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Analysis Of The Poem ' Inner Self '

- Says the Satguru: Loving devotion dwells in the heart, Whereby the inner self is consumed with intoxicating love and desire. With every breath, invoke His Name, In such a way, that the sound of this invocation should not reach the ears. In the preceding verse, the Pir reminds his followers that utterance or remembrance of the Name of the Beloved devoid of prem pīḍā (pangs of love) is futile. The consummation of prem pīḍā engenders prem bhagatī or prem bhakti (loving devotion), which is the main theme of this quatrain....   [tags: Muhammad, Qur'an, Prophets of Islam, Love]

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My Inner Self And My External Self

- Introduction There are many ways to describe myself. These ways often fall into two specific categories; my inner self and my external self. Both types of self’s are affected by the environmental surroundings in regards to the people I interact with. As such, I firmly believe that who I am has been shaped by life-long interactions with other people, situations, and issues. For example, I believe that my family has long had a certain bearing on the direction my life has taken, my friends have, from time to time, influenced my views on both specific and non-specific matters, my teachers have shaped my understanding of how the world works, and certain situations that often present a dilemma ha...   [tags: Human, Natural environment, Environmentalism]

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What Your Inner Self Can Help You?

- You can also meditate on your question and allow yourself to receive an answer. Sitting comfortably, breathing in and out, and visualizing your question in your mind 's eye can help you remove the outside noise and let you sneak a peek at what your inner self is trying to tell you. You may have a vision of the answer or you may even get interrupted from the meditation with an answer. However it comes, allow yourself to trust it and act on it believing that you have all the answers you need and they come to you when you ask for them....   [tags: Decision making, Flipism, 2002 albums]

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War Stories of my Inner Self

- In the famous war fiction Things They Carried, O’Brien tells the various stories by remembering the things each character carried during the Vietnam War. Each of the items indicates the unique feature of characters and helps the readers understand the war experience more realistic. As the characters carried private belongings, I also carry important personal items everyday. In most days, I carry an electronic translator, a letter from my mom, a cell phone, and a two-dollar bill. When I go to school, it has been a habit that I put my electronic translator and my cell phone in one of my pockets and my wallet in the other....   [tags: Introspection, The Things They Carried]

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Exploring Conflict Within the Inner Self

- In life, I believe, somewhere along the line, we all lose our way. We become cynical. We become strangers to ourselves. We stray from our route. My film will show this in action by exploring a young man venturing out with nothing but a bicycle to search for his way back. The main conflict is between the young man and himself. His mental struggle to accept his shortcomings, let go of the past, and move forward towards his future. I want the audience to feel the frustration and heartache of the young man and route for him to find whatever it is he’s so desperate to find....   [tags: my proposed documentary]

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A Complex Identity: The Inner Self, the Outer Self and the Mad Self

- ... Similar to Jesus, Hamlet two fathers – one who is his true father yet is not a man on earth, and a living father who was a father simply by the marriage to his mother. Perhaps the differences he have are influenced by a more mysterious and less purely good spiritual father. Near death, he offered forgiveness to Laertes as he died to allow him to be received in heaven. He sacrificed his life, former identity, and possibly his place in heaven by committing a sin just before he died in order to redeem his father and to show the rest of mankind the cost of sins....   [tags: Shakespeare's Hamlet]

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Socrates and the Search for Inner Self: The Socratic Method

- 1. For Socrates, the search for wisdom begins with an attempt to gain clarity as to who we truly are as human beings. Before we can presume to understand the world, we must begin by understanding the reality of our own consciousness. From a Socratic point of view, the world is reduced exclusively to the human world, everything else being inconsequential. Initially, the search for wisdom is understood in terms of my need to understand precisely who I am. “Jack of all trades, master of none” (Titelman,1)....   [tags: Method, Philosophy, Truth]

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The Inner Self in The Awakening, Wuthering Heights, and Fences

- The Inner Self in The Awakening, Wuthering Heights, and Fences        Does turmoil in people promote chaos in the world, or does chaos in the world create turmoil in people. To uncover a single answer to such a question is impossible. Therefore, those who seek a solution find themselves at a stalemate, and the query posed becomes rhetorical. Nevertheless, it initiates another inquiry worth thought and reflection: since the chaotic world is already well established, whether or not a product of human havoc, how is one to escape it and live uninhibitedly....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Catherine's Inner Self in Henry James's Washington Square

- Catherine's Inner Self in Henry James's Washington Square Much is said of the internal reality of the characters in Henry James's novel Washington Square. It is seen as a "psychological novel" where most of the action takes place in the minds of the characters. In an essay titled, "Washington Square: A Study in the Growth of an Inner Self," James W. Gargano addresses the internal reality of the character Catherine Sloper. Within the essay, Gargano argues that "James anatomizes the process by which Catherine's active, secret existence transforms her into an imaginative woman" (129)....   [tags: Henry James Washington Square]

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The Trip: Journey To The Center Of Terence Mckennas Inner Self.

- The Trip: Journey to The Center of Terence McKenna's Inner Self. Terence McKenna has become one of the most (in)famous figures in the exploration of psychedelia and its impact on society and technology. Here McKenna espouses his theories on psychedelic mushrooms, virtual reality, shamanism and evolution. This is definitely one of the strangest and most interesting articles I have ever read. At first it seems almost totally incomprehensible and inconceivable, but after reading it over a couple of times with a good dictionary and thesaurus it begins to make sense....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Internet - Exploring Our Inner-self in Cyberspace

- Exploring Our Inner-self in Cyberspace Cyberspace is a new communication medium which enables us to understand our social behavior. In the ‘real world’ and ‘virtual world,’ we understand ourselves by developing aspects of our identity. However, in the virtual world, we can explore our inner-self without rejection that may be experienced in the real world. Cyberspace is, thus, a psychological ‘space’ to build and form, explore and discover, and accept and understand ourselves. To explain this, we must view this on an individual and collective perspective....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Perceptions of the World in Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson

- Psychoneurosis Leading to Isolation in “Winesburg, Ohio” There are people who do not wish to communicate with those around them, or simply do not feel they can. In the novel Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson, every character visited has their own perception of the world around them, and what life should be like which is often a far from the truth. Their psychoneurosis is brought about because of the isolation in the small town. Psychoneurosis is a functional disorder where feelings of apprehension, OCD, and complaints of the physique without sign of disease, in various degrees and patterns, dominate the personality....   [tags: psychoneurosis, inner self]

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Personal Search for Truth

- Introduction “I think. . .” is an excessively overused phrase. Until I started to write my opinions down, I thought I knew what I thought about most everything: God, organized religion, scientific theories, politics, social issues, war, and environmental concerns. After admitting I did not possess enough knowledge on any subject to voice a credible position, searching for the truth became my new mission. Furthermore, when faced with the dilemma of experiencing eternal bliss or eternal damnation upon death, the prospect of the latter became worthy of investigation....   [tags: Knowledge, Inner-Self]

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Searching for an Inner-Self in Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

- Searching for an Inner-Self in Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston In the novel Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston a young girl named Janie begins her life unknown to herself. She searches for the horizon as it illustrates the distance one must travel in order to distinguish between illusion and reality, dream and truth, role and self. (Hemenway 75). She is unaware of life?s two most precious gifts: love and the truth. Janie is raised by her suppressive grandmother who diminishes her view of life....   [tags: Hurston Eyes Watching God Essays]

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Understanding Inner City Poverty : Resistance And Self Destruction Underu.s Apartheid

- In the ethnography “Understanding Inner-City Poverty: Resistance and Self Destruction under U.S Apartheid,” Philippe Bourgois, in East Harlem New York, researches the misunderstanding of inner-city poverty with an intersectional approach because of the way he incorporates the culture of resistance, race, class, and gender. Bourgois early on states that he utilizes the participant observation method, which is the standard method used by cultural anthropologists that require the researcher to live within a community to study daily activities, he primarily uses this process because he believes it to be more of an effective method than surveys, where lasting relationships cannot be formed, the...   [tags: Anthropology, Cultural anthropology]

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Knowles' Separate Peace Essays: Self-Knowledge and Inner-Peace

- A Separate Peace: Self-Knowledge and Inner-Peace The theme suggested in the closing paragraph of the novel A Separate Peace is that people create their own enemy and then they defend themselves laboriously and obsessively against their imaginary enemy. They develop a particular frame of mind to allay the fear that arises while facing their nonexistent enemy. In the novel, the protagonist, Gene, tries to fight a war with his best friend, Finny, not realizing that the enemy he sees is not Finny but is his own insecurity....   [tags: Separate Peace Essays]

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Physical Beauty Versus Inner Beauty

- Beauty is a concept. An idea that changes from person to person. We put on makeup, do our hair, paint our nails, and buy the latest clothing in an effort to satisfy those around us and conform to their idea of physical beauty. By doing this, we often forget who we are and lose our inner beauty. Although many people focus on physical beauty, inner beauty is more important because it is permanent and a representation of a person’s true self. How many times have we heard or said the clique “don’t judge a book by it’s cover,” yet we focus so much of our attention on our physically appearance....   [tags: appearance, self, balance]

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Without Makeup: Inner Beauty

- Beauty is something that many in this world strive to attain. One of the reasons that there are so many people with low self-esteem can be traced back to the early years of their development, a time when they come into their own and learn who they actually are. If not for the pressures of a “perfect” beauty, one could live a considerably happier life. The beauty of a women's face has been described throughout history; the term "beauty" has evolved over time and it is not until recently that woman have been told that they must have the latest trends in cosmetics or they will be overlooked....   [tags: low self-steem, Elle, personality]

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Defining the Concept of Self

- Who am I. There are many of us walking around trying to figure out who we are and what we stand for. Self-reflection can be conveyed in many different ways, using many different adjectives to describe the person we are. There are some who will give an honest description of one’s self and then there is some who become delusional with the perception they want others to see. Most people on social sites create a profile which can be so far from whom they really are, it is usually a perception of who they want to be....   [tags: self-reflection, self-esteem]

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Inner City Communities

- within inner city communities. This paper focuses on the different activities offered to single parent families living inner city communities and the benefits and constraints that come along with these provided services. Population background Inner City Communities are often areas which are both densely populated and deteriorating(quote). The areas and its residents have strongly been correlated with social and economical disparity. Residents of inner city communities have been plagued with problems including: “high unemployment, poor health care, inadequate educational opportunities, dilapidated housing, high infant mortality, and extreme poverty” (Attitudes and Perceptions, n.d)....   [tags: Recreation, Leisure, Poverty, Inner city]

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Meditation Is An Effective Method For Self Reflection

- What does loving oneself mean. It means taking care of oneself regardless of the negative messages that have been pounded into one’s brain over the years. Some people learn as they grow through adulthood. Some never learn because of oversensitivity to what others have said during the course of their lives or from severe trauma that occurred throughout childhood. The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the meaning and importance of what loving oneself truly means and the common misconceptions thereof....   [tags: Self-esteem, Happiness, Outline of self]

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Taking an Inside Look at Self-Esteem

- ... Low self-esteem individuals tend to give up easily. Social anxiety and shyness is correlated to low self-esteem. High self-esteemers have clear and consistent ideas about themselves, whereas people with low self-esteem do not. People with low self-esteem are more likely to become depressed, while people with high self-esteem tend to act out violently and discriminate against others. Although building self-esteem is a lifelong process, the foundation of self-esteem is established in childhood....   [tags: self worth, psychological analysis]

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The Importance Of Having A Strong Self Concept

- In this paper I will be discussing the importance and necessity of having a strong self-concept. Also, I will be examining and thoroughly analyzing the in-depth concepts that help contribute to or compose your own self-concept. The ideas that I will be discussing in-depth are: self-esteem and it’s effect upon our lives, impression management and how society could fall apart without it and the ways that our society benefits from reflected appraisals. Self-Esteem is something that could be considered an “X-factor” part of our personalities....   [tags: Sociology, Communication, Self-esteem, Norm]

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The Self in Social Psychology and Implications for Counseling Practice

- ... Also, the study suggests that self-compassion helps create upward social comparison with people who have successfully worked through a similar weakness. 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. Further, the study suggests that self-compassion increases the motivation toward self-improvement after moral transgressions....   [tags: self-distancing, emotions, identity]

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The Importance of Inner Beauty

- “Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder” This saying first appeared in the 3rd century BC in Greek. It didn't appear in its current form in print until the 19th century, but in the meantime there were various written forms that expressed much the same thought. This famous saying implies that everyone has their own definition and recognition of beauty. What is seen as a marvel to one person might be the complete opposite to another, just like a dress that I found very beautiful but my Mum found it not at all nice which explains the saying “One man’s garbage is another man’s treasurer” (Aighearach).Beauty… some people believe that beauty is all physical, having great looks, having all the guys...   [tags: love]

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The Psychology Behind Inner Conflict

- The psychology behind inner conflict and an individual’s decisions has been well explored, but it can be truly demonstrated through the use of William Shakespeare’s dramatic play, Hamlet. An inner conflict evolves as he learns of his father’s death and that it was due to the ambitions of his uncle Claudius. Depression is the first conflict that is shown by Hamlet in which he is mourning, but shortly after we see a contemplation between action and inaction in regards to avenging his father’s death....   [tags: Hamlet, Ghost, Characters in Hamlet, Emotion]

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Taking Risks to Self-fulfillment in The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Stetson

- ... Her character, mentally weak and fragile and with no desirable means to be self-fulfilled, succumbs to everything her physician/husband says because “what is one to do?” (p. 638) She is pressured to agree to a “rest cure” for her nervous disorder, although she intuitively knows that this treatment stands in the way of her inner happiness: “Personally, I believe that congenial work, with excitement and change would do me good.” (p. 648) Her husband forbids her any form of creative expression: “He says that my imaginative power and habit of story making, a nervous weakness like mine is sure to lead to all manner of excited fancies, and I ought to use my will and good sense to check the t...   [tags: oppression, self-control, turmoil]

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The Effects Of Low Self Esteem And Bullying On Plastic Surgery Patients

- According to research, various researchers in the past have shown and done many studies on the effect of low self-esteem and bullying on plastic surgery patients. People that go through plastic surgery must have a reason as to why they want plastic surgery (Gimlin 2002). Plastic surgery is something that is permanent and is something to think about before getting. Researchers have focused on women who had plastic surgery and if they were victims of low self esteem and bullying (Brito 2010; Kinnuen 2010; Veiga 2010; Collins 2012)....   [tags: Self-esteem, Bullying, Plastic surgery]

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Be Someone: A Program for Inner City Youth

- The foundation in which I chose is called Be Someone founded by a gentleman by the name of Orrin Hudson. Be Someone is a nonprofit organization that was started with a vision to help inner city youth succeed and use several skills including the game of chess that promotes self – esteem responsibility, analytical thinking and positivity. The mission of Be Someone is “to build character, hope and inspiration so that kids can achieve lifetime goals, realize their full potential and Be Someone”....   [tags: foundations, community centers]

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Inner Asia as a Separate Entity

- Inner Asia as a Separate Entity The concept of “Eurasia” is easily identified: it is the combine bodies of both the European and Asian landmasses. However, a concept of “Inner” or “Outer” Eurasia is no so easily defined. Whether sub-regions are delineated by culture, geography, politics, or religion is yet to be decided. Denis Sinor and David Christian are two authors that attempted to clarify the discrepancy of an “Inner Asian” border. Borders can be formed a number of ways. Rivers, mountain chains, and other geographic infrastructure can form visible boundaries....   [tags: miscellaneous]

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An Evaluation of Body Image and Self-esteem

- Obesity has a major effect on children across the world. The highest rates of obesity in the US is experienced amongst African American girls. Being overweight is related to many psychological risk factors. Body dissatisfaction is being okay with one's overall weight/size. Although being okay with one's overall appearance is a characterized aspect of body esteem. African American girls have not usually displayed emotion distress concerning weight evaluation. Although African Americans girls are dissatisfied with their bodies, it does note conducts them to assess their overall appearance....   [tags: obesity, self-image, advertising]

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Knowing Self and Self Discovery

- Knowing Self This semester, I had the privilege to experience unrestricted creativity in a structured writing class. Now, as I reflect upon the semester I come to realize how closed minded I really am. This semester, I was challenged as a student writer to draw upon something or find inspiration from within to constructively create a masterpiece with words. Often times, finding or even tapping into my creative nerve was very difficult. Then I came to realize, as a student writer, I am paralyzed by a concept called decision making....   [tags: creativity, writing, effect, leadership]

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Self Investigation And Self Inquiry

- Happiness therefore is eternally within but it has been obscured by our concentration on that which is outside of us. He echoes the saying that “If we do not go within we will go without” (anonymous). In order to realize happiness the self must be realized and self-inquiry directly leads to realization of the Self. Self-inquiry “is a searching in a deeply introverted mind wherefrom the Self springs. The ego or the mind does not exist; this is the truth and brings about the realization of the Self” (Maharshi,   [tags: Bhagavad Gita, Krishna, Arjuna, Mahabharata]

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- Nowadays, people get so pre-occupied with their external environment that they don’t feel attention to themselves. This typical scenario has been the concern for almost every person in this planet. The ones who are affected are mostly those who belong to the urbane society. Professionals, self-employed individuals and students belong to this social order. The paradox of our time as shown here affects us always in our daily activities. We tend to forget ourselves and pay much interest on our day-to-day work....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Hamlet's Inner and Outer Conflict in Shakespeare's Hamlet

- Conflict, in literary context, can be defined as “the opposition of persons or forces that gives rise to the dramatic action in a drama or fiction.” Conflicts can be external, between two or more persons, or internal, within one’s self. In most literature the conflict adds to the execution of the plot itself. Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” makes use of both forms of conflict as an essential element of the play. I will show how “Hamlet” presents inner and outer conflicts with examples of each and how their resolutions (if any) serve as a major part of the overall play itself....   [tags: character analysis]

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Individuality and Inner Struggle

- Individuality and Inner Struggle Humans desire to have individuality. What is individuality. It can be thought of as a combination of qualities that distinguish one individual from another. Wanting to be different from others is a part of the human nature, but what is also a part of this nature is the longing for social acceptance. Therefore, humans are always searching for a way to fulfill both needs. Minou Fuglesang and Georg Simmel use fashion and envy, along with culture, in their writings to define the inner struggle of the human's need to be an individual within a group....   [tags: Papers]

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Self Esteem Among Persons With Disabilities

- For individuals with mental or physical disabilities, the overall goal of their therapeutic recreation is often to improve that individual’s health and quality of life. One’s self-esteem plays a key role in their quality of life as self-esteem is a key component of many socioemotional problems such as depression, anxiety and addiction; yet, therapeutic recreation specialists a have noted deficiencies in self-esteem among persons with disabilities (Weiss 21). The causes of this low self-esteem many reside from many different sources thus therapeutic recreation specialists should focus on using techniques and services that not only improve self-esteem but also teach the individual with disabil...   [tags: Self-esteem, Disability, Mental disorder]

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Cathedral, by Raymond Carvers

- Raymond Carvers “ Cathedral” depicts a scenario where the narrator experiences a inner transformation. This transformation happens when the narrator sketches a cathedral with his eyes closed. Sketching the cathedral, opened his inner eyes to greater things that lie beyond the physical environment of his world. The epiphany occurs when the narrator shuts out the physical environment and focuses solely on drawing the cathedral with his heart. The narrator who once lived life appreciating the physical elements of life altered his way of thinking while connecting with his inner self....   [tags: Reality, Inner Transformation]

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Literature On Self Efficacy And Social Cognitive Theory

- This chapter will present three bodies of relevant literature: 1) literature on self-efficacy and social cognitive theory, 2) studies on teachers’ efficacy beliefs and its measurement, 3) research about teachers’ level of proficiency in English. 2.1 Self-efficacy and social cognitive theory 2.1.1Social cognitive theory This part will firstly present something about social cognitive theory because it is the more general framework behind the self-efficacy theory. Social cognitive theory is a view of human functioning focusing on human agency (Bandura, 2001) and a way to understand “human cognition, action, motivation, and emotion that assumes that people are capable of self-reflection and self...   [tags: Self-efficacy, Albert Bandura]

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Inner Evil

- We all have a darkness inside of us that is unleashed at different times in our lives. It can come out when we are jealous, angry, or just harassing someone. In the novel, A Separate Peace by Robert Knowles, Gene, the main character, is affected by a few evils inside a person and he also releases his own evil. Three characters from the novel, Quackenbush, Brinker, and Gene, all have darkness inside of them that they let come out in different ways. The first character from A Separate Peace that lets his evil out is Quackenbush....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Inner Journey and Benigini's Life is Beautiful

- Inner Journey and Benigini's Life is Beautiful All of life is a journey. All Journeys have a beginning and an end. All the outcomes that are associated with journey are the results of the choices that we make in out daily lives, good or bad that have to be lives with. In the Macquarie dictionary journey is defined as: - The exploration into one’s self. It offers growth & development through emotional pilgrimage and provides new insights for the mind and spirit....   [tags: Papers]

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The Importance Of The Inner Beauty And Capabilities

- Transition is changing one’s original belief and intrinsic attitude. It is caused by people’s developed sense of autonomy, which helps people to distinguish right from wrong and realize their shortcomings and weaknesses. It leads people to make a change on themselves in order to accomplish their pursuit of a better self. Therefore, once I thought a pretty appearance is the most important thing for people to achieve their dreams and goals, now I believe that even though good look is important, inner beauty and capability are more necessary for a person to become a better one....   [tags: Human physical appearance, Beauty, 2009 singles]

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The Pursuit Of Happiness And The Inner Resources

- The pursuit of happiness and what factors influence individual well-being, has long been a point of worldwide interest. This literature will provide insight on the secrets to happiness and what desires must individuals accomplish to live a happy life. This essay will begin by discussing mental attitudes and the inner resources one has to experience a happy state of mind. It will then examine current research on social relationships and the central role it plays on nurturing wellness. It will then consider the importance of navigating through a wide-range of feelings and emotions at work....   [tags: Happiness, Positive psychology, Behavior]

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Nature Of Children And Their Inner Feelings

- Nature of Children I felt that the democratic and pain models best suited my thinking about the nature of children. I have modified them together to develop one assumption to fully understand my thinking of the nature of children. Children express their inner feelings by their need to belong in a group which reflects how the children communicate through human behaviour (Edwards & Watts, 2008). Children express their feelings in a range of different ways not only in verbal ways. As I will be supporting some children who do not have the skills to communicate verbally it is important for me to develop an understanding and knowledge of the child so that I can see the behavioural changes as a...   [tags: Psychology, Childhood, Education, Child]

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The Inner Struggles Of The School System

- The movie, Monsieur Lazhar ,is a great movie about the inner struggles of the school system and the effect it can have on the children. It takes place in Canada in a structured system with a structured curriculum and rules. You can see this through the movie when Lazhar, a refugee who has had no teaching experiences, tries his best to follow it. He arranges his desk straight in a row and is very straightforward with his teaching. This gets pointed out when one of his students states a different way of learning grammar....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, High school]

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Racism And The Poor Inner City

- Coming from living in a poor inner city neighborhood in Chicago as a child was distinctive from other places, in terms of gender socialization. There wasn’t nothing major for me to be socialized with my gender that I do plus, I grew up interacting with most of my cousins who are female, but that doesn’t mean that I’m not a male that I am today. When I came to Iowa from Chicago, it increased my awareness on racism and when I’m somewhere with no or less Black people, I tend to use stereotypes black people are victimized towards, to increase my self-esteem....   [tags: Gender, White people, Race, Black people]

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Identity and Inner City Kids

- Through programs that directly fuel desegregation in schools, our educational systems have become a melting pot of different races, languages, economic status and abilities. Programs have been in place for the past fifty years to bring student that live in school districts that lack quality educational choices, to schools that are capable of providing quality education to all who attend. Typically the trend appears to show that the schools of higher quality are located in suburban areas, leaving children who live in “black” inner-city areas to abandon the failing school systems of their neighborhoods for transportation to these suburban, “white” schools....   [tags: Psychology ]

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Security in Inner City Areas

- Security is complex and is part of our everyday lives. An explanation of security, according to Buzan (1991) (cited in McDonald, 2008, p.70) is that ‘security is the absence of threats’. Generally, it is concerned with matters related to safety, which can be physical, financial, social or emotional. However, it can also apply to an array of concepts like risk, danger and segregation (Carter et al., 2008b, p.4). Social, cultural and material practices produce security (Carter et al., 2008a, p.180) and in conjunction with material entities in inner-city areas mediate diverse experiences and understandings of individual security in our communal worlds (Carter et al., 2008b, p.6)....   [tags: surveillance cameras, social issues]

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The Attainment Of Inner Satisfaction

- Ever person wants to attain self appeasement. Its the way they get it that differs. When an person wants to gain satisfaction, the actions they choose to take in order to acquire it can greatly impact others. Usually, the individual will do more harm rather than good. As an individual reaches satisfaction their actions towards associates change and frequently evolve into rash, conceited and egotistical acts. In the play Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare; the characters become egocentric as they hunger more and more for the outcome that will make them feel content....   [tags: Philosophy]

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The Self

- The Self 1. What is the self, what does it mean to be a self. 2. Is there a difference between being yourself authentically versus inauthentically. If so, what is the difference. Abraham Lincoln once said that, if he had six hours to cut down a tree, he would spend the first five hours sharpening his axe. Likewise, any investigation into the ‘self’ requires, first and foremost, a thorough and clear preparation due to the difficult nature of an investigation into a matter or idea that has somewhat remained clouded in vague conceptions....   [tags: Papers]

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Losing the self

- Man is deemed to be both a biological and a social being; and as such, man’s health is depicted scientifically and sociologically (Williams & Bendelow, 1998). This recognition of man’s health as more than a biological phenomenon has highlighted the significance of the ontological and emotional component of health and illness (Williams & Bendelow, 1998, pp. 21-22). Illness, described as the “social meaning of the biological condition [disease]” (Eisenberg, 1977 cited in Conrad & Barker, 2010), is experienced as influenced by culture and social systems (Conrad & Barker, 2010)....   [tags: Biology, The Body]

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The Self And No Self Based On Buddhism And Upanishads Hinduism

- Yamila Catapano Professor Londono Studies in Worlds Religions December 4, 2014 The Self and No-self based on Buddhism and Upanishads Hinduism Religions are constructed on much more than the sole belief of a greater power being amongst us. Along with that belief comes a set of ideals and concepts such Karma, Illusion, and Reincarnation just to name a few. Most Religions depict these concepts similarly but some concepts such as the Self and Non-Self are perceived differently or are even adaptions of previous perceptions....   [tags: Buddhism, Hinduism, Gautama Buddha]

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Realization of Inner Evil in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness

- Realization of Inner Evil in Heart of Darkness   It was said by Thomas Moser that "in order to truly be alive one must recognize the truth, the darkness, the evil and the death within" (Moser, 156). Joseph Conrad's novel, Heart of Darkness, goes very far to explain and prove this statement. During the novel the reader takes part in a spiritual and inner journey through Africa and the mind of the protagonist, Marlow. As a consequence of his newly gained knowledge and experience he is able to exhibit his understanding of life and recount his journey into Africa....   [tags: Heart Darkness essays]

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Media Depictions Of Inner City Violence

- Violent crime is an ever growing problem in America 's inner-cities. Oftentimes, we see in the media depictions of inner-city violence that could be compared to that seen in war zones such as Iraq and Afghanistan, constant shootouts plaguing city streets. In Chicago alone, a single weekend can be marked by hundreds of shootings and homicides reaching toward and up into the double digits. While the general trends in violent crime (homicides included) have been on the decline for the vast majority of the United States, some “hot spots” where violence continues to increase remain, especially in the inner-cities....   [tags: Crime, Violent crime, Criminology, Violence]

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Invisible Man Essay: Inner, Outer, and Other Direction

- Inner, Outer, and Other direction in Invisible Man Ralph Ellison wrote his novel, Invisible Man, in an attempt to open our eyes.  Ellison created his nameless character, the Invisible Man, in order to establish a medium for the message of the novel.  It is the opinion of this student that if one chooses to further examine the protagonist character, then she or he can better understand the themes behind Ellison's narrative.  As one analyzes the novel, he or she soon recognizes a number of predominant character traits that can be associated with the Invisible Man.  This student was fortunate enough to experience a lesson of that which the characteristics of inner, outer, and other direction...   [tags: Invisible Man Essays]

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Inner Happiness in Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea

- Inner Happiness in Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea              Hemingway's view of human nature was that happiness was rare and was found within a man and not in his outside circumstances or surroundings.  Hemingway illustrates this in three ways.  First, he portrays the human nature of Santiago, the main character, as being one of humility and compassion, full of strength and pride.  He is shown not as a gleefully happy man, but one who meets life with a serene, quiet resilience.  Second, Santiago's fellow villagers are shown as shallow and materialistic, with a narrow view of life compared to his.  Their focus on appearances is in sharp contrast to Santiago's focus on intrinsic va...   [tags: Old Man and the Sea Essays]

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The Effects Of Mental Health On The Inner Appearance

- Let’s be honest, exercise is not something that most college students have time for, or feel like they need to do. Although, physical activity and a slight lifestyle change can not only boost your confidence, but also increase your mood, lengthen your life, increase your energy, and improve your immune system (Styles). One of the most important skills to maintain in college is a strong and healthy mental state. Mental health and physical health go hand in hand. Although college is an extreme change, there are many ways to maintain your mental health....   [tags: Nutrition, Health, Anorexia nervosa]

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The Inner Workings Of Global Governmental Styles

- “We define politics as activity related to influencing, making, or implementing collective decisions for a political community”, where as ideologies “ is a package of interrelated ideas and beliefs about government, society, the economy, and human nature that inspire and affect political action (David Close, & Osvaldo Croci, Eric Mintz, 2015, pg 4, pg 55). The different perspectives of each ideology are imperative to the inner workings of global governmental styles. They help in solidifying and justifying certain perspectives of power and influence, while also limiting beliefs and values that are contrary to the “norm”....   [tags: Liberalism, Classical liberalism, Conservatism]

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Personal Statement On Creating Inner Motivation

- In chapter 3 of On Course, Downing talks about the importance of personally discovering self-motivation in order to reach your goals. This chapter talks about Creating Inner Motivation, Designing a Compelling Life Plan, Committing to Your Goals and Dreams, and as always the importance of believing in yourself. Creating inner motivation is important, because the ACT and Policy Center on the First Year of College has identified that lack of motivation is the number one barrier to students’ success in college....   [tags: Academic degree, Goal, Bachelor of Science]

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The Creation Of The Hood

- The Creation of the Hood The hood, short for neighborhood, of a predominantly poor, minority area is vastly different from the neighborhood of middle or upper class suburban area. Whereas one is overridden by violence, hopelessness, and a sense of confinement, the other is an exemplification of the American dream, prosperity, and opportunity. The polar differences between the two areas are not coincidental, but, rather, consequential. Beginning in the 1960’s, shortly after the end of segregation by the Brown vs....   [tags: Suburb, City, Inner city, Urban decay]

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Concept Analysis on Self Perception

- This is a concept analysis on self-perception. Self-perception is non-discriminatory in that it crosses all socio-economic, religious and ethnic backgrounds. The effects of self-perception can be and usually are life altering. Self-perception can tear at the fabric of the victim's self-confidence, self-worth and trust in their perceptions when relating to life events, eventually causing a chasm or warped view of the inner self. The reason for examining self-perception relates to how it affects the healing process and the relationships with those providing care....   [tags: Psychology]

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The Two Sides Of The Self

- The Two Sides of the “Self” Is the “self” affected by the outside world. Whitman seems to think so, but Descartes claims that we cannot trust the outside world because we are being deceived by an evil demon. Both philosopher’s obviously differ on what we can and cannot consider to be true. Descartes and Whitman had very different ideas of the self and what could affect the self. While Whitman believed that we could achieve knowledge of the self through the senses, Descartes argued that we should throw the senses to the side and only believe in what we could distinctly perceive and truly understand....   [tags: Perception, Mind, Sense, Avicenna]

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The Risks And The Benefits Of Self Disclosure

- 1. How does the literature explain and inform the reader about what might be happening in Jenny’s situation and what are the risks and the benefits of self-disclosure for Jenny. The literature explains and informs the reader that by having issues in one’s personal life can affect the ability to cope one’s performance and ambitions in the workplace. Jenny, 33, a hardworking Senior Interior Designer who works for a property development company “HiRise” is determined to receive a promotion as a Design Director....   [tags: Mental disorder, Mental illness]

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The Self as a Writing Concept

- How does one get an identity. This is one of the questions that sociologists have tried to unravel for some time now. Many argue that the self is created and nurtured by the society and cultures we interact with and is therefore capable of change and adjustments. Carrying this argument in literary works, the self as portrayed in narratives is not only dependent on the narrator but all the characters and the setting of the story. In this paper I will define the “self” in the writing concept and how this concept has been used in the book “Jordan, Mary Ellen 2005, Balanda: My Year in Arnhem Land'....   [tags: Literary Themes]

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The Self Ego : The Psychic Energy

- Based on Schultz and Schultz (2004), Jung saw psychic energy as a life energy, libido, for which he had two meanings, another one being a divided generalized life energy, and another one being a narrow energy that fuels the psyche. The psychic energy operates in three ways following the principles of opposites, equivalence, and entropy. The principle of opposites means that each aspect of the psyche has its opposite that creates energy. The principle of equivalence means that the energy, which opposite creates is shifted from one part to another to have balance....   [tags: Jungian archetypes, Carl Jung]

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Century of Self by Adam Curtis

- The documentary Century of Self Documentary written, directed and produced by Adam Curtis, goes to explore how Freud's developed theories were used by his nephew in order to manipulate the people. Edward Bernays was truly the father of public relations. He associated products with desires and got everybody hooked on consumerism. Edward Bernays was smart to investigated and applied techniques of mass-consumerism. He believed that deep down into all humans there is fear, using that tactic to control the minds of the American people....   [tags: Documentary, Edward Bernays]

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The Struggle With Identity And Self

- Striving for success in an environment where a person is a minority and surrounded by their oppressors can have a large and negative impact on one’s identity and and sense of self. The journey to become successful is not only filled with achievements and attaining goals, but also a pressure and stress to remain great and to continue carrying a certain image of accomplishment. When race, class, and gender are added to the process of becoming successful, a unique type of pressure and stress is added, as well as a specific form of privilege....   [tags: Black people, Race, White people]

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The Problem Of Self Actualizing Tendency

- Self-actualizing tendency is defined in our lecture notes as a basic hierarchy of needs, an innate drive towards personal goals. People often see this as a pyramid of needs. It is the human motive toward realizing our inner potential (Schreier, November 16, 2014). Joe Benoit is a perfect example of the self-actualizing tendency. Joe, while facing cancer multiple times, didn’t let this stop him. Mid blood transfusion Joe claimed he was going to be around awhile longer and that he was going to sing in the show....   [tags: Psychology, Trait theory, Optimism]

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Art As A Form Of Self Expression

- Art is a form of self-expression which allows us to explicate our inner-selves, imagination, and emotions through visual means. Art is crucial to every society because it provides the social, educational, and economic benefits that give the power to communicate, correlate with the rest of the world, understand history and establish cultural identities (5). Despite these critical aspects, art in today’s world is profoundly undermined. Art has proven to be vital to society, and should therefore be publicly supported by the government....   [tags: Art, The arts, Arts, Feminism]

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The Theory Of Self Image

- “Consciousness is defined as everything of which we are aware at any given time - our thoughts, feelings, sensations, and perceptions of the external environment. Physiological researchers have returned to the study of consciousness, in examining physiological rhythms, sleep, and altered states of consciousness (changes in awareness produced by sleep, meditation, hypnosis, and drugs)” (Wood, 2011, 169). There are five levels of consciousness; Conscious (sensing, perceiving, and choosing), Preconscious (memories that we can access), Unconscious ( memories that we can not access), Non-conscious ( bodily functions without sensation), and Subconscious ( “inner child,” self image formed in early...   [tags: Consciousness, Mind, Unconscious mind, Awareness]

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basic self and pseudo

- From Gilbert’s material, distinguish between basic self and pseudo (functional) self. What does it mean to grow a self. According to Roberta M. Gilbert (1992), to different degrees in different people and families, the basic self is separated from the emotional system of one’s family very early in life. Mother/child/family togetherness is where this takes place. Ideally, one would be a complete and emotionally separate self sometime before leaving one’s family of origin, at the highest levels of differentiation....   [tags: emotions, family, relationship]

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Self Mutilation in Adolescents

- SELF – MUTILATION IN ADOLESCENTS 3 Self- Mutilation in Adolescents Self –injury is the act of deliberately harming one’s body. Such as cutting or burning yourself. It is not meant as a suicide attempt. Rather self -injury is an unhealthy way to cope with emotional pain, intense anger and frustration. Because self – injury is often done on impulse, it may be considered an impulse control behavior problem. The first article reviewed discussed diagnose and treatments of adolescents who self-mutilate....   [tags: Behavioral Issues]

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Outer Identity Doesn’t Always Match Inner Perception in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night

- People are not always whom they appear to be. Whether it’s that fierce tattooed muscle man or that sweet elderly lady smiling from a few seats away, what is perceived is not always what is true. Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night portrays many a character whose identities do not align with their inner character. Olivia’s polite ladylike demeanour, Sir Toby’s guise of nobility, and Feste’s job as a fool all demonstrate how social identities don’t always align with inner character. Olivia’s public status shows her as a caring and high-class lady, a persona with a stark contrast to her inner self as a bold and tenacious woman....   [tags: appearance, view, society]

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The Effects Of Rap On Inner Cities

- Thesis Do you believe that one’s words can reflect on a certain person’s action. Today, Rap has become the most popular type of music in the US. The Rap industry is dominated by artists’ who mostly dedicate their lyrics to either violence, drugs, or sex. Through 1998 and 1999 the survey taken by the National Music Bureau, stated that 46% of the listeners of Rap are under the age of 19. While 65% of the listeners, live in run-down homes, or impoverished areas, usually being inner cities. The National Music Bureau also reported that in the 66% of the listeners of Rap who are under the age of 19, 86% of those teen-agers are black....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The Inner Struggle in Shakespeare's Hamlet

- Hamlet: The Inner Struggle On the journey through the path of life, there are encounters with many different incidents and situations where we must act accordingly.  Depending on what type of personality is possessed, there are numerous ways that we can deal with these encounters.  In the play Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, the main character is confronted with a cluster of dilemmas and is in emotional distress.  The ghost that encounters Hamlet, the monarchs’ incest, and the contemplation of murder, are the major conflicts which he must deal with one way or another.  As a result of these three issues, as well as Hamlet’s particular character, he handles these issues internally whi...   [tags: Free Hamlet Essays]

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Siddhartha's Search for Inner Peace

- Siddhartha's Conflicts  Hermann Hesse's Siddhartha tells the story of a young man who sets out in search of his true self.  Throughout the novel, Siddhartha continues to search for the true meaning of life.  He sacrifices everything, almost to the point of self-destruction, before finding what he is really looking for.  The element of conflict helps build the plot and leads to the turning point, Siddhartha's discovery.  Siddhartha faces conflicts with his peers, his religion, and himself.          Siddhartha has several conflicts between himself and his peers.  Despite Govinda's love and adoration, Siddhartha knows that he must tell his friend to move on.  Siddhartha also meets Kamala, wh...   [tags: Herman Hesse, Siddhartha Conflicts]

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Intellilgence Versus Beauty in Cyrano de Bergenac by Edmond Rostand

- Many people in the world have a set of characteristics, which they desire in a romantic partner, and these characteristics may include money, maturity, honesty, trustworthiness, beauty, and intelligence. These traits were used to help people in the 1600s find love as well. In Edmond Rostand’s play, Cyrano De Bergerac, the conflict between the desire for beauty and the coveting of intelligence takes center stage as Cyrano, the intelligent one, helps Christian, the handsome one, woo the love of their lives....   [tags: inner, creativity, characters]

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Cyrano de Bergerac a Play Written by Edmond Rostand

- Superficially judging one’s character based on appearance alone may overshadow all of an individual’s positive attributes. As a result, fear affects the decisions that one makes throughout his or her life. Within a prestigious work of tragic literature, a character is seen as the epitome of the intricacy that insecurity has as he endeavors to indirectly win his Corazon’s love. Such a theme is portrayed in Edmond Rostand’s play, Cyrano de Bergerac, which takes place in seventeenth century France, a time of valor and romanticism....   [tags: romanticism, brabery, inner strenght]

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The Disorder Of Self

- The disorder of self Everyday liven down in the burrows and sorrows of suburbia has driven this man to be driven in circles. A mad boredom and dreams of aristocracy silently sought against him in a weather of falsehood and bored imagination sought to find meaning it what’s not. Slews of meaningless words thrown around to envision ideals of a better place farther than the boundaries of outlying sidewalks and imaginary fences built around gardens keeping menacing things away. People paired up to dream twice as hard and reach twice as far as ever hoped before....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Inner Demons and Endless Tunnels: Ellen Hopkins' Impulse

- The feeling of walking down a seemingly endless tunnel of shadows is overwhelming for a vast amount of people. The tunnel is as dark as the blackest part of night, and those individuals cannot see a shining light that represents a hopeful end to their troubles. Some experience an inability to recover from hardship or stress in their lives, while others may have a lack of self-confidence or sense of purpose. These are the people who have the hardest time seeing that light at the end of the tunnel and might do just about anything to find a way out....   [tags: novels, teenage-related difficulties]

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