The most “sought after” emotion in life is happiness, and yet it is the most difficult for scientists to explain. Happiness is often interpreted to be positive, but there are numerous downsides to this cheerful emotion. Due to the expectations that often accompany it, one’s happiness tends to cause feelings of betrayal and depression. Researchers conclude that those who are constantly happy, or strive to be, are the same people that often dread attending family events. For instance, “Don’t Worry, Be Gloomy” by Susan David states “Striving for happiness establishes an expectation and confirms the saying that expectations are resentments waiting to happen.
The surroundings of a person are one of the main things that can affect their mood. This is because our surroundings affect our mind and it makes us think about memories of the past, or think about how unfortunate someone is or we are compared to other person. People can feel different whit any different situation, it makes people think about many things that can change our mood in a minute. Normally positive people and surroundings can make a person much happier and negative people and surroundings do the opposite. Even thought that is normally the case people sometimes can feel sad
Being happy is what make life worth living and no one wants to be angry, lonely, or hurt, but without the all other emotions, one does not truly experience all that life is. If a person only focuses on being happy, when those difficult or challenging moments occur, he or she will not be able to fully protect his or herself or be able to grow from experiences such as these. Even though happiness is the emotion that most people seek and want to feel, other emotions are just as crucial to the wellbeing of a person’s life because they can lead to better thinking and being more determined. Negative emotions can cause a person to process information more thoroughly as opposed to being in a happier, lighter state of mind. In her article, “ Don’t
While the evidence is inconclusive, they may have some benefit for more serious mental issues. Akin to the century-old worry stone, fidget spinners produce a subtle psychological effect that is calming to the human psyche. Nevertheless, at what point do they shift from being helpful to becoming an unwelcome distraction? Teachers, and many in the mental health community, think they are more disruptive than they are helpful. Researchers propose the theory that the fascination people experience is attached to a subconscious calming sensation.
In my opinion in some situations knowing too much can ruin your happiness. According to The Dalai Lama intelligence can sometimes create a quite unhappy state of mind (p.84). Overall this essay is about people as individuals deciding to be good warm hearted people. The action of one person can create a better environment around them. You do not have to follow others to change your
Happiness is something that each person has spent an amount of time in their life searching for, though it is unlikely that even the happiest people will be cheerful all the time. Positive psychologists have a goal to increase overall happiness in everyone, yet that is a difficult task when happiness is a very subjective emotion, it means something different to many people. The definition of happiness can even differ depending on culture, “ In North America One other goal for positive psychology is for psychologists to put as much effort into nurturing happiness rather than focusing solely on reducing feeling of unhappiness. “The emergence of ‘positive psychology,’ whose proponents urge fellow researchers to study happiness as seriously as they did pathological states such as depression.” (Begley 455) However positive psychology, often times place more negative emotions in a category of being harmful. While happiness is a key component to a healthy and balanced life, experiencing negative emotions such as; sadness, anger, and fear are just as important and can even be beneficial to an extent.
One, might argue that Charles Wallace had a negative impact upon his journey of self-discovery and acceptance. Although, he did realize that arrogance and pride results in negative outcomes. Human beings, having the ability to alter themselves can use that knowledge to a positive effect Unlike fictional characters in famous novels, the outcomes of self-discovery and acceptance aren’t nearly as interesting in real life. Even so, they are equally important. Discovering oneself always has a positive outcome on one’s
Feeling jealous is a very natural emotion and can actually be helpful at times, by promoting healthy competition and boosting productivity. But when it exceeds its permissible limits, it has the potential to play havoc in our lives. Jealousy is a very complex emotion and may not always be triggered for obvious reasons. Its causes are more closely related to the way we are brought up and how successful we are in life than anything else. A person who has complete faith in his/her abilities and strengths is less likely to experience this emotion as is the one who has been raised believing that he/she is very special and gifted.
Love that even us experienced. Love that might happen to us someday, emotions that might give us happiness or might hurt us. Love that can fill are expectations and limitations. But because of abstraction, this love becomes confusing and complicated. The concept of idealism, destroys our concept of expectations, Sometimes our idea on something we want is less given in reality, that’s why our expectations often destroyed.
Using positive reinforcement which is giving something a person likes to increase the desired behavior, I can encourage her to continue with this behavior. When I would see her happy for me I would firstly say “Thank you”, and it would make me feel like giving her something such as a sticker, toy, or a big hug! This would make her feel happier, and using this form of operant conditioning will shape her into a better person because she would most definitely want to continue with this behavior not just with me but with others also. I can also encourage Hoda using negative reinforcement. Negative reinforcement is taking away something you do not like to increase the specific (or desired) behavior, to do this I would feel happy for her whenever she receives something even though she doesn’t like it.