PSY 202 Week 3 DQ 1 Recent Essay

PSY 202 Week 3 DQ 1 Recent Essay

PSY 202 Week 3 DQ 1 Recent Essay

The state of your physical and mental health can impact your life in ways you may not realize. If a person is not physically fit or has poor nutrition habits, he or she may feel tired and sluggish more often. In the same way, if a person is regularly subjected to stressful situations, he or she could become mentally fatigued, or even show symptoms of depression. In 150-200 words discuss the following questions:


  • Do you currently have an exercise and nutrition regimen?
    • If so, what is your regimen and are you happy with it?  
    • If not, what could you do to start one?
  • Based on what you learned in Chapter Three, what can you do to be healthier in terms of exercise and nutrition?
  • Do you experience high levels of stress?
  • What are some things that you can do to cope with and reduce stress in your life.

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Maria works full time and has two young children. After careful consideration, she decides to return to school to earn a degree in Early Childhood Education. Though she is enrolled in an online university (which is more convenient than a traditional school setting), she is still overwhelmed because of the new demands on her time. She has been trying to balance staying late at work, taking care of her kids, and working on school assignments. Because she has so much to do, Maria has put off working on her final paper, thinking each night, “I’ll get to it tomorrow.” Finally, she confides in a friend that she is too tired to write the paper and she doesn’t know what to do. Her friend tells her about a company that writes papers for students. Maria goes online to check it out because, at this point, she is willing to do whatever it takes to just get the course over with. She decides to pay to have her paper written just this once so that she can get through this busy and stressful time.


  • How is this student’s behavior academically dishonest?
  • Is it ever acceptable to use someone else’s work as your own?
  • What should this student have done in this situation? 
  • What consequences could she face if it was found that she did this?
  • In what ways might others be negatively impacted by this student’s dishonest behavior (e.g., other students, the instructor, the university, or her children)?