Home Expectations worksheet
What is the theory behind the worksheet?
This worksheet is based on The Theory of Affective Expectations, which describes how expectations coming from a stimulus are as important as the subsequent event that occurs (Aurier & Guintcheva, 2014). Specifically, the beliefs about the place called home are as decisive as the place itself.
How will the worksheet help?
The current worksheet will help practitioners have a better understanding of their client’s expectations.
How to use the worksheet?
Home is where your heart is or so it is said. Home is not a place, but a feeling. Are you happy in your home? As with every aspect of human life, there are expectations related to the place you call home. Expectations cant transform your home into a pleasant, safe place where your loved ones are or they can change it into a location of frustration and disillusionment. It is up to you to separate realistic expectations from unrealistic ones.
The following worksheet differentiates the rules from the expectations concerning your home.
You can download this worksheet here.
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Aurier, P., & Guintcheva, G. (2014). Using Affect–Expectations Theory to Explain the Direction of the Impacts of Experiential Emotions on Satisfaction. Psychology and Marketing, 31(10), 900-913.