Choose something of significance to quit for the next five weeks. Keep a journal and write a daily entry which will be included as part of your 5-6 page paper indicating your chosen “sacrifice”, why you have decided to give this up and a summary of your daily experiences. Discuss how this may relate to “addictive behavior” and the experience that one may have in quitting a habitual behavior or substance addiction. Did you “cheat”, rationalize, struggle? What was your self-talk like through this process? How did you accomplish abstinence, or how did you struggle in doing so?
Keep the journal with daily entries and summarize the journal into a 5 – 6 page paper addressing the above mentioned questions, thoughts, etc.