Self-Discovery

Self-Discovery“There are many ways to learn new things about oneself. Everything we learn reveals some aspect of ourselves. Learning new things is often viewed as self-discovery. The process of learning new things “journey of self-discovery” refers to a travel, pilgrimage, or series of events whereby a person attempts to determine how they feel, personally, about spiritual issues or priorities, rather than following the opinions of family, friends, neighborhood or peer pressure. The topic of self-discovery has been associated with Zen. A related term is “finding oneself“. There are different stages of finding oneself. Cultures from around the world have developed an array of modalities in the journey to discover oneself.” (Wiki)

“Self-discovery is the process of learning about oneself through exploration and experimentation. It is a lifelong journey that leads to greater self-awareness and understanding. It is a process of uncovering who we are and what we are capable of. The more we know about ourselves, the more we can achieve in life. Self-discovery requires us to be honest with ourselves. We must be willing to look at our strengths and weaknesses objectively. We also need to be open to new experiences and ideas. Only by exploring who we are and what we are capable of can we hope to reach our full potential in life. There are many scientific studies that support the importance of self-discovery. For example, a study published in the journal “Personality and Social Psychology Review” found that people who engage in regular self-reflection tend to have better mental health and well-being. Another study, published in the “Journal of Positive Psychology”, found that people who engaged in self-discovery activities reported higher levels of life satisfaction. It is clear that the process of self-discovery is essential for a happy and fulfilling life. It allows us to understand our true selves, set realistic goals, and create a plan for achieving them. Self-discovery and Eclecticism are important for personal growth and development. They both involve taking risks, trying new things, and learning from mistakes. Through this process, we can develop a better understanding of ourselves and the world around us.” (TEWAI)

References:

Self-discovery. (n.d.). Dictionary.com Unabridged. Retrieved March 23, 2021, from Dictionary.com website: https://www.dictionary.com/browse/self-discovery.
Eclecticism | Definition of eclecticism at Dictionary.com https://www.dictionary.com/browse/eclecticism.
How Eclecticism Fuels Creativity – 99U https://99u.com/articles/32697/how-eclecticism-fuels-creativity.
Why Self-Discovery Is the Most Important Journey You’ll Ever Take https://www.inc.com/marcel-schwantes/why-self-discovery-is-the-most-important-journey.html.
Why Taking Risks Is the Key to Self-Discovery https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-squeaky-wheel/201011/why-taking-risks-is-the-key-self-discovery.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21993250.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23524256

 

References: 1. self-discovery. (n.d.). Dictionary.com Unabridged. Retrieved March 23, 2021, from Dictionary.com website: https://www.dictionary.com/browse/self-discovery 2. eclecticism | Definition of eclecticism at Dictionary.com (https://www.dictionary.com/browse/eclecticism). 3. How Eclecticism Fuels Creativity – 99U (https://99u.com/articles/32697/how-eclecticism-fuels-creativity). 4. Why Self-Discovery Is the Most Important Journey You’ll Ever Take (https://www.inc.com/marcel-schwantes/why-self-discovery-is-the-most-important-journey.html). 5. Why Taking Risks Is the Key to Self-Discovery (https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-squeaky-wheel/201011/why-taking-risks-is-the-key-self-discovery).

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