Psy201 Essay

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PSY 202 Week 1 Discussion 1 Humans have a tendency to create relationships and be part of groups. Groups can influence individual behaviors, values, and goals. Experiences within these groups, along with our individual experiences, prepare us for decision making and learning. Identify and describe at least three (3) groups that you are or have been in association with and how these experiences have helped you develop as an adult. How will your life experiences prove to be beneficial as you begin your degree program? (Group memberships can include but are not limited to clubs, athletic organizations, religious organizations, schools, family, cultures, and ethnicity.) As we know, not all of our life experiences are positive. How can you overcome the negative influences in your life and focus on the positive ones to achieve success in your current stage of life? Note: It may be helpful to create a heading for each of the items and then complete the information under each heading. This helps the reader quickly identify your responses and helps you know that you covered all of the requirements for this post. EXAMPLE 1. Three groups.... (1) Church For me personally church as always been a way to relieve stress. Church helps me remain calm and think postive. Growing up my parents did not go to church often and I wish we would have have because I have learned a lot about life by going as an adult with my own children.(2) Employement (co-workers) Although probably not considered a group it should be. As an adult I have learned a lot of skills at work. I learned to communicate more effectively, listen, organize projects, time management, and to become a better friend.(3) Family. Family had always been important to me, not so much as a child but as an adult. I have a real closeness with my parents now that I didnt have when I was younger. I am

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