For this journal task, first use the text in Chapters 5 and 6 of your text to guide your reflection on Carl Rogers's principle of self-concept. Applying this phenomenological concept to yourself, address the following in your journal: How much congruence do you think there is between your actual, ideal, and ought selves? How does this affect how you think, feel, and act? I had to kind of think long and hard about this question. How much congruence do I think there is between my actual, ideal, and ought self? I had to make a little mental score pad. And when I add it all up, I can honestly say that I believe that there is a lot of congruence between my actual, ideal, and ought self. I am a kind, loving, caring person who would give you the shirt off my back if you needed it. Even if I needed it more. I do way more for others than I do for myself, to a fault at times, I am told by my husband. Sure, there are definitely things about myself that I would like to change, I have my faults, but who doesn’t? I think that we all have our own idealization of ourselves, which is what keeps
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