In a letter to a friend, write about a time that you were eager to see whether or not a prediction came true. Perhaps you had read your horoscope, or had your fortune told. Report your feelings of expectations or nervousness as you awaited the event. Then, report your feelings after the prediction did or did not materialize.
You have noticed an acquaintance or a family member acting hypocritically, saying or pretending to believe one way but behaving the opposite. Identify your feelings, and decide what you want to do about your relationship with that person. In a post, report that person’s actions and explain your feelings about this behaviour. Finally, give and explain your decision.
One of your friends has shared some of his/her problems with you. Your friend wants advice on how to handle these difficulties because things seem to be going from bad to worse. In fact, your friend is becoming panicky. Write a post/comment/letter to your friend, giving both your advice on how to relieve the panic and your suggestions about how to proceed next. In the opening paragraph, identify the problem and make sure it is serious enough to warrant such a response from you.
Each of us probably has experienced a “dark” time in our lives when events or relationships were not going well. In a post, identify that dark period and comment on your feelings (ie. depression, frustration).