ch10& 11quiz

  1. A Life of Work and Recreation************************
    • Work
    • Your Career - day u start working and end. everything u do/ every job ull ever have
    • -An occupation - field
    • -Your job - position u hold for the moment
    • Recreation- what u do for urself
  2. Choosing an Occupation or Career
    • Higher Education
    • -Why did you choose to go to college?
    • -Is is satisfying and meaningful for you?
    • College= personal growth + pursuit of knowledge
    • Attitudes and behaviors as a student will show up in your work ethic
  3. Factors in Choosing a Career?“What are you going to be when you grow up?”
    • Don’t choose before you are ready!
    • Motivation and Achievement
    • Attitudes
    • Abilities and Aptitudes
    • Interests
    • Values
    • Self-Concept
    • =Helpful Steps to Consider
    • Focus on yourself
    • Generate alternative solutions
    • =Gather and assess information about alternatives
    • Weigh and prioritize your alternatives
    • Choose and make a plan
    • Enact your decision
    • Listen to feedback
  4. Personality Types and Career Choice
    • Values and characteristics
    • John Holland -believes the choice of an occupation should
    • reflect the person’s motivation, knowledge, personality, and ability.
    • 6 worker personality types
    • What types of jobs are attractive to you?
    • What do you want to avoid?

    • hollands hexagon*********
    • Know names:::::::::
    • Conventional realistic
    • Enterprising investigatetive
    • Social artistic
  5. Choices at Work
    • Dynamics of discontent
    • Self-esteem and work
    • (((Have a sense of worth for yourself outside of performance ))))
    • Creating meaning in your work
    • Do you feel energized?
    • Shifting attitudes about work
  6. Midlife Career Change
    • Return to college or re-enter the job market
    • Life changes
    • Need for new challenges
    • -Stress due to financial security
  7. Retirement
    • Must maintain meaningful activities!
    • Loss
    • -Power & purpose
    • Schlossberg’s 5 paths *************************
    • -Continuers - keep on move on into dfferent things
    • -Adventurers - take on life and go
    • -Searchers - searching for meaning
    • -Easy Gliders - go with the follow
    • -Retreaters - give up

    • Finding a Place for Recreation
    • Let go and be spontaneous
    • “Go with the flow”
    • Leisure
    • -our free time taken for ourselves- outside of work
    • Major challenge: balancing work, family, and leisurely recreation
  8. loneliness vs Solitude
    • The difference between being lonely and being alone.
    • Loneliness- generally triggered by certain life events.
    • -death, breakups, relocation
    • Solitude is time to…
    • - be with ourselves
    • - discover who we are
    • - renew ourselves
    • We need time alone as much as we need human connection
    • -Need to process our experiences
    • -Relaxation from all the world’s input
  9. The Experience of Loneliness
    • Weiten, Dunn, and Hammer—Literal *******************************know the 2 that come with it
    • Transient Loneliness: brief feelings of loneliness that occur due to an expected or unexpected life-changing event.
    • Chronic Loneliness: occurs when people are unable to establish meaningful interpersonal relationships over a long period of time.
    • Yalom—Spiritual ****************************************
    • Everyday Loneliness: involves the pain of being isolated from other people.
    • -associated with a fear of intimacy
    • -feelings of shame
    • -fear of being unlovable
    • - rejection
    • Existential Loneliness: the profound sense that there is an unbridgeable gap that separates us from others.
  10. shyness
    • The expression of discomfort, anxiety, inhibition, and excessive caution in interpersonal relationships.
    • -experiences of upset stomach blushing, and racing pulse

    Exists on a continuum– can be expressed many different ways depending on context

    • Shyness becomes problematic when
    • -Interferes with your life goals
    • -Evolves into a social anxiety disorder
    • -Leads to “learned pessimism”.
  11. Loneliness Throughout Life
    • -Another inevitable challenge in life
    • -In childhood – Reliving childhood experiences of loneliness can help us come to grips with our present fears about being alone or lonely.
    • -In adolescence – more likely to experience loneliness than others
    • -In young adulthood _ we experiment with ways of being, and we establish
    • lifestyles that may remain with us for many years.
    • -In middle age -can result in new feelings of loneliness./ relate events
    • -In the later years- As we age, we may lose some of our vitality and sense of power or attractiveness.
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