Test Review #2

Review for Test #2

Test on Chapter 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Chapter 7 - Mindfulness

  1. What is mindfulness? What does it mean to live mindfully? What would be considered a useful way to practice being more mindful?

  2. What is mindfulness self-efficacy?

  3. What is reality and unreality? How are they defined?

  4. What is inner mindfulness meditation? Are there any stress in the present moment?

  5. What is the ancient contemplative tradition called Vipassana?

  6. What are the 5 qualities of mindfulness?

Chapter 8- Managing Emotions

  1. Describe guilt, fear, and anger.

  2. How much time do Chronic worriers spend worrying? (FYI-Sources of Worry)

  3. Describe worry -what is it & how to be free from it? What's the most effective way to be free from worry and guilt?

  4. What is the real and only reason we get angry? 

  5.  What are the physiological & psychological effects of these emotions- fear, anger, and worry?

Chapter 9- The Importance of Values

  1. What are the steps involved in values acquisition?
  2. What is cognitive dissonance?
  3. Where do personal values originated from? Is it static or fixed?
  4. What is dharma?
  5.  What are terminal & instrumental values? Based on what, do we make our choices every day?
  6. What is inner peace? 
  7.  What is the Niagara syndrome?

Chapter 10-Spirituality

  1. What are some of the qualities of spiritual health? 

  2. How does regular participation in religious activities & practices benefit you?

  3. What is the difference between religiosity and spirituality?  Faith?

  4. According to Gallup polls, what is the percentage of Americans who believe in God?

  5. What is Altruism?  How does it benefit the giver?

  6. What did Dr. Larry Dossey found in his studies on prayer? What effect does it have on people?

  7. What is connectedness and forgiveness? How does forgiveness benefit you?

  8. Studies have shown the connection between regular prayers, reading religious literature, attending church, etc. to have what type of benefit on people?

  9. What are the nocebo and placebo effect?

  10. What is Viktor Frankl’s belief on suffering & the meaning of life?

Chapter 11-Time & Life Management

  1. When polling people around the country, what was listed as their top priority and compare to how people actually spend their time?

  2. What was the percentage of time use for studying with college students? What's the average number of hours college students use to watch TV every day? (Research Highlight)

  3. What is the Pareto’s law- 80:20 rule?

  4. Which culture is based on monochromic and polychromic time? (Culture Connection)

  5. What are the qualities of Serendipity?

  6. What is the ABC123 prioritized planning system? Who introduced it?

  7. What is Stephen Covey’s quadrant planning system? Why is quadrant 2 so important or significant?

  8. What is the Life Balance approach?

Chapter 12-Money Matters

  1. What is the ABC in money management?

  2. Understand all the tips for managing credit cards for students

  3. What is the Latte Factor? Doodads?

  4. What are some useful strategies for saving?

  5. What percentage of American families are in debt?

  6. What is reference anxiety?

  7. What is affluenza?

  8. According to the financial guru, Dave Ramsey, what is the most important financial concept?

  9. According to a USA Today poll, what are the three most valuable steps people can take to improve their financial lives?

  10. According to Dr. Edward Diener, a psychologist at the University of Illinois, what’s the relationship between money and happiness?

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