“Know yourself. Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.” Ann Landers Especially if you don’t have a dog.
“The world will ask you who you are, and if you don’t know, the world will tell you.” Carl Jung
Paul Eckman shares the mottos he’s used to navigate throughout life – see Mottos I Live By (Psychology Today, 12 April 2017). It’s made me wonder what mine might be for my own life story … and what a great self-awareness exercise this might be. What might your 3 be?
My packet of salt and vinegar crisps tells me that its manufacturers have been perfecting the fresh taste of their product since 1948. Here is a company, I suspect, which understands self-development, self-awareness, feedback and reflection!
I can’t pretend that what you read below is my idea. Oh no, I’m far too stupid. But Professor Robert Sternberg and friends at Cornell University aren’t. They campaign for a new kind of education that teaches people how to think more effectively, and in a way that’s useful for the rest of life .… Read More Thinking for life . . .
I’ve loved Middlemarch since I first read it at 18. I’ve only just realised that Miss Eliot knew a thing or two about self-awareness, feedback and development . . .