Mental health speech

The mind is it's own place and in it it can make a heaven of hell and a hell of heaven. I have to write a 5 min long speech on this. can anyone make sense of it? tips or pointers

I am not certain of the point you will be trying to make.
When dealing with something on the inside of someone else's mind, it is difficult to be on firm ground.
You may have to rely on the words of those who have suffered psychosis, anguish, or torment.

Stay away from the words hell and heaven. Those are religious symbols, it will confuse your point.

As substitutes for heaven and hell, you can use something like "wonderful" and "terrible." Essentially it relates to our evaluation of something that happens.

For teens, they can make positive opportunities seem terrible, because they worry so much about failing or "being embarrassed."

On the opposite end of the continuum, just a smile from an adored person can be interpreted as a reciprocation of love, even though it can only be meant to be friendly.

Similarly, a boy/girl friend's smile at another person can be taken as romantic interest in others rather than just being friendly. The can lead to terrible pangs of jealousy.

You could deal with threats and enhancements of one's feelings of self-esteem, which are a main basis of terrible and wonderful feelings. Think of your own experiences that relate to this.

These sites might provide some helpful information.

I hope these sites will give you some good ideas. Thanks for asking.

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 215
asked by Help

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. English

    Compare Lines 586-87 with those spoken by Satan in Book I: "The mind is its own place, and in itself Can make a Heav'n of Hell, a Hell of Heav'n."

    asked by Emily on April 23, 2017
  2. Bible Fill In The Blank

    1. God can use suffering to cause us to ? spiritually and to bring ? to Himself. I Think the first one is "grow". I'm not sure about the other one. I'm Not Sure For Numbers 2-4 (Below). Please Help Me! 2. Ethical, doctrinal,

    asked by Ed on January 11, 2010
  3. English

    I'm dead. I'm in a room with 2 doors. One goes to heaven the other goes to Hell. Infront of each door stands a man. One man can only tell the truth. The other can only tell lies. What question do I ask to get to heaven

    asked by Joan on December 8, 2017
  4. Grammar

    What kind of paragraph is this? Descriptive, Narrative, or Expository? The place I would like to visit most is heaven. Having the opportunity to be in a place with no sickness, suffering, or misery would be paradise. To eat dinner

    asked by N on July 13, 2014
  5. Literature

    1. The metaphor "No man is an island entire of itself" means: a)everyone should participate in one religion to be unified b)the puritan views are the correct views c)all of mankind is a single unit, created by God d) mankind lives

    asked by Adam on July 15, 2008
  6. math

    i have two doors one is hell the other is heaven ,one always tell the truth the other always lies how do i know each one is each?

    asked by yasser on April 5, 2008
  7. Religion

    Is it called purgatory when you're in between life and heaven/hell? Thanks.

    asked by Olivia on March 8, 2009
  8. Ancient history

    "[Egypt] has become the image of heaven, and what is more, the resting place of heaven and all the forces that are in it. If we should tell the truth; our land has become the temple of the world" What does that quote mean?

    asked by Paris on June 11, 2015
  9. English(last one-please check)

    For the book, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, I have to answer this question: Q- 1. SETTING: give the time, place, and lenghth of the story. A- time: from Sunday to Friday; from the 1920s to a little before present-day; it

    asked by Anonymous on August 24, 2007
  10. Creative Writing

    I'm writing a story about a boy who wakes up after dying, and he is trapped in the passageway between heaven & hell. When he wakes, he has no memory of what happened. So... When you wake up in a hospital, what are some of the

    asked by Chelsea on January 11, 2013

More Similar Questions