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Causal Rewrite- Ugandanknuckles

SHMHBS If I told you that whenever you were sad or felt bad about yourself, you could just sit down and chant some magic words to be happy, would you believe me? There are people who actually think you can … Continue reading

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Bibliography- Ugandanknuckles

(In order of how I found them, not alphabetical) 1. Bard, E. (2015, August 04). Why Affirmations Don’t Work (& What You Can Do Instead). Retrieved January, 2018, from http://ellenbard.com/why-affirmations-dont-work/ Background: This article talks about how Self-help mantras aren’t as helpful as … Continue reading

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Research- Ugandanknuckles

When we think of ways to improve our self-esteem, most people suggest a change of diet, getting a gym membership, or joining a club. Mantras are often dismissed as a fad and are chalked up as just another weird scheme … Continue reading

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Self-Reflective Statement- Ugandanknuckles

Core Value I. My work demonstrates that I used a variety of social and interactive practices that involve recursive stages of exploration, discovery, conceptualization, and development. Throughout the semester, we wrote and revised different argument essays. The first draft of my … Continue reading

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Grammar Exercise- Ugandanknuckles

If a primary caretaker has a negative attitude towards his or her child, it increases the risk that the child will grow up hostile towards others. And it’s not just aggression towards others that results from child abuse; a large … Continue reading

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Rebuttal Rewrite- Ugandanknuckles

To many, the biggest issue with mantras is that they are ineffective and limited only to the chosen few who devote their lives to it. A study done by The University of Waterloo and The University of New Brunswick is … Continue reading

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Definition Argument-Rewrite

What is a mantra, and how does it apply to self-help? Mantras are a self-help tool promoted by the personal-enrichment community that promises to help practitioners to improve their attitude and mood towards their everyday lives. Celebrities dominant in the … Continue reading

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