now I’m worried I can’t tell apart the employees from the patients
One of the girls in class today seriously defended hip hop as a contributor to school shootings.
Self-esteem: the belief in your self-worth and self-value
Self-efficacy: the belief in your capacity to perform
Self-confidence: the belief in your probability to succeed
Self-concept: the organized structure of knowledge about your self
Self actualization: the process of understanding your self
Bettelheim discussed the emotional and symbolic importance of fairy tales for children, including traditional tales at one time considered too dark, such as those collected and published by the Brothers Grimm. Bettelheim suggested that traditional fairy tales, with the darkness of abandonment, death, witches, and injuries, allowed children to grapple with their fears in remote, symbolic terms. If they could read and interpret these fairy tales in their own way, he believed, they would get a greater sense of meaning and purpose. Bettelheim thought that by engaging with these socially-evolved stories, children would go through emotional growth that would better prepare them for their own futures.
Boys are overrepresented in clinical samples. Boys don’t have more problems, everyone ignores the girls. Girls are experiencing psychopathological symptoms but we internalize more. Remember being 14 and sad, remember locking yourself in your room, remember how healing lying on your bed and listening to music is? We don’t bother people and we aren’t referred for therapy. Girls do not have less problems, we just don’t look out for their problems.
I can’t tell you.
One of my bosses just started called me Erin and I can’t tell if I’m Larry Gingrich now or if this is some sort of April Fools thing.