W01 SA & SC

W01: An Introduction to Self Awareness

Objectives

  • Develop an understanding of the Self Concept & Self Awareness
  • Help participants identify the self-awareness practises best suited for them.
  • Help participants customize their lifestyle for including these practices.
  • Eliminate misconceptions related to self-awareness practices and expected outcomes.
  • Address any specific concerns or questions submitted for this workshop.

Topics of Interest / Questions

  • What exactly is the Self?
    • What are its Characteristics?
    • What are its Components?
      • What is the role of each component in life?
  • How can we model the Self Concept?
  • What is Self Awareness?
    • How to assess if you lack Self Awareness?
    • Why do we lack Self Awareness?
      • What are the systemic factors?
      • What are some events that cause a disconnect from the Self?
    • How can we improve Self Awareness?
      • What are the most Common Practices?
      • What are the most common misconceptions related to improving Self Awareness?
    • How can we use Self Awareness?
    • What is a Healthy vs Unhealthy Sense of Self?
    • Is Self Awareness based on Psychology or Philosophy?
  • Self Expression
    • What are the most common forms of self expression?
    • How language affects our self expression?
    • Does Self Expression need attention?
  • What is Identity
    • Identity vs Identifier vs Image
      • What is the difference between these?
      • What is the relevance of each?
    • How is Identity shaped in an Individual?
    • What are the different types of Identity
    • How is Identity related to Social Equity?
      • How is Identity related to Ownership?
  • What is Self Esteem
    • How to assess your Self Esteem
    • Why do you need a healthy Self Esteem
    • What are the Types & States of Self Esteem?
    • How can you improve your Self Esteem?
      • What are Individual Factors
      • What are some Social Factors