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In the example above, Jan had experienced a challenge - her breakup duringmedical school. This discouraged her to not pursue her dream anymore, to be asuccessful Doctor. She believed that she could no longer be able to do so because ofwhat she had experiencedan exhibit of alow self-efficacy.This leads us to a question, would it be possible for Jan to achieve her goalsgiven the challenges that she encountered?Let’s readthe second scenario.Jan is a medical student who aspires to be a successful Doctor inspired bypeople who are unable to afford medical treatment that they need. She has a romanticpartner named Alex who is in law school. One morning, Alex decided to break up withJan because she realized that she wanted more freedom and venture out. It was alsotheday of Jan’s final examination yetshe still managed to study and pass despite thebreakup. Jan still pursued medicine even without the person she dreamt it with.Eventually, Jan became a successful Doctor who helps less fortunate patientstheDoctor she always wanted to be.In the first scenario, Jan was inspired by Alex in pursuing medicine. She wasunable to focus and continue medical school when she was left by Alexhermotivation. Whereas, in the second scenario. Jan still achieved her dream even afterAlex left heran illustration of ahigh self-efficacy.Now the question is, how?Jan had a sense of purpose from a much stable motivationhelp the lessfortunate people. That is why even when Jan lost Alex; she did not lose her motivation.SelfFatherMotherSiblingsFriendsClassmatesinterpersonal competitionindividual achievementindependence
3 |P a g eEastern:Collectivistic SelfIn the Eastern Perspective, the attainment of success is through meditation andenlightenment. It does not believe in the notion ofdualismbody and soul are separateentities but rather, it is always one self.The Eastern self ispluralistic(Garcia, 2013). The Eastern thought is composedof communal and spiritual constructs from thefour major Eastern religionswherein theyhave respective approaches yet sharing the same goalto become the perfect self(Villaba, 1995):1.ConfucianismThe self is a person within the society who exhibits refinement and compassion;selfish desires of individuals are threat to social order. The Confucian system hasthreeprinciples:a.Junzi: The new self is formed through right education towards humanisticlearning, refined manners capacitated to govern community wisely withcompassion.

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