self-discovery


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self-dis·cov·e·ry

(self'dis-kŏv'ĕr-ē),
In psychoanalysis, the freeing of the repressed ego in a person raised to be submissive to those around him.

self-discovery

(sĕlf′dĭ-skŭv′ə-rē)
n. pl. self-discover·ies
The act or process of achieving understanding or knowledge of oneself.
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What began as the author's impulsive adolescent decision became his enriching, life-altering journey of self-discovery and cultural awareness.
Chapters proffer 30 self-discovery methods that anyone can use, three basic steps for empowering children, techniques for improving mind-body health and balance, and much more.
To read the Fathers today is to catch Christianity in the first flush of its self-discovery and confident exploration of the riches of the gospel.
The whimsical color illustrations by Francese Rovira are the perfect complelment to the entertaining story about growth and self-discovery through applying oneself to a new talent.
Fish tracks the wide-ranging and often transnational mid-century travels of three women, black and white--Nancy Gardner Prince, Mary Jane Grant Seacole, and Margaret Fuller--and their hybrid accounts of travel and self-discovery.
She has gained wide popularity with a prescription that relies on self-discovery against a backdrop of contemporary black issues and the importance to women of a network of girlfriends who help to sort things out and act as sounding boards.
I classify the responses into three categories: a) research as an information-gathering tool; b) research as instructional content; and c) research as a tool of self-discovery.
This is a gripping story of self-discovery, loss, memory and political subterfuge.
Anyway, a couple hundred guys are killed, dismembered or maimed during this touching journey of self-discovery.
It explains why we can expect students at various points to let the instruction strand drop while concentrating on listening or self-discovery, realizing that instruction, though inactive, can be held in place by the other two.
If today I were the parent of a child about to embark upon the college-choice process (instead of being a veteran of the process), I would be helping my child seek a school or combination of schools (two-year, four-year, or otherwise) that has somehow found its way back to the true purpose of higher education: that forum for ideas and self-discovery in which a student can truly savor the process of learning for learning's sake, while searching for his calling.
No performer expects viewer feedback as such, although there is a sense that a process of self-discovery unravels in the telling.