Need help with my Psychology question – I’m studying for my class.

So generally the most important part of the assignment is the reflective journal entry (the last part) which needs to be at least 300 words. The other activities in the assignment are just small questions to answer that can be between 50-100 words each as long as the question in general is answered (200-250 words all together, excluding the reflective journal part).

ACTIVITY 1: – Letter of Appreciation

In a recent study, researchers found that those who wrote thank you letters and delivered them reported an significantly improved well being. First view Jon Kabat-Zinn discuss gratitude and mindfulness.

Then, think of someone with whom you have shared happy moments or someone who has supported you and been there for you. Write them a thank you letter and deliver it to them. In your letter, be sure to describe why you are grateful to have them in your life and explain how their presence has given you growth and happiness

ACTIVITY 2: Oprah & Leadership

Watch: Oprah Winfrey’s Uplifting Speech during a leadership conference.

https://youtu.be/wUPKMiIeGhA

Discuss your thoughts about Ms. Winfrey’s speech by pulling out two salient points. Do you agree or disagree? What elements of her speech could you deploy in your own life?

ACTIVITY 3: Self-reflection journal

Weekly typed reflection journals should reflect on course experience and practice of mindfulness, must be at least 300 words for each entry, and should include images, web links and resources utilized over the course of the week to promote reflection or thought.

Submit your responses to Activities 1 & 2,and your reflective journal for the week.

ASSIGNMENT REQUIREMENTS

Does not engage with topic, failing to recognize any relevant perspective; written entirely off-topic. Assignment does not meet requirements or was not submitted.

0points

Shows minimal engagement with the topic, failing to recognize multiple dimensions/ perspectives; lacking even basic observations. Assignment lacks focus and/or a observable understanding. Some assignment requirements have been met.

12points

Shows some engagement with the topic without elaboration; offers basic observations but rarely original insight. Some intelligible ideas, but overall understanding is weak, unclear, or too broad. Most assignment requirements have been met.

15points

Demonstrates engagement with the topic, recognizing multiple dimensions and/or perspectives; offers some insight. Represents adequate understanding of the assigned topic; minimal irrelevant material. All assignment requirements have been met.

17points

Demonstrates exceptional engagement with the topic, recognizing multiple dimensions and/or perspectives with elaboration and depth; offers exceptional insight beyond the assignment requirement. Represents full understanding of the assignment; every word counts. All assignment requirements have been met.

20points

ORGANIZATION & FORMAT

Assignment does not adhere to appropriate formatting. The work is fully unorganized or written in stream of consciousness. No discernible introduction or conclusion or assignment was not submitted.

0points

Assignment does not adhere to appropriate formatting. Organization is missing both overall and within sentences/paragraphs. Introduction and conclusion may be lacking or illogical.

12points

Assignment has fewer than 5 formatting errors. Organization, overall and/or within paragraphs, is formulaic or occasionally lacking in coherence; few evident transitions. Introduction and/or conclusion may lack logic.

15points

Assignment has fewer than 3 formatting errors. Few organizational problems on any of the 3 levels (overall, paragraph, transitions). Assignment includes introduction and conclusion are effectively written and related to the whole.

17points

Assignment is perfectly formatted. Organization is exceptionally logical and exceeds the assignment prompt expectations; paragraphs/sentences are well-developed and appropriately divided; ideas linked with smooth and effective transitions.

20points

CONTENT DEVELOPMENT

Does not use appropriate content or does not develop any ideas within the assignment or assignment was not submitted.

0points

Uses appropriate and relevant content to develop simple ideas in some parts of the assignment.

12points

Uses appropriate and relevant content to develop and explore ideas throughout most of the assignment.

15points

Uses appropriate, relevant and compelling content to explore ideas within the context of the topic, and shaping the assignment in its entirety.

17points

Uses exceptional, accurate, relevant, and compelling content to illustrate mastery of the subject, adequately conveying understanding, and shaping the assignment in its entirety.

20points

APA FORMATTING AND DOCUMENTATION

Does not cite any sources at all with no obvious sourcing within the document or assignment was not submitted.

0points

Does not cite sources. Fewer than 3 sources and none are peer-reviewed journal articles or scholarly books. Not all web sites utilized are credible, and/or sources are not current.

12points

Cites some data obtained from other sources. Citation style is either inconsistent or incorrect. Fewer than 3 sources, or fewer than 2 of 3 are peer-reviewed journal articles or scholarly books. All web sites utilized are credible.

15points

Cites most data obtained from other sources. APA citation style is used in both text and reference page. Contains 3 current sources, of which at least 2 are peer reviewed journal articles or scholarly books. All web sites utilized are authoritative.

17points

Cites all data obtained from other sources. APA citation style is perfectly used in both text and reference page. More than 5 current sources, of which all are peer-review journal articles or scholarly books. Sources include both general background sources and specialized sources. Special interest sources and popular literature are acknowledged as such if they are cited. All web sites utilized are authoritative.

20points

MECHANICS, SPELLING & GRAMMAR

Uses language that sometimes impedes meaning because of errors in usage or assignment was not submitted.

0points

Uses language that sometimes impedes meaning because of errors in usage.

12points

Uses language that generally conveys meaning to readers with clarity, although writing may include some spelling and grammar errors.

15points

Uses straightforward language that generally conveys meaning to readers. The language in the paper has few spelling and grammar errors.

17points

Uses graceful language that exceptionally communicates meaning to readers with clarity and fluency, and is virtually free of spelling and grammar errors.

20points