Essay

For the Unit 2 Complete assignment, write a narrative essay (minimum of 1000 words) which addresses the questions and statements below.  When finished, the essay should demonstrate a thorough understanding of the READ and ATTEND sections.  A minimum of three scholarly sources are required, and all sources should be cited and referenced in APA format.

•    Identify two thinking error patterns or irrational thoughts that can contribute to stress-related problems. Explain how to change that way of thinking to a more effective and rational way of thinking.
•    Explain what mindfulness means and how it relates to the prevention of stress.
•    Define cognitive dissonance and three steps that you can take to reduce it.
•    Discuss the differences between the qualities that men look for versus the qualities that women seek when choosing a life partner.