The Assessment Of An Individual 's Mental And Physical Health

1230 Words Jun 18th, 2016 5 Pages
What does it take to have optimal human functioning in your life, have positive emotions can be very beneficial to an individual’s mental and physical health? Society accepts people who view things in a positive way versus those who view things in a negative way (Fredrickson, 1998). Courage, wisdom and knowledge can help individuals to lead a more productive and happy life.

Journal Activity Summary

1.1 PERMA Assessment:
The PERMA assessment is an assessment that is a 23 questionnaire that is evaluating your elements of well-being, like emotions, engagement, relationships, meaning and achievement. While taking this assessment I really didn’t know what to expect, when the questions started asking about my health, this is where I became a bit uncomfortable as I had to have emergency surgery about 2 months ago, and it made me have a different outlook on my health, so when answering those questions, my score came out to be a 2.67. My lowest score was in the relationships area which did not come as a surprise to me, because I feel that I am struggling with that aspect of my life right now, my score was a 1. This did open my eyes to just how unhappy I am and that I need to make some changes. My highest score of 9 came under accomplishments, this did not come as a surprise to me at all due to the fact that I am an overachiever and whatever I set my mind to do I do 100% and don’t look back. I feel that my self-worth is attached to my accomplishments in life (PERMA, n.d).…

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