The Bucket And The Dipper Theory

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How Full is your Bucket After reading the first chapter of How Full is your Bucket? there were some things that stood out, I disagree with, I agree with, and how I can use these ideas in ASB. This is my response and thoughts on that. Out of all the important things that were stated in the chapter, I had two things that stood out the most. One of them was how most people who study psychology looked at all of the things that are wrong with people, but Don saw it in a different way. Instead he and his colleagues looked at everything that was right with people. This surprised me because Don and his friends went in the exact opposite direction from everyone in the field of psychology. Don thought outside of the box and looked at psychology in…show more content…
The part that I disagree about is when it says your actions can help fill another’s bucket ,heart and emotions. You can also fill your own bucket by dipping from others which is doing negative things to make yourself feel good. The thing that I disagree on this is that I think you can fill your own bucket by doing good things for others. Like when I feed the homeless I feel full and happy. “The Bucket and the Dipper” theory did not include “by filling other’s buckets you may fill your own.” I also think that this part of the theory might apply to everyone because dipping from other’s buckets will not really make you feel better. Some people may feel guilty right after a short moment of joy of dipping someone’s bucket. These are the things that I disagree about this…show more content…
One of them is filling Buckets by making the right choice. Like I said earlier, everyone has the choice to fill a bucket or to dip from one. It is all a choice of a person. I want leaders in ASB and everyone I can convince to help fill other’s buckets and make people’s days. Through making the right choice people can make people more optimistic and motivated. If you were making the wrong choice that person no energy and a weak will. An example of it is in a basketball game. If you cheer on and encourage others on a team, they will be motivated to win. The other teammates will become more optimistic and will try hard even though they might be losing. Our actions and interactions shape our lives and other people’s lives forever. So make the right
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