it and either include other people or beat around that what I am saying is not about me. I never start off saying I, I always say me and someone else even when no one else was involved. Also when I am getting in trouble or I know there is a consequence I will say I don't know instead of owning up to what I did.
Goal: My goal is to always start with I and not include other people when they had nothing to do with the situation. Even if the outcome is bad and I may get in trouble my goal is to own up to what I have done. Letting people know that I own up to things show that I am more responsible and that is what my goal is because everyone thinks of me as not being able to take responsibility for anything. My goal is also to not beat around the bush and straight up tell people that I had done something or that someone had done something to me. I plan on taking full responsibility for everything.
Procedure: There are is only one step in owning in the textbook, when an idea, opinion or feeling is yours, say so. This step is the only one needed because in owning up to something it is what you have done or think not anyone else's. allowing yourself to own up to things that are yours or something that you have done allows you to have more respect for yourself and shows people that you have responsibility and that you can have ideas and opinions on your own without the help of others. This one and only step helps me better understand that owning up to things is important to do.
Test and Conclusions: When I