Self Awareness

Here you will find articles about Self Awareness as well as important research findings and useful or/and interesting insights on this topic.


Reparenting: Seeking Healing for Your Inner Child

In our work as therapists, we often encounter the undeniable truth: we never truly outgrow our inner child. A youthful part within us persists, sometimes [...]


30 Best Self-Exploration Questions, Journal Prompts, & Tools

Life is constantly in flux – our environment and ‘self’ change continually. Self-exploration helps us make sense of who we are, where we are, and [...]

Inner child healing

Inner Child Healing: 35 Practical Tools for Growing Beyond Your Past

Many clients enter therapy because they have relationship patterns that they are tired of repeating (Jackman, 2020). They may arrive at the first session asking, [...]


How to Begin Your Self-Discovery Journey: 16 Best Questions

Whether spurred by a milestone birthday, life upheaval, or simply curiosity, many of us will at some point set out on a quest for greater [...]

Improve self-knowledge

How to Improve Self-Knowledge: 21 Books, Tests, & Questions

Building an accurate picture of ourselves that aligns with reality can sometimes seem out of reach. We regularly block unwanted or uncomfortable thoughts and feelings, [...]

What Is Self-Knowledge in Psychology? 8 Examples & Theories

“Who am I?” A simple, yet profound question. Another provocative question is, “Why do I act the way I do?” If you’ve asked yourself similar [...]

The art of self-reflection

13 Self Reflection Worksheets & Templates to Use in Therapy

The art of reflection is an essential element of learning, both inside and outside therapy. While valuable for clients and students, it is equally vital [...]

What Is Self-Awareness? (+5 Ways to Be More Self-Aware)

Self-awareness is the ability to see yourself clearly and objectively through reflection and introspection. While it may not be possible to attain total objectivity about [...]

How to Increase Self-Awareness: 16 Activities & Tools (+PDF)

Self-awareness is an important skill that we can cultivate to help us progress on our personal development journey, and we could all use a little [...]

What Is Self-Control Theory in Psychology?

That decadent piece of chocolate smells delicious. It makes your mouth water and stimulates a memory of the last time something so delightful touched your [...]