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Self Esteem and Substance Abuse

CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION Self esteem is all about how much we feel valued, loved, accepted and thought well of by others and how much we value, love and accept ourselves. People with healthy self-esteem are able to feel good about them, appreciate their own worth and take pride in their abilities, skills and accomplishments. People […]

Pages: 21 Words: 6178 Topics: Adolescence, Alcoholism, Data Analysis, Depression, Research, Self, Substance Abuse

Self Image Self Esteem, Consumer Behavior, Personality Advertisement

www. imis. ac. in Study Note @ Consumer Behavior Do advertisements influence our self image and our self esteem? Some critics accuse marketers of systematically creating anxiety, promoting envy, and fostering feelings of inadequacy and insecurity to sell us their products. Marketers respond that advertising does nothing more than mirror society’s values, alerts people to […]

Pages: 5 Words: 1589 Topics: Body Image, Neuroscience, Self, Social Psychology
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The Macro and Micro Views of Racisms Collective Ego

This essay is loaded with Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl” and insights into human nature all in one. To analyze this divide of the African Americans acting against themselves and White Americans, how it works, we need to understand the root of all conflict within every individual and go meta to even understand why it is there. […]

Pages: 6 Words: 1671 Topics: Racism, Self

Bullying and School Shootings

Bullying is Detrimental to the mind of the individual being bullied it creates that fear in the minds which paralyzes us. Fear is the most settled and destructive of all human diseases. Fear kills dreams, fear kills hope, fear put people in the hospital. Fear can hold you back from doing something that you know […]

Pages: 1 Words: 437 Topics: Bullying, Consciousness, Metaphysics, Neuroscience, Phenomenology, School Bullying, School Shooting, Self

Political and Social Criticism in 1984

There must be something in books, something we can’t imagine, to make a woman stay in a burning house; there must be something there. According to Ray Bradbury, You don’t stay for nothing. It is curious to think that a single work of art, a single poem, and a single book can radically change the […]

Pages: 8 Words: 2398 Topics: 1984, Big Brother, Dystopia, George Orwell, Self, Totalitarianism

Soccer Ball May Seem Simplistic

To many the soccer ball may seem simplistic in nature; one may think the sole purpose of this round object is to be kicked into a large net. The soccer ball possesses greater significance than what people perceive. Prown says an object has meaning if it is linked to a sense of self, the structure […]

Pages: 3 Words: 869 Topics: Epistemology, Neuroscience, Phenomenology, Problem Solving, Self, Self-Concept, Soccer, Time

Why do Women Remain in Abusive Relationships?

Have you ever wondered why some women choose to remain in an abusive relationship with their so called loved one? A domestic violence victim is someone who may endure being physically battered, called names, isolated from the world, and being financially manipulated. These are just some of the many forms of abuse that women who […]

Pages: 3 Words: 779 Topics: Domestic Violence, Interpersonal Relationships, Self, Social Institutions, Social Issues, Social Psychology, Violence

Lois Lowry Shows a Supposed

The Giver by: Lois Lowry shows a supposed utopian society in the future, where the main character Jonas comes to learn the truth about his society and its inner workings. The Giver is full of different sociological concepts like functionalism, conflict theory, and symbolic interactionism. Functionalism Functionalism can be defined as a society that is […]

Pages: 7 Words: 2150 Topics: Community, Self, Social Class, Structural Functionalism, Symbolic Interactionism, The Giver, War

Conscious Cocoon: a Social Metamorphosis

Our ancestors have inhabited this planet through times of evolutionary adaptations for the past six million years yet throughout vast changes in civilization, one harmonic factor has been deeply neglected over time- the need for coexistence and interdependence between the individual, the collective, and the environment they inhabit. The persisting and preexisting disregard for other […]

Pages: 5 Words: 1631 Topics: Consciousness, Evolution, Leadership, Metamorphosis, Natural Resources, Nature, Self, Spirituality

Identity Crisis in a Racist World

Identity Crisis in a Racist World as reflected by Toni Morrison in The Bluest Eye Abstract The present paper is an attempt to study the thematic concerns of the novel The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison. In her first novel The Bluest Eye (1970), Toni Morrison has shown thrown light on the black consciousness of […]

Pages: 4 Words: 1151 Topics: Consciousness, Double Consciousness, Racism, Self, The Bluest Eye

The Art of Yoga

Many people have stressful lives and relaxing might mean coming home and sitting on a couch in front of the television eating pizza or falling asleep. Some people go from work to a gym, or a studio to relax. These people achieve their relaxation through the art of meditation, breathing, stretching, and helping them find […]

Pages: 4 Words: 1295 Topics: Physical Fitness, Self, Sleep, Yoga

Infernal Love and Faith

Without Contraries is no progression. Attraction and Repulsion, Reason and Energy, Love and Hate, are necessary to Human Existence. Good is the passive that obeys Reason. Evil is the active springing from Energy. Good is Heaven. Evil is Hell (Blake 69). When he had spoken: I beheld the Angel who stretched out his arms embracing […]

Pages: 6 Words: 1766 Topics: Dante's Inferno, Evil, Good And Evil, Heaven, Love, Reasoning, Self, William Blake

Isolation in the Stranger Novel

 Isolation can be seen as beneficial or detrimental. Isolating one’s self can reboot and unwind the brain, improve concentration, increase productivity, provide opportunities to discover yourself and find your own voice, provides time for you to think deeply, help you work through problems more effectively and enhance the quality of your relationships with others. On […]

Pages: 3 Words: 877 Topics: Human, Self, The Stranger

Becoming an Agent of Change as a Hearing Interpreter

Our intersectionalities, which make up who we identify as, can affect our relationships with the people we surround and interact with. While my goal is to become an interpreter, I must simultaneously continue to self analyze my privileges as well as how my intersectionality can affect the Deaf community. There are many factors that make […]

Pages: 4 Words: 1192 Topics: Coming of Age, Communication, Hearing Loss, Human Communication, Identity, Multiculturalism, Self

Analysis of the Movie ‘Girl’ Interrupted

Girl, Interrupted is an American psychological film and memoir based on true events of Susanna Kaysen’s life. Over the course of her life and her stay in a mental hospital, she experiences three major stages; mental health, friend influence and self-esteem. Susana Kaysen is only eighteen years old at the beginning. She is an intelligent […]

Pages: 3 Words: 966 Topics: Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Development, Epistemology, Girl Interrupted, Movie, Nervous System, Neuroscience, Self, Self-Concept

Center of Attention

If we look around our self there is a link or bond between living organisms. From tiny  insect to a advance human, there are somehow relations between them. It may seem senseless but if we take a close look to know how relation develops we found answer outstanding. Let us take  example of Adam, first […]

Pages: 3 Words: 835 Topics: Animals, Life, Meditation, Self

Self-Reliance of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind Emerson was a widely known man who established himself as an intellectual and philosophical writer who advocated for social reforms. He was a spokesman who believed that the only thing keeping a person from reaching their full potential was a distorted perception of […]

Pages: 2 Words: 575 Topics: Envy, Epistemology, Individualism, Metaphysics, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self, Self Reliance

As i Lay Dying: how does Time Affect how Human Experience is Portrayed?

Change from past to present: “”His mind is set on taking her to Jefferson,”” Quick said. “”Then he better get at it soon as he can,”” Armstid said. Anse meets us at the door. He has shaved, but not good. There is a long cut on his jaw, and he is wearing his Sunday pants […]

Pages: 8 Words: 2458 Topics: As I Lay Dying, Consciousness, Existence, Metaphysics, Self, Time

Personhood, Selfhood, and Virtual Identity

Introduction Computer ethics deal with placement of value on the acts while considering whether it is bad or good. Ion every society some factors are deemed to be ethical as well as those that are termed to be non-ethical. Consensus makes agreement to ensure that the moral rules are met. There are commandments of using […]

Pages: 3 Words: 864 Topics: Communication, Human, Identity, Metaphysics, Self

Personal Identity in Literature

The various institutions people come in contact with represent a crucial component of modern society that parades more than one fundamental activity or particular function. Without such institutions, present-day societies would be unable to prevail and within a society is one’s identity. The various functions within institutions take part in shaping human social life for […]

Pages: 5 Words: 1397 Topics: Generation, Motivation, Self

The Impact of Religion and Community Can be more Clearly

Abstract The appropriation of role or responsibility is not only conferred to an individual by political or social set-ups but also by religious institutions. When an individual has performed such a role for a long time, he begins to associate his identity with this role assigned to him by these institutions, believing it to be […]

Pages: 6 Words: 1856 Topics: Bhagavad Gita, Death, Metaphysics, Self, Spirituality, Wisdom

Non-Traditionalism and Individuality

Non-traditionalism and individuality are used as the major formulators of personal identity. Throughout the use of poetry literature has played an important role in society. With the use of language, it has given it a symbolic tone to the readers perspective. Each author has their own style of writing and the message they are trying […]

Pages: 3 Words: 839 Topics: Metaphysics, Self

Memory Theory of Personal Identity

Many individuals tend to wonder what it truly means to have a personal identity. We often find ourselves asking who am I? What truly makes us who we are? Is it our memory or our physical appearance? According to our textbook, Bertrand Russell states, “Many philosophers, it is true, have held that philosophy could establish […]

Pages: 6 Words: 1668 Topics: Consciousness, Epistemology, Experience, John Locke, Justification, Memory, Metaphysics, Neuroscience, Phenomenology, Reasoning, Self, Truth

Philosophy of Self : Exploration

Philosophy of Self In studying the topic of individualism and self-identity, we must ask ourselves which of the philosophies of self are most relevant today? After reading and analyzing the short story, The Masque of the Red Death I became fascinated with the human condition. Thanks to the insight and supporting nature of my English […]

Pages: 9 Words: 2709 Topics: Aristotle, Concept, Consciousness, Epistemology, Experience, Feminism, Immanuel Kant, John Locke, Justification, Metaphysics, Neuroscience, Phenomenology, Plato, Self, Socrates, Truth

The Definition of who People are Varies from Person to Person

Walt Whitman’s poem “Song of Myself” was written before the civil war and which the nation was divided. The poem itself is a self identifying poem about himself and all different types of people should be brought together as one. In section 16 of the poem, after analyzing the text, form, and historical context, can […]

Pages: 2 Words: 639 Topics: Cognition, Human Nature, Myself, Philosophy Of Education, Positive Psychology, Self
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