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Investigating and Rewriting the Self-schema, Identifying my Values, Goal-Setting and Creating a Vision for the Future

Practice: Investigating and Rewriting the Self-schema In Part III, I suggested an action exercise on writing out what is currently in your Self-schema. Writing out the content of my Self-schema makes me aware of what kind of a person I … Continue reading

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Internally and Externally based Self-schema’s

Internal or External Self-schema Concepts in the self-schema may refer to things internal or external to the self. Examples of things internal to the self are my values, my goals, my views and my preferences. Examples of concepts external to … Continue reading

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Self-Verification & Self-Enhancement

Self-Verification: the re-enforcing nature of beliefs With the concepts in our minds, we create beliefs about the world. More specifically, with the concepts in our self-schema, we form beliefs about ourselves. Like I stated earlier, concepts and schemas determine what … Continue reading

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