self-understanding


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self-understanding

(sĕlf′ŭn′dər-stăn′dĭng)
n.
Self-knowledge.
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Mr Kgosikhumo shared with the staff tips on how to be self-understanding. He said they should believe in themselves and go for what they want.
Because of this lack of self-awareness, individuals with alexithymia may develop faulty perceptions of self, or be deficient in self-understanding. This difficulty with self-understanding, or insight, coupled with impaired interpersonal functioning for those with alexithymia are likely to increase psychological distress.
Her silence and self-effacement actually represent "agency," since they are her way of coping with her new self-understanding in the context of community norms.
Yong's central task, as a theologian seeking to be faithful to the historic Christian tradition, is to deepen, expand, and possibly transform Christian self-understanding, in light of this encounter with Buddhism and with contemporary scientific thought.
Her probing investigation of the essential connection between human self-understanding and the question of the nature of education ultimately prompts us to question our own assumptions about human nature, to renew our quest for self-knowledge, and to seriously consider how we can become the sort of people we ought to be.
While psychology as science may not be able to provide detailed understandings of all the activity of the individual mind, it can use the methods of science (even while acknowledging all the cautions and limitations noted by critics) to identify some of the factors that impact what goes on in the individual mind as it strives for meaning and self-understanding. For as much as I (and Looy) might wish to believe that what goes on in the meaning-making mind is the product of free will and generates accurate self-understanding, there is very good reason to argue that (a) the amount of "free will" in this process is less than generally believed, and (b) the level of self-understanding is indeed "through a glass darkly."
In the second stage, two story interviews to explore TOM (order of stories was counterbalanced), followed by a series of questions to assess their self-understanding were administered to the children individually.
This article is organised into four parts: an explanation of our data collection methods, including the storyline technique; the theoretical lens of self-understanding (Keltchernmans, 2009) as tool for interpreting Jean's narrative; Jean's career path using her storyline as a framework and finally, we use the theoretical lens to interpret the Jean's story and evaluate its contribution to the understanding of teachers' careers.
He says that this emerging division represents a progress of self-understanding on the part of psychologists.
Thus, the first part of the text, From the problem of evil to self-understanding, will unfold the development of Ricoeur's first account of hermeneutics.
* Self-understanding that the fear goes beyond the actual danger.
Ambivalent Self-Understanding? Change, Language and Boundaries in the Shetland Islands (1970-Present)