Positive Psychology – Homeless Rashema Melson’s Success Discussion

Stuck with a difficult assignment? No time to get your paper done? Feeling confused? If you’re looking for reliable and timely help for assignments, you’ve come to the right place. We promise 100% original, plagiarism-free papers custom-written for you. Yes, we write every assignment from scratch and it’s solely custom-made for you.

Order a Similar Paper Order a Different Paper


Please respond in 300 words minimum and Use 3 positive psychology concepts.

What beliefs, thoughts, and attitudes appear to have contributed to Rashema Melson’s success?

Discuss how she appears to view her situation? What beliefs did she have about being homeless and her ability to cope with her homeless situation and still hold to her academic goals—and her ultimate achievement of the first step toward her ultimate dream? What thoughts, beliefs, and attitudes were instrumental in her success? What setbacks/difficulties might you anticipate she might face as you begins her studies at Georgetown and what cognitions (thoughts, believes, attributions, etc) might affect her successfully completing her studies at Georgetown? (those that might lead to success and those that might hinder her in achieving her goal of graduating from college?

How do the concepts presented this week illuminate her experience–and how does her experience illuminate the concepts?


The following terms might well be useful in your post: mindfulness, hope, optimism (as Seligman explains the term, attributional style, and self-efficacy–and any others you think are relevant as well. It is important to use the terms as commonly defined by psychologists, which is not always exactly as they are used by the general public. Try to focus on how Ms. Rashema thought about her situation–or might have thought about it (you can use your imagination here, if you wish).

Listen or read two or more of the links below. They contain information about a homeless teen in Washington DC who managed to graduate from High School as Valedictorian of her class and who receives a full scholarship to Georgetown. (You are welcome to look at more news reports of her situation, if you wish.)





We’ve proficient writers who can handle both short and long papers, be they academic or non-academic papers, on topics ranging from soup to nuts (both literally and as the saying goes, if you know what we mean). We know how much you care about your grades and academic success. That's why we ensure the highest quality for your assignment. We're ready to help you even in the most critical situation. We're the perfect solution for all your writing needs.

Get a 15% discount on your order using the following coupon code SAVE15

Order a Similar Paper Order a Different Paper