1/9/2019 - 1/25/2019
Project: Make my day better
Purpose: I believe that when someone is young they should enjoy the time they have as a kid, before all the stress of "adulting" enters their life and probably destroys it (hasn't happened to me yet but I can see it happening). I have been thinking about my future for awhile and I am unsure what it holds for me. After thinking about my future, and my past I decided that I wanted to enjoy the couple years I have left before heading out on my own (out of my parents house at least). The purpose of this project is to learn how I can make my day better so that for the year and a half I have left I could thoroughly enjoy it before I struggle for the first few years in becoming an adult with a living space, a career, and hopefully a romantic life.
Starting the project: At the start of the project I already had a couple of Ideas on things I could do to improve my day I decided to see if I could have a good day if I didn't do anything and those days would act as controlled variables. Overall the days were pretty "meh" and nothing really interesting happened, but they weren't terrible days; however that still doesn't a make them good days. Next I wanted to try getting more sleep and smiling a bit more. So until we had our midway update I tried smiling more and getting more sleep. Overall, I think it helped I started to have good days at school. I had previously forgotten what those felt like.
Midway Update: On Friday of last week I shared my progress that I had so far with the class. I told them what I was doing and how it was slightly helping. I shared that my days would go pretty well except for one hour everyday Monday-Friday. That hour was 8:34 A.M. to 9:26 A.M. aka second period. I explained how it was really boring and that it really bummed me out, I also exclaimed how it was boring because I was all alone in a class where I didn't know a soul besides Mr. Roberts. People gave me suggestions on what to do, but there was no way that any of it was going to happen I am just too introverted to even try. Besides no one ever talks in that class besides Mr. Roberts and these two really annoying girls in the back that talk super loud and all he time so I wouldn't like to be associated with them at all. At the end of my turn to share I told the class that I would try to make my day better by involving myself more in my day. So I was going to do that until I had to present the following week.
Ending the project: The second half of the project I have been doing my best to seize the day. The past week has been a pretty good week all in all. I couldn't think of how to present my project for a long time until yesterday. I thought I would just record my thoughts on the projects and at different points in the project. I am somewhat ashamed of this presentation method because it sounds and looks like a diary, but I hope no one gets that idea. I hope that this presentation will humanize me a bit more because this will be the hardest presentation I have ever done. I hope I come out unscathed.
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.