Self-Esteem and Attitudes
PSY110 Week 4: The purpose of this assignment is for you to apply what you learned in this week’s activities and readings. Reflect on the results from the activities you completed this week and on how to improve your academic and life skills.
Complete the Self-Esteem and Positive Thinking Worksheet.
Self-Esteem and Positive Thinking Worksheet
Write a 50- to 75-word response to each of the following questions:
After completing the Test Your Self-Esteem Activity in McGraw-Hill Connect®, what does your score say about your level of self-esteem? Is it high or low? Look back at the effects of high and low self-esteem described on p.128 in Ch. 4 of Psychology of Success. Which of the behaviors do you exhibit? Give examples.
After completing the Social Support and Self-Esteem Activity in McGraw-Hill Connect®, do you feel that you have emotional and instrumental support whenever you need it? Why or why not? If not, what could you do to build your social support network? Review p. 143 in Ch. 4 of Psychology of Success for ideas.
What did completing the Are You a Positive Thinker? Activity in McGraw-Hill Connect® reveal about your ability to think positively? Explain. What can you do to improve your positive thinking? Review p. 189 in Ch. 5 of Psychology of Success for ideas.
After completing this week’s activities in McGraw-Hill Connect®, which do you believe is more valuable: self-esteem or self-acceptance? Why? Remember, self-esteem is confidence in and respect for yourself and self-acceptance means recognizing and accepting what is true about yourself.