Representation, Perception and Happiness
In contemporary times, expression of individuality has risen in prominence. People are concerned about their roles in the society and the relevance of these roles to functioning of their societies. In other words, people want to feel important and appreciated. The role of perception on position affects personal wellbeing and relationships between a person and the people around them. Personal imagery is affected by the images displayed in the media and popular culture. For example, the feeling of importance in a person is derived by the perception of the relative importance of their role in the society. Categorization of roles and imagery of people playing particular in the society needs to be revisited because it affects expression of individuality and it affects the mental wellbeing of members of the society.
Perception is a very important trait in human beings. How a person perceives a scenario affects the attitudes towards the scenario and thus the mental and physical wellbeing of the person (Green 73). Therefore, social, economic, political and educational images are important because they affect a person's perception of self and the satisfaction derived from their lives. Therefore, it is important for the society to consider intrinsic human elements in labeling of success and failure.
[...] While it is not health to stay in a bad relationship, the personal perception of happiness plays a key role in decisions. Some of the images of happiness created by popular culture include a thriving social life where a person is supported by the all the surrounding people and a thriving career. Therefore, personal happiness is dependent on other people and work. These images of happiness vary with gender and age (Graham & Pettinato 59). The popular portray of happiness effects a person in many ways. [...]
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[...] In addition, failed social entities such as marriages are often connected to the hard work requirements of people working at the top of their careers. The effect of the portrayal in an increased tendency for people to justify inaction or lack of ambition with their social values and identity. However, these views are misleading. The nature of personal life is entirely dependent on a person. Therefore, it is possible to have a lowly job with minimal commitments and have a dysfunctional social life (Green 109). The presence of the conception is often misleading. This is especially true of the lower classes of the society. [...]
[...] These recommendations are unrealistic and subject to further social stratification. However, perception of relevance and importance based on human relations has the ability to go a long way in facilitating fulfilling lives, even on limited resources (Bowdon 275). Education has an important role to play in reducing the negative attitudes created by perception from images of ideal lives created by the society. It is important for all to realize the role having an image of an ideal situation and working to realize the situation. [...]
[...] The implication is that their income is barely enough for survival. Therefore, these people have no time for quests in to their identities. The implication is that the emphasis of realization of potential to the general population is counterproductive The increased emphasis on motivation is a result of the relationship between high levels of performance and intrinsic motivators such as the opportunity to advance. However, there are ethical issues in promising provision of opportunities to advance to reward good performance; the vacancies are limited by few requirements for top positions (Bowdon 197). [...]
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