Mental illnesses such as ,”anxiety, depression, neurosis, obsessions, paranoia,and delusions,” are often feared by the common person (Wallis 1). People are so consumed with the idea of happiness that they turn to medications that alter negative moods to positive moods among people. Sharon Begley states that those who have been suppressed to the use of mood altering medications have been , “chemically silenced”(The Pursuit of Happiness 454). Though people believe that negative emotions are harmful to the mind, people should accept and embrace negative moods instead of suppressing them. Negative emotions promote appreciation for happiness and have the ability to renew the way someone
This approach is thought to work best when only a small number of adjectives are used. One of the more popular theories of the trait perspective is the Big Five, which analyse personality in terms of five dimensions which are extroversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and openness. Individuals are rated on a scale. The range is from high to low on each dimension, with each consisting of different adjectives are used to describe those with high score and those with low score (Marsillo,
Within normal populations, high self-esteem is characterized by a general fondness or love for oneself and low self-esteem is characterized by mildly positive or ambivalent feelings toward oneself. In extreme cases, low self-esteem people hate themselves, but this kind of self-loathing occurs in clinical populations, not in normal populations (Baumeister, Tice, & Hutton, 1989). Generally conceptualized as a part of the self-concept, to some self-esteem is one of the most important parts of the self-concept. Indeed, for a period of time, so much attention was given to self-esteem that it seemed to be synonymous with self-concept in literature on the self (Rosenberg 1976, 1979). There is a vast research literature in which the self-concept is
Self-confidence has much to do with personality development, and psychological stability. It is also associated with well-being, happiness; whereas low levels of self-confidence increase the probability that one will be at risk from anxiety, tension, and depression (Al-Salameh, 2011). It is essential for healthy balanced growth and development of a human being (Majidi, 2012). The importance of self-confidence includes competence, trust, development of self-esteem, the ability to enjoy life, and the ability to live with confidence. She described it as a thing that is more important than skills, knowledge and experience (Novak,
Making them understand is crucial, allowing them to adjust is another. According to Gordon and Arbuthnot (2015) Children at the age of 9-12 are more likely to feel intense anger, and unlike their younger siblings, they are very aware of their anger. Parental separation can affect a child’s emotion, they can experience a roller coaster of emotions like anger, sadness, loneliness, anxiety, depression, confusion, frustration
Although all judges are favored, there is something that needs improving in their judgments. As for Simon Cowell, I would agree with Demi and L. A. Reid that Simon is so mean and too frank. The man hurts not only candidates’ feelings but also their motivation. It would be less hurtful if Simon learnt how to treat his candidates with “bitter candies” instead of “bullets”. Britney Spears is favored by her sweet, lovely voice; however, her voice sometimes sounded
It is inevitable to assume that trust is the most valuable element in any close relationship as what Lynch (2008) has mentioned, the construction of trust in any form of relationships to outgrow further is seen as vital as without trust, relationships will fail. Burgess and Huston (1979) defined trust as an individual’s willingness to rely on others due to the confidence they have. He also suggested that the appearance of trust in a relationship does not occur in the early stages as there is little to none experiences for further progress. In other words, trusts evolves over time. From a social psychologist point of view, trust focuses on the performance between two people that may create or destroy trust at an interpersonal or group level (Rempel, Roses & Holmes, 1985).
Be wary when people tell you you should be happier”(qtd. in Begley 456). Most people believe that happiness is the most important emotion in a person’s life, but gloomy emotions are also good because they allow people to think harder about the world, pay
These types of individuals are most likely to find emotional infidelity most distressing. Those with secure attachment type are easy with intimacy and autonomy and have a deeper sense of self-worth. These individuals find both types of infidelity equally upsetting. Therefore, the differences in response to infidelity can be attributed to the varying personality types as underlined by various attachment styles. However, research detailing relationship between attachment types and infidelity is limited.
Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION Situational Analysis Self- concept and self- esteem are two psychological terms that are very important and commonly used interchangeably because it is important to know on how we see yourself honestly and to like or at least accept yourself, and the internal barriers that keep you from doing your best to achieve success and happiness. Self -concept or self -image is the sum total of all the knowledge and information a person has of himself. It includes factors like your gender, name, personality, physical appearance, race, likes and dislikes, beliefs, values, social history, nationality, schooling, family, career, accomplishments, failures, skills and talents. The self-concept also includes what the person he thinks might become in the future and what he was like in the past oneself. It comes from the knowledge of oneself and what one believes others think of himself.