This essay focuses on modern conception of personal life. It is a person’s choices and preferences outside work that define personal life, including one’s choice of hobbies, cultural interests, manner of dress, and so on. In particular, what activities one engages in during leisure-time defines a person’s personal life.
TOPIC: Diffusion of responsibility approximately 500-600 words (two-three pages, double-spaced, 12 pt font). Include a title page and a reference page. Ensure that you use appropriate APA formatting throughout, including in-text citations where appropriate. • In your journal entry, you will be discussing real-life occurrences/interactions that demonstrate the psychological concepts discussed in this course. The discussion can center on either an event/interaction from your life, a movie that is suggested or it can be derived from a newspaper/magazine article (make sure it is a reputable source, and you must include a copy of the article in your submission). •
Your journal entry will begin with an introduction to the topic with a definition of the term you have chosen for your journal. This will then be followed by a paragraph description of the event/interaction/article. If it is from your personal life, describe it in adequate detail so that your subsequent discussion makes sense to a person who was not there. Say you watched a movie, please provide enough details as if I have not seen the movie. Incase you have selected a newspaper/magazine article, provide a brief summary of the contents. •
Personal life is the course of an individual’s life. This is especially when view as the sum of personal choices contributing to one’s personal identity.In ancient past. Also most people’s time was limit by the need to meet necessities. This are such as food and shelter through first hunting and gathering and later subsistence farming and there was not much leisure time. People identify with their social role in their community, and engage in jobs based on necessity rather than personal choice. Privacy in such communities was rare. The modern conception of personal life is an offshoot of modern Western society.
A modern person tends to distinguish one’s work from one’s personal life. It is a person’s choices and preferences outside work that define personal life, including one’s choice of hobbies, cultural interests, manner of dress, and so on. In particular, what activities one engages in during leisure-time defines a person’s personal life. For instance, a typical American has about five hours of leisure time per day, more than half of which is spent on watching TV. People in Western countries, such as the United States, tend to value privacy. Privacy includes both information privacy and decisional privacy. People expect to be leave alone with respect to intimate details of their life and they expect to be free from undue control by others.