Monday, 20 July 2015
Stress refers to any stimulus that either raises your excitement or anxiety level beyond what you regard as above your usual or personal capability Akinade(2007).It also refers to an individual’s state of physical and physiological imbalance leading to his or her social maladjustment, poor work performance and even ill health .Stress can be identified as one of the major factors inhibiting creative performance.
Saturday, 11 July 2015
Counselling enables you to :
1. Understand who you are as an individual.
2. Become aware of your personal characteristics:values,abilities,intrest,talents,aptitudes,strength and weaknesses.
3. Understand the unique features of the school environment e.g competitiveness ,patriotism and reward system
4. Understand the world around you and the people with whom you interact; your lecturers and course mates.
5. Adjust to your environment.
6. Develop the ability to set realistic goals for yourself.
7. Realise your potentials in obtaining these goals.
Brief summary of the above topic by David Keirsey and Marilyn Bates in their book titled; Please Understand Me: Character and Temperament Types.
MARK –COLUMBUS Orgu
If I do not want what you want, please try not to tell me that my want is wrong or if I believe other than you, at least pause before you correct my view or if my emotion is less than yours, or more, given the same circumstances, try not to ask me to feel more strongly or weakly. Or yet if I act, or fail to act, in the manner of your design for action, let me be.
A Pacesetter is
⦁ A Leader
⦁ A Pioneer
⦁ A Pacemaker
⦁ A Pacer
⦁ A forerunner
In essence, he or she is one who sets the pace for others to follow. He is a model for others to copy.
QUALITIES OF A PACESETTER
⦁ Determination/ focus on the Goal
⦁ Self-Knowledge which comes from self-evaluation and self-discovery
⦁ Finding solutions to problems; not waiting for solutions to be given to him or her
⦁ Time Management; being time conscious in everything he or she does.
⦁ Have a Vision and a mission
⦁ Allow few Distractions
⦁ Making challenges and failures stepping stone to success.
Tuesday, 7 July 2015
Every individual is unique and special in terms of appearance, skills, abilities, talents, intelligence, strengths and weaknesses. It is important and necessary as an open distance learner to identify your positive qualities, special skills and personal strengths, so that you will be able to apply them in achieving success in your learning.
Self-concept is the judgment we make about our worth and the feelings associated with these judgment. Self-concept is about teaching yourself to love and see the good in yourself. Accept yourself and say great things you identify as your strength.