Reflection Of Human Development

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Children go through stages of growth and development that are beneficial in adulthood, “human development is a lifelong process of physical, behavioral, cognitive, and emotional growth and change (Advocates for Youth, 2008). Through these different stages we learn things about ourself and we begin to establish a sense of who we are and what we are set to do. It 's understandable that when reaching certain stages we don 't comprehend if what we are doing is normal or correct, but it 's ok because as humans we don 't ponder too much on our actions we simply see them as human traits, although all our actions have intentions. Many times we don 't acknowledge these things because we don 't have the broad understanding about psychological theories …show more content…
I began to socialize with people who were in my same major, I was able to talk about topics relating to psychology and show them my knowledge about certain concepts, which was great. I remember being involved in a study group one quarter we were a mixture of second, third, and fourth year students and I found myself in a dilemma. I was in the process of learning new psychological concepts but being in my second year I seemed to be a little behind my peers. I enjoyed engaging in conversations were I contributed what I did know which made me feel accepted, but I was also showing them someone I was not when I was would agree to to their ideas that I was not familiar with yet. Considering that I was still getting myself situated in my education while trying to find friends with whom I can create the college experience, having to agree with statements that seemed unfamiliar to me made me feel uneasy because I was showing them I did not have knowledge. After our first exam was my peers did not contact me to partake in a next study session, which made me feel incapable, and made me question my career path. So I let go of the idea o creating …show more content…
Positive psychology is involving yourself in “positive experiences and positive individual traits” (Duckworth, Steen & Seligman, 2004), this helps you cope with any negativity that might be surrounding you. Going out for a walk even if only for an hour was helpful in regaining my concentration to continue studying. Not only can walks be beneficial but other good things that you enjoy doing can be part of positive psychology like yoga, exercise, writing poems, singing, or dancing any things that liberates your mind for a

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