Descriptive Writing: A beautiful landscape or natural scene which has stuck in your memory

I finally arrived at my abode. I was not aware of this previously, but now I was most definitely sure this was the moment I had been waiting for, ever since I read about this wonderful place, eight years ago. There I stood, in the scorching summer of Saudi Arabia. It was baking. The air […]

Unmasking Anxiety with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

It is not that uncommon that an individual may be late for work. They might begin to rush, and perhaps forget something at home that they needed. They may beat themselves up all day for having put themselves in that position. This scenario reflects typical anxiety. It is a normal reaction to stress by the […]

Personal responsibility goals

Personal responsibility is a factor in everything I do in my life. I have to take that personal responsibility when it comes to taking care of my home, my children, as well as myself. Personal responsibility affects many aspects of life and without personal responsibility my life would be chaos. Taking personal responsibility for my […]

100 Ways to Motivate Yourself

100 Ways to Motivate Yourself Action is required. Goals are not enough. You have to take action. 1. Create a vision. * Create a vision of who you want to be and live into that picture as if it’s already true. You create it, you don’t wait until you receive it. You can make it […]

Compare and Contrast the Psychoanalytic Theories of Freud and Erikson

1. Compare and contrast the psychoanalytic theories of Freud and Erikson. (Chapter 2) The psychoanalytic theories of both Freud and Erickson are similar in many ways, but Erickson recognized a wide range of outcomes from the eight developmental stages that being different from Freud’s five stages. Freud believed that development in the first six years […]

Social Psychology Star Power

Starpower has illustrated several social psychological principles which were not only present during the game, but are also highly relevant within our contemporary society. These principles through empirical research are the concepts of perception and attribution processes, role playing and simulation. It is with these concepts that allow social and cognitive psychologists to examine why […]

Psychological contract

Discuss The Meaning of the term Psychological Contract and Consider Whether the Concept is Important for Organisations Today 1.0 Introduction This paper examines the psychological contract and the interchanging relationship between the employee and the organisation. The researcher will discuss the “old” and the “new” psychological contract, along with the importance of the contract itself […]

Scientific Study of Personality

There have been many theories that seek to define and explain personality. Some theories look at the different aspects of personality while others may put the emphasis on the traits that make up a personality. Is there one universal definition that is used among psychologists that can explain personality? There are many methods that researchers […]

Kohlberg’s Pre-Conventional Level: Understanding Life Events Development

An understanding of emotional and moral development has helped me to better understand several of my life events. Lawrence Kohlberg’s first level of moral development, called the Pre-conventional Level, applies clearly to my fear of punishment after breaking and friend’s mother’s china. Similarly, my decision to be kind to an unpopular friend can be seen […]

Dependent Personality Disorder

Psychologist Alan Carr notes that people with personality disorders “repeatedly make the same mistakes and find it very challenging to learn from their errors. Often they are unaware of the impact of their behavior on others, or wish to conceal their history of social and psychological difficulties” (Carr, 2001, p. 138). Carr also notes that […]