SEMESTER FALL 2019 POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY (PSY409) Assignment No.02
Due Date: 22.01.2020
Upon the successful completion of this assignment students will be able to:
Learn about mindfulness
Understand the qualities that a mindful person possesses
Learn to measure the level of mindfulness
Understand about mindfulness enhancement exercises
i) Write a note on mindfulness and highlight its importance in human life. 5
ii) Shapiro et al. (2002) suggested some qualities of mindfulness. You are supposed to have
your self-analysis and report at least three qualities you possess. You will also mention examples from your own life where you possess these qualities. 6
iii) You will assess your own level of mindfulness by downloading a scale entitled “Mindful Attention Awareness Scale” from download section of VULMS. You are required to
administer this scale on yourself, compute the scores. Report your quantitative scores and
also provide qualitative interpretation of the obtained scores. 5 iv) Suggest any two mindfulness exercises and highlight how these will work. 4
Q1: 5 marks
Q2: 3+3=6 Marks Q3: 5 Marks
Q4: 2+2= 4 Marks
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