First, the theory of ethical egoism. According to this theory, “actions are morally right because they maximize self-interest” (Farias, 2012, slide 6). When occupational therapists agree to perform duties or work on skills that are outside of the OT scope of services, they are working to promote their own self-interests and well-being. It feels good to help others and when we believe that we are going above and beyond to keep our clients happy, we are doing what is in our best interests. Since ethical egoism states that “it is individualistic, and the right thing to do is maximize one’s own utility,” then this dilemma holds true (Burgess-Jackson, 2013, p. 532).
“Positive emotion” help us in a whole range of ways; consequently, two of those ways are pushing ourselves physically to accomplish a goal and mentally by turning a threat related thoughts into positive one. Furthermore, “engagement” allows us to reach a state of flow, being in a state of flow allows us to focus mentally and improve our overall performance. Moreover, “relationships” nurture support which allow us to look at challenges as less challenging. Relationships give us the mental boost to crush our challenges physically. A sense of “meaning” helps us reach our goals by mentally and physically not giving up; therefore, allowing us to accomplish our goals because they have a sense of purpose.
The purpose of actionillitarianism is to choose the actions that lead to the best consequences, and then bring the best possible happiness. Actions that meet these requirements are interpreted as correct in actionillitarianism, and this is precisely what the action-utilitarist doctrine supports. Firstly, it is essential to understand the concept of happiness, and according to Smart, the idea of happiness satisfies and pleases. He emphasizes that a person must be satisfied with someone else 's state of mind, and then enjoy the thought of this condition. Nevertheless, it can be difficult to determine the term, as the definition of happiness varies for any person.
These positive outcomes are also the ones that measure the efficiency of the individual and community protective factors in creating resilience. Certain positive outcomes are planning of the life ahead with the knowledge of difficulty, reflection of positive outcome in the self esteem, improved confidence, self efficacy, a sense of direction, social problem solving skills, locus of control with self and awareness of choices (ENCARE,
How do examples of power, trust, and difference affect communication? What examples illustrate your point? *An example of power that affects communication is the ability to influence people. Speaking with honesty gives people acknowledgement of the differences between the actions and their own interpretations of life. Having power can be great because people feel the power and take on new challenges to better their lives, life without a risk will not get you very far.
Another article used is another part of Ayn Rand’s Philosophy but on the term “self-interest”. Having self-interest is part of being human and “the purpose of morality, she argues, is to teach us what is in our self-interest, what produces happiness”, this sentence also ties with the words “self” and “ego”. Having an ego or being an egoist has its limits, though. People should care for themselves, but also care for others because ego is more of a balance in which one can’t work without the other. The beneficial side of ego is that it “constitutes the essential identity of a human being” (Rand Introduction) but the detrimental side, according to visionlaunch.com, is that it can “completely eliminate objectivity”.
The goal of positive psychology is to assist individuals in creating meaningful lives through the promotion of positive emotions, individual character strengths, as well as, happiness, as key components to optimal mental health. So happiness to Seligman is an important component and essential but it is not the ultimate end as Aristotle views
Evolve into Having Self-Awareness Being self-aware simply means that you have a keen understanding of your own personality. That includes your positive and negative traits, your thoughts and beliefs, your feelings, and your inspiration. It would be easier for you to understand others when you are self-aware. You will also be able to tell how they see you in return. Most people believe that they have a good sense of self-awareness, but it would be best to check at a comparative scale to see where you fall on it in contrast with others.
However, through Rackliffe’s story we see that support and courage is what it takes to be able to be accept yourself. Through both of these pieces we are reminded that it is important to accept our identity and reveal it when we feel ready. Whether the impacts of those around you are positive or negative, acceptance of our identities can allow us to lead better life’s. As Rackliffe said, instead of “fearing being accepted” turn it “into a roaring flame of
Being able to accept the truth, no matter how unpleasant or humiliating, rather than leading a life of more pleasant illusions strengthens an individual 's identity and self worth. Honest with one’s self is significant because it enables an individual to cope with the truth and formulate realistic solutions to