She says “much of the gratitude advice involves no communication or interaction of any kind” and then uses a CNN article from a yoga instructor to show that this is the case.
If one looks at the advice, one will see that Ehrenreich has a point because the advice doesn’t mention showing gratitude to other people at all.
Ehrenreich uses evidence from popular news sources, real world events and appeal to emotion to argue her thesis.
The first example Ehrenreich uses to show that gratitude has a selfish side is evidence from a popular news site.
When school started back up this fall, I dropped my studying to about one hour a day during the week and two hours a day on the weekends until the test date.
At this point it was mostly about eliminating careless mistakes.
This really helped me get into the SAT test-taking mentality so that the real thing would seem familiar and routine, which it did.
Tips Edit: I am aware that this post is far from comprehensive, so feel free to comment or send me a message with any questions you may have.
I cannot stress how important it is to take the practice tests under realistic conditions.
I took each and every test on a Saturday morning and on paper.