According to the Center for Application of Psychological Type the MMTIC results provides a student with new awareness of their strengths and stretches, and the difference they might have with friends, teachers, and parents, is a fun exploration of personality type, yields better self-management and gives young people valuable tools for personal growth and lifelong learning (2014)....
This upward social comparison through self-compassion can help clients to be motivated to live better and more fulfilling lives in order to work through those failures or weaknesses just as others have successfully worked through them and have continued on through life.
Also, the study suggests that self-compassion helps create upward social comparison with people who have successfully worked through a similar weakness.
The cause is actually due to her helpless feelings about her situation. She has to go to school and yet has no defense against what the other girls are saying, especially since she is not actually fat. Many girls would self harm by crash dieting but when a person feels truly helpless then more physical self harm is a bigger relief. It often manifests as a deep conflict between her feelings of low self worth compared with her opinion that she is still a good person on the inside. This conflict is a further cause for her self harming (which is the effect).
[tags: self-harm, stress, recovery, suicide]
The inconsiderate husband was the cause (to a degree) and the self harm was done through her addiction to prescription drugs. She had deep feelings of helplessness in that she dare not confront or argue with her inconsiderate husband. This compels her to incorrectly try to regain a feeling of control through feeding what is now an addiction.
[tags: self-harm, stress, depression]
Even some have gone as far to say that self-control is the “biggest predictor of a successful and satisfying life” (Pinker 1), which are bold words for a topic that many merely disregard.
In religious context, the essential self would be regarded as soul.
In this essay I will use, “Learning to Read and Write” by Fredrick Douglass, “The Lonely, Good Company of Books” by Richard Rodriguez, Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell, and an interview of Patti Read to argue that self motivation and self determination are the most important elements to becoming successful.