You are currently browsing the tag archive for the ‘Insight’ tag.

One of the models for understanding how people know themselves is a Johari Window.  It organizes information about the self into four different categories: Arena, Facade, Blind Spot, and Unknown.  Below is a picture of that model:

From Wikipedia

From Wikipedia

Everyone has qualities about themselves that are known by them, their peers, and combinations of both.  Additionally, everyone has that unknown quality – those adjectives that exist only in the subconscious.

Knowing yourself is an important life task and there are a multitude of ways to go about doing that.  Using tools like the Johari Window is one way to do that.  Listening to feedback from your peers and colleagues is another.  Knowing yourself can lead to greater of awareness of the self we are and the self we want to be.  It is only through knowing where you are starting from that you can move toward your ideal self.

Association for Psychological Science (2009, July 16). Knowing Me, Myself And I: What Psychology Can Contribute To Self-knowledge. ScienceDaily. Retrieved July 20, 2009, from http://www.sciencedaily.com­ /releases/2009/07/090716113258.htm

Advertisements
January 2018
S M T W T F S
« Jan    
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031  

Twitter

  • RT @katefagan3: In the last two years, I’ve spoken to hundreds of student-athletes who desperately want to create more space w/in sports to… 13 hours ago
  • RT @nctsn: During National Slavery and #Humantrafficking Prevention Month, NHTTAC will host a 90-minute webinar on 1/31 that highlights eme… 1 day ago
  • RT @sehurlburt: Just got a message from a student who managed to go from burnt out, behind on work, & on academic probation to doing so wel… 2 days ago
  • RT @nctsn: NIH webcast on 1/24 8:30 am Adolescent Suicide Prevention Recognizing Teens at Risk & Responding Effectively. Event will be live… 2 days ago
  • Today the Paragon kids celebrated MLK Day by making cards for other kids who are hospitalized and getting medical c… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 3 days ago