Death Scenario

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DEATH SCENARIO PSY225 – POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY ALISHA FRANK MAY 4, 2015 For this paper I was asked to read a death scenario provided and to explain the way I felt whilst reading and immediately following. The scenario was that of a being trapped in a burning building. I was told to imagine that I was visiting a friend on the twentieth floor of an apartment building. While sleeping I was awoken in the middle of the night to the sounds of frantic screams and the intense smell of smoke. The first thing the scenario describes is that you run to the door and immediately burn yourself on the door knob, you then grab a blanket and manage to open the door only to find that flames and smoke come pouring in. The only window in the room is…show more content…
I would also think about my children and I would sob thinking of all of the things I would miss out on being a part of as the grew but I would also be happy in knowing that I have raised three amazing boys who show me every day what life is all about. I believe that up to this point I have lived my life above zero and I am so thankful for that and for all of the experiences that I have had, good and bad. It is those experiences that have made me the person that I am and it is in the darkest of times that I have gained a deeper appreciation for the beauty of the world around me. I am happy. Life is not about the things you acquire and the money you make, it is about connections and love. I believe that I was brought into this world to show compassion and love to the people around me and I believe I do that to the best of my ability every day that I am alive. Our time on earth is precious and no person knows where we go when we leave here and in reading this scenario I realize even more that I am presently on the right track. I want to leave behind a legacy of love in the eyes of my family and friends and I am always striving to do so. I aim to be the type of person who can “embrace their potential and become aware of their ability to transcend their limits.” (Cozzolino et
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