Gabriela HUM & Mihaela BOUTIERE
People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates.
Thomas Szasz, Personal Conduct, The Second Sin, 1973
- a process when, one understands the very core of his/her own identity.
- during this process people come the closest to knowing thems elves objectively.
- during self-discovery people start to know, to understand and to work on their self-concept.
- is the mental and conceptual awareness and persistent regard that sentient beings hold with regard to their own being.
Components of a being’s self-concept include:
- social attributes
- and can be influenced by its attitudes, habits, beliefs and ideas.
(1) is learned
(2) is organized
(3) is dynamic
… because self-concept:
- is dynamic,
- it is changeable
- its development is a continuous process.
Self-discovery process helps people to develop their potentials.
Power Point presentation here.