Individual's Power To Change Self-Defeating Annotated Bibliography

Length: 6 pages Sources: 10 Subject: Psychology Type: Annotated Bibliography Paper: #28031643 Related Topics: Grieving Process, Art Therapy, Happiness, Meditation
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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...

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(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…

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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 to them, they are not only hurting psychologically, but they are hurting their bodies in a physical sense as well.


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