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Title: Chapter 22 A Closer Look at You!


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Chapter 22 A Closer Look at You!
  • Section I

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WORDS FOR THOUGHT
  • If you can learn to focus on what you have, you
    will always see that the universe is abundant
    you will have more. If you concentrate on what
    you dont have, you will never have enough.
    (Oprah Winfrey)

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Too many people overvalue what they are not
and undervalue what they are.
  • ROOTS OF PERSONALITY
  • Where does your personality come from?
  • Heredity
  • Environment
  • Can a person change his/her personality?
  • People have the ability to mold their
    personalities, to
  • change them to some degree, and to become more
    the
  • individuals they want to be.

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ELEMENTS OF PERSONALITY
  • There are three elements to our personality
  • EMOTIONAL
  • SOCIAL
  • INTELLECTUAL

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A. Emotional
  • Fear, surprise, sadness, disgust, anger,
    anticipation, joy and acceptance.
  • Emotions are often the most obvious elements of
    your personality. They strongly affect how others
    see you. They are easily seen but often
    misinterpreted. Example Someone with a fearful
    nature may be thought of as arrogant until known
    better. First impressions are often deceiving.

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How to control emotions
  • 1.Identify the emotion that is causing the
    problem try to pinpoint what you are feeling.
  • 2. Identify the cause of the emotion (person,
    event, job)
  • 3. List what you can do to manage the emotion.
  • 4. Take the necessary steps
  • 5. Evaluate the outcome

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B. SOCIAL TRAITS
  • How you relate to others.
  • Introvert Someone who gets their energy from
    within
  • Tend to prefer activities that allow them to
    concentrate on what might be called the inner
    lifereading, listening to music, sketching, solo
    hobbies, etc. Appreciation for time spent alone.
  • Extrovert Someone who gets their energy from
    others
  • Prefer the company of people to that of being
    alone.. Enjoy team sports, performing for an
    audience, taking part in discussions.

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Most mental health experts agree that a balance
of introverted and extroverted qualities is
desirable.
  • Full social development means being able to enjoy
    time spent with others and time spent in quiet
    reflection.

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C. INTELLECTUAL TRAITS
  • Mind mental abilities logic deduction, common
    sense, critical thinking skills, evaluating
    arguments, recognizing bias.
  • Imagination Creative thinking
  • Intellectual traits are in continuous use
  • How can you improve your intellectual traits?
  • Education
  • Life-long learning
  • Experiences

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Learning Experiences
  • Any new situation can be a learning experience!
  • What can a person learn from these particular
  • experiences?
  • Buying a car.
  • Relationship break-up
  • Having a credit card.
  • Going to a play or an opera

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BUILDING CHARACTER
  • GENEROSITY A quality that counts
  • Generosity means giving your time, talents and
    other resources without expecting something in
    return. Being generous is part of the social
    aspect of your personality.
  • A teen known for generosity might?????

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Questions
  1. Must a person have many resources to be generous?
  2. Is generosity contagious?
  3. Is generosity more or less admirable if the
    person receives public recognition for giving?
  4. Journal How have you shown generosity?
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