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The Effects of Self Efficacy

Throughout our lives, we are measured by the people and circumstances around us. However, the most important measurement is our own. How we view and feel about ourselves impacts our level of life satisfaction. Much of our world is measured, intrinsically, by our self-efficacy.

Briefly elaborate on these few statements, is there any truth to them?

1). When one feels a sense of accomplishment in what they are doing, their self-efficacy grows. I think it is important that when we set goals that we are realistic so that it does not make ones self-efficacy decline. When one fails at a task or goal, it can diminish how one feels and later acts when trying to complete a task or goal again. Improving other self-efficacy can be done by using the proper words.

2). Instead of telling a person that they succeeded, one should point out at how hard they tried to succeed. Praise is a very good way to improve oneĆ¢??s self-efficacy and self-esteem. However, the way one words it depends on what sense of self is changing.

3). Is it possible to think a person tends to be harder on their self than others are thinking of that person? Is this just in the mind of the individual and others are not really focus on what that person is thinking about themselves?

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I believe that it is true that one self-confidence and self efficacy grows upon the achievement of a given task, and it also true that setting realistic goals will decrease the chances that individuals will fail to achieve a given objective and suffer a decline in self efficacy. Achievement is one ...