Characteristics of Self

Characteristics of Self - – Flexible and changing...

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Characteristics of Self-Actualizers Continued freshness of appreciation Fellowship with humanity Profound interpersonal relationships Comfort with solitude Non-hostile sense of humor Peak experiences Positive Psychology (Seligman, 2003) Scientifically studies positive personality traits that contribute to happiness and well-being Positive Personality Traits All of these contribute to well-being and to life satisfaction Wisdom and knowledge Courage Humanity Justice Temperance Transcendence Carl Rogers’ Self Theory Rogers emphasizes the capacity for inner peace and happiness Fully Functioning Person: Lives in harmony with his/her deepest feelings and impulses Self:
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Unformatted text preview: – Flexible and changing perception of one’s identity • Self-Image: – Total subjective perception of your body and personality Carl Rogers’ Self Theory • Incongruence: – Exists when there is a discrepancy between one’s experiences and self-image • Ideal Self: – Idealized image of oneself (the person one would like to be) More Rogerian Concepts • Conditions of Worth: – Internal standards of evaluation • Positive Self-Regard: – Thinking of oneself as a good, lovable, worthwhile person • Organismic Valuing: – Natural, undistorted, full-body reaction to an experience • Unconditional Positive Regard: – Unshakable love and approval...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY ps 101 taught by Professor - during the Spring '10 term at Montgomery.

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