1) "What makes me happy? What activities, what possessions, what
daily actions-however small- fill me with delight, make me feel energized and optimistic?
What actions make me feel as if I count in my own eyes?"
2) "What memories fill me with joy? What important goals have I
always wanted to achieve, but which I haven't made time for? What have I done in the past
to bring myself optimism, good feelings, or positive reactions?"
3) "Which of my traits or characteristics, when
expressed make me glad to be me? What kind of person am I at my best? "
4." What "top" five values do I strive to live by and/or
do I admire in others?" 
To receive full credit for your assignments
email in complete standard English sentences. Provide operational definitions of
words, illustrate by example, cite sources used in your answers, and provide
reasoning when giving your own opinion that supports it with your own experience and
examples. Do not copy articles without permission and please summarize in your own words
and indicate what you have learned.
Indicate the assumptions that you are making, if you intend
the opinion to represent anyone, or anything, other than yourself, or your own experience.
Indicate any supporting data that you have in making your assumptions and what
experimentation would be necessary in order to strengthen the argument or your claim.
you present information as fact, please indicate the source and the method used to
establish the fact. If you are using a theoretical hypothesis, please state it and the
method used for the examination or proof of it.
If you are stating an apriori
assumption, or affirming a commonly held "belief
system", please limit your discussion to your own experience and indicate how
you apply it successfully to yourself. Please include an opposing argument to your
affirmed " belief system" and indicate with your reasoning as to how it is
not as applicable to you as is your own belief system. .
1. Marsha Sinetar,
Do What You
Love, The Money Will Follow, New York: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing
Group, Inc.,1987, pp.77-78
Copyright © 1998 [Robert Brehm]. All rights reserved.