In class and in the Wiseman text, a process of seeking to derive benefits from stressful events was described. For this assignment, think of a stressful, annoying, or unpleasant event that has happened since the beginning of the semester.
1. Briefly describe the event (2 points).
2. How did this event help you to grow stronger or become more aware of personal strengths that you didn’t realize you had? (3 points).
3. How did this event help you to Identify any of your own shortcomings that may stand in the way of your happiness? (3 points)
4. Do you feel any differently about the event after doing this exercise? What do you think about this technique of benefit-finding? (You don’t have to agree with it!) (2 points)