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  • Self Betrayal

    dangerous, a transgression that is fatal to our spiritual growth: we have committed the act of self betrayal. We deny our inner truths, look outside ourselves for answers, we hide who we really are in order to fit in, and we fail to hold ourselves accountable to our own standards and commitments to ourselves. For some of us, it is an occasional slip that feels noticeably wrong; for others, it is a way of life so deeply-rooted that we hardly know who we are anymore. We hear it all the time, “be true to your Self”. But what does that really mean? And how do we do it? Last week I wrote about how horses teach…

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  • Psychology: The Shadow Self

    people can him or her clearly. You cannot hide anything, but look behind and a shadow is standing right behind. The shadow self or known in psychology as the personal shadow is an assertion that everybody has another personality deep within them. First formulated by Carl Jung. It has been developed by his followers, some of them are Connie Zweig and Jeremiah Abrams. The shadow self is a personality hidden to the outside world, either by design of the person or by chance. Zweig and Abrams…

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  • The Odyssey: A Ritual Self

    The psyche or self as depicted in Jane Harrison’s Themis is a ritual self which focuses on the collective identity of a tribe. Opposite of this self, the psyche or self as depicted Homer’s The Odyssey is a self which focuses on the individual. In Themis these collective selves centered around a ritualistic society are demonstrated by the way society connected with their gods through rituals which focused on initiation of young men into the tribe, a collective emotion, and the tribe’s connection…

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  • Self-Concepts And Self Esteem

    An interview with a female preschooler, age 3 years 11 months, was conducted to examine the characteristics of early self-concept and self-esteem. A series of questions were asked, including “can you tell me a little bit about yourself/describe yourself” and “what are some things you like to do.” After a response to these questions was collected, the interviewer was to ask, “How good he/she thinks they are at the particular activity.” Samayah, the preschooler interviewed, answered the first…

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  • Self-Taught Programs

    and experiments are the students that have more knowledge since independent learners programs provides students to control their own particular future objectives and time managements and convince them into the perfect path. First, all self taught programs have to get advocated in order to help students to organize their time and to be more open into the world which is more valuable than school examination programs. Students must be able to manage their time in order to accomplish their goals in…

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  • Self Esteem And Self Perception

    Self-Esteem and Self-Perceptions Self-esteem is a hot topic in psychology and has generated lots of research. It is considered a strong predictor of well-being and quality of life. High self-esteem is often advised because studies comply many positive qualities as a result of having high self-esteem. While low self-esteem is rather closely related to mental illness. The physical self is a crucial element in the development of self-esteem. A culture that places value on certain physical features…

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  • Self Affirmation Theory In Psychology

    As individuals develop, they create self-fulfilling prophecies. They are the most important schemas a person has about the self and others. The self-schemas consist of interconnected knowledge structures of many different sorts based on a wide range of experiences in the course of development. They are different types of constructs such as nouns, adjectives and proper nouns that are usually extremely linked to the self. Moreover, there are several models to explain the interaction of the…

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  • Self Disclosure Theory Essay

    Self-disclosure is about how much information is stated, such as feelings and thoughts. By sharing personal aspects or private information (Wheeless, 1978). Disclosure is an attempt at building rapport and to better learn about yourself. It helps your perspective to the receiver, to become visible or noticed. Self disclosure can either benefit or hurt your verbalizations. By involving others, it can make you weak through criticism or rejection. By testing assumption or disclosing information,…

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  • Identity And Self Concept Essay

    Identity and Self-Concept When individuals look into a mirror, there is much more looking back besides just physical characteristics. As complex organisms, with high levels of thinking, feeling, and social functioning, humans have both unique, inherent traits, as well as unique life experiences. Both of these areas mold together into the development of one’s identity and self-concept. At no other time is the formulations of identity and self-concept more important than during the integral years…

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  • Analysis Of Erikson's Conception Of The Self

    Erikson defines identity as “a coherent conception of the self. Made up of goals, values, and beliefs to which a person is solidly committed” (Papalia & Martorell, 2015, pg. 337). This happens during the teenage years, this is a time spent discovering the self (Papalia & Martorell, 2015). It is during this time that an individual begins Erikson’s fifth stage of psychosocial development, identity versus identity confusion, if the individual is successful in experiencing this stage they develop…

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