The Joy of Stress A little stress is not always a bad thing, in fact sometimes we thrive on a little anxiety. Anxiety can be addictive. People can become accustomed and comfortable with a little stress. The author points out that without stress life is somewhat boring and dull. When someone is not worried about something they are not motivated to do anything. It has been proven by Harvard scientists that moderate stress levels can improve one’s performance at a given task. Anxiety causes you become more imaginative and creates a heightened sense of awareness. We tend to focus on things we are nervous about. The author uses insomnia as an example of stress increasing senses and heightening awareness. Insomniacs are often very stressed and wish they could sleep, but the author points out that often times, insomniacs do some very deep thinking while awake late at night. The author mentions that although people wish they were not stressed out, they would have nothing to do with themselves if they weren’t stressed. The author did a great job at delivering the point that a little stress can be good for you. By doing this, the author successfully achieved her purpose of informing the reader on the wonders of a little anxiety. The stress is part of who you are, and without it you are not the same. The author uses scientific facts and studies to prove her point. Most people would question what is proven by science, especially mentioning Harvard scientist, since Harvard is a
Resilience is the capability to bounce back after difficult and challenging experiences. Resilience is an admirable quality to have because it helps with positive outcomes in life and makes people emotionally stronger. Resilience is shown in many different ways whether it be in your life, around the world or in a book or film.
When faced with traumatic situations it is easier to simply give up however it’s the people who fight that demonstrate resilience. I believe that Bethany…
What is Expository Writing?
EXPLAINING A CONCEPT
A VERY ROUGH OUTLINE
I. INTRO ( 1-2 Paragraphs)
ATTENTION GETTER….Really get a “WOW”
II. BODY ( 6-9 Paragraphs)
Start with one or Two NARRATIVE PARAGRAPHS. Tell the story! Of how this phenomenon started.
Define your terms .In order of importance? One Paragraph might simply explain what words mean?
(These two steps could be reversed?)
Explain How this concept ( MOOC’s) are different…
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Expository essays can be considered work that exposes something, whether this is how to complete something, information pertaining to a novel or piece of literature, or information about a specific sporting event. The essay might also describe historical events, or share information about a specific hobby. Expository essays…
Waking up at sunrise, being caged in for seven hours a day and having to repeat these steps five days a week for ten months. This is the image our generation of children have on the learning environment we call school. Many children these days fail to perceive the positive impact education will have on us. They do not realize later in life having a keen sense of knowledge, networking skills and experiences to reflect back on will help them to succeed. Making school a number one priority will give…
August 25, 2013
For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to be a teacher. I loved the idea of helping children grow as an individual and help them better their future. When my senior year of high school rolled around I met a little boy with Down syndrome and my whole career changed. I wanted to become a Special Education teacher. Helping a non-disabled child to me was rewarding, but possibly helping a learning disabled…
The Industrial Revolution in Britain in the 1800’s
The Industrial Revolution was a time period of greatly increased output of machine made goods that began in Britain during the 1800’s. It began with trying new agricultural methods and the goal was to produce more food with fewer workers, which then led to many other new inventions. Britain had all factors of production needed, like the expanding economy, bank system, overseas trade, natural resources etc… so it was them…
Honors English 10
4 March 2015
Power, to a Degree
In the play “Antigone” by Sophocles, Creon, the antagonist to Antigone his
niece, is a prideful, stubborn, and bitter king. He took the throne after watching
Antigone’s brothers fight to the death because they both wanted power over the city of
Thebes. As the ruler Creon uses his power to inflict harsh rule over the city. He thinks
that whatever he says goes, even though most of the time he does not realize that his…
Exam expository essay plan to be ‘YOUnique’
What I used to do: X
Separated body paragraphs into different examples / texts i.e.
2. Evidence from The Quiet American or Life of Galileo as it relates to the prompt.
3. External example 1
4. External example 2 (minimum of two)
This is very structured and very boring… not much in the way of ‘wow-factor’ or flow. IF I MANAGED TO GET HIGH GRADES WITH THIS STRUCUTE, I CAN CERTAINLY GAIN MORE MARKS BY PUTTING MY OWN INDIVIDUAL…
Escaping from the identity created for us by others is not easy
Most people live their lives as other people,
Their dreams are false and their happiness and identities
Are forged by others. They lead their lives as a quotation
Few things in this world can be called permanent. This includes the identities we inherit from our parents and the genes of our ancestors that we carry the second we are born. We can either be male or female, we cannot chose, our skin color can vary from one shade to another…
September 9, 2014
Self Definition Essay
A good and diverting person is someone who's compassionate, who has morals, and integrity. I love meeting new people that are like me and like to enjoy life. Jocelyn can be described as a courteous, athletic and adventurous person.
To be courteous and refined makes an individual a better person. Courtesy plays an important role in our daily life. People nowadays don’t really care about it especially…