The researchers contended that this could be due to a change in ability to tolerate certain behavior as well as a culmination of passed negative experiences which are brought to the forefront upon experiencing another negative one. Indeed, young people readily were not affected by their co-workers and peers negative affect. However, neurotic individuals definitely demonstrated a heightened sensitivity to the negative moods of others.
Schaefer, K. (2008, September 15). Tips on finding your way out of negative thinking at work. The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved from The Wall Street Journal.
This article supports much of what the book's readings conveyed this week: that a person does have the power to rid themselves of negative feelings. This article provided several examples of ways to ride oneself of negativity including exercising, breathing and meditation, and yoga. Yoga is an exercise that encompasses movement and exercise along with meditation, imagery, and visualization. Accordingly, it has...
(2007, June 15). Stress Management, - TopPicks. Retrieved April 11, 2010, from http://stress.about.com/od/generaltechniques/tp/toptentension.html
It is critical for individuals to manage stress as we live in a society where stress seems to take over and oftentimes our psychological as well as our physical selves shut down. In order to manage stress, a person needs to take a holistic approach and do a combination of physical exercise as well as mental exercises.
Yong, E. (2008, May 19). Feeling powerless impairs higher mental abilities. Not Exactly Rocket Science. Retrieved April 8, 2010, from Science Blogs.
In this article, the author sets forth that an individuals irrational belief that he or she is powerless has a devastating effect on that person's ability to function with regard to higher mental abilities which are critical for human beings to be productive. Accordingly, there is great incentive for individuals with self-defeating beliefs and feelings of worthlessness to rid themselves of the negative thoughts. By holding on…
One of the crucial elements towards the realization of organizational success and profitability is creating a suitable working environment for all employees to thrive as they carry out their respective responsibilities. In essence, employees' contributions towards the achievement of established business goals/objectives is largely influenced by the nature of the working environment and working conditions. However, employees' behaviors also play a crucial role in determining their productivity in the workplace.
The lack of action over Rwanda should be the defining scandal of the presidency Bill Clinton. Yet in the slew of articles on the Clinton years that followed Clinton's departure from power, there was barely a mention of the genocide." The UN, pressured by the British and the U.S., and others, refused to use the word "genocide" during the event, or afterward when it issued its official statement of condemnation
Don Quixote, despite his inability to recognize between his conscious and unconscious selves, differed from Shylock in that made no conscious effort to allow his unconscious self to emerge. His continued exposure to an alternative life -- life in the world of fiction -- made him develop a stronger unconscious self: " ... he became so absorbed in his books that he spent his nights from sunset to sunrise ...
Sociology: Changing Societies in a Diverse World (Fourth Edition) George J. Bryjak & Michael P. Soroka Chapter One Summary of Key Concepts Sociology is the field of study which seeks to "describe, explain, and predict human social patterns" from a scientific perspective. And though Sociology is part of the social sciences (such as psychology and anthropology), it is quite set apart from the other disciplines in social science; that is because it emphasizes
Hazal Emre Looking at art and historical artifacts can tell us immense amounts of information regarding the society and culture from which these objects came from. Art can be revealing and informative in the same manner that books can tell readers about history and cultural conventions, many times providing specific details about its origin. These details can then provide viewers with an informed and comprehensive view of cultures and societies. Art
Changing Nature of Warfare According to generals like Rupert Smith and David Petraeus, postmodern conflict is radically different from warfare between industrialized states, such as the American Civil War and the world wars of the 20th Century. It does not begin with a condition of peace or return to it after the total defeat of the enemy, but rather is a "continuous crisscrossing between confrontation and conflict," often with indecisive results