Unit 7 Assignmen Cg Essay

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Unit 7 Assignment

Chiquita Gorham CM206: Interpersonal Communications Kaplan University January 10, 2014

Identify three quotes from the dialogue that show how Bryce progressed in ethically identifying his emotions.

Three quotes from the dialogue that show how Bryce progressed in ethically identifying his emotions would be when Todd asked him if he had stopped looking for work. His response was “After a year of applying, interviewing, jumping through all the hoops, I finally realized nothing I did mattered. I just couldn’t take another rejection. The bottom line is, no one wants me”. The second quote would be Bryce’s response to Todd’s question on how he
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Two examples of irrational beliefs that Bryce holds would be that he doesn’t feel much of anything and that he can’t do anything about his wife and children leaving and being behind on the mortgage. These irrational beliefs, or fallacies, hinder our ability to manage and express emotions effectively (Wood, 2010). Which is causing Bryce not too be able to express his emotions in the proper manner.

Explain, using concepts from the text, how Bryce could use surface acting and deep acting to better align his emotions and behavior with the needs of his job search.
Surface Acting involves controlling the outward expression of emotions rather than controlling feelings (Wood, 2010). I believe that surface acting would better align Bryce’s emotions and behavior with the needs of his job search because it would allow him not show his discouragement even if he is disappointed he is not getting the jobs that he is applying for. Deep Acting involves learning what you should and should not feel and requires changing how we perceive and label events and phenomena (Wood, 2010). Bryce could use deep acting to control how he feels when a job isn’t offered to him. He can teach his self that that maybe that particular job wasn’t for him and that may be better ones out there if he continues to search.

Based on the textbook’s guidelines for communicating emotions effectively (p.182–187), identify and explain at least three ethical strategies Bryce could use to improve his interpersonal

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