Seniors who are planning to graduate in May: If you haven't done so already, this is a great time to check your senior checklist. If you have any outstanding requirements, its important to schedule them in your winter or spring semester.
Majors: The COMM-IN office is operated by students who help Communication Department majors figure out their course selections. Volunteers can treat work in COMM-IN as a course over several semesters. Federal work study students can be paid as well. If you are interested in this opportunity, talk with Dr. Beatty.
Index card assignment due today: What is the meaning of life? (your view; the meaning of life for you) Other ways of looking at the question: Why are we here? Why are you here? What do you value that can act as an organizing principle in your life? What should we be doing that justifies our being here?
And there is risk in self-disclosure, even to a diary.
disclosing concerns to people who depend on us may be more problematic for them than it is to us
not disclosing early can be just as problematic
people we don't know as well can often bring a fresh perspective
but may be harder to trust with the risk of disclosure
there are imbalances to watch out for
the norm of reciprocity
too little reciprocity
men and women run into a common problem here
women often find intimacy in talk
men often look for it in shared activities
this can lead to reciprocity imbalances
differing coping experience, capacity, and skill
professionals can help here
provide a sense of belonging
sharing of similar experiences and emotions
seeing other people successfully work through and get control of issues is inspiring
meaning is both personal and social, and support groups can help us to find personal meaning through an experience of social meaning
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