Tuesday, February 24, 2015


Some people are continually miserable but is it always outside factors such as loss and misfortune which are to blame or are there other deep seated reasons? Do your research and discover the reasons why some people are chronically unhappy; also make note of the solutions. When your research is complete, write an essay on the topic.
Refer to my second blog, The Essay Archive, for sample essays: https://theessayarchive.blogspot.com.tr/  
Familiarize yourself with the issue:
·         “Test how self compassionate you are” http://www.self-compassion.org/test-your-self-compassion-level.html
Videos to watch and make notes on:
·         “Why are some people chronically unhappy” http://www.videojug.com/interview/obstacles-to-happiness-2  Tape script available if you scroll down
Reading material to make notes on:
·         “ 8 Negative attitudes of chronically unhappy people” https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/communication-success/201502/8-negative-attitudes-chronically-unhappy-people
·         “7 habits of chronically unhappy people” http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tamara-star/7-habit-of-chronically-unhappy-people_b_6174000.html
·         “8 Things chronically unhappy people refuse to admit” http://www.marcandangel.com/2013/08/29/8-things-unhappy-people-refuse-to-admit/
·         “6 Things happy people never do” http://www.marcandangel.com/2013/07/16/6-things-happy-people-never-do/   
·         “Self compassion project – Interview with Dr. Barbara Markway” https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/in-practice/201301/self-compassion-project-interview-dr-barbara-markway
“Self compassion” http://www.self-compassion.org/what-is-self-compassion/the-three-elements-of-self-compassion.html

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