Self Awareness

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St. Xavier’s College|
Self Awareness|
Emotional Intelligence|
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Chrysella Vaz 728Anisha Salgaonkar 723Natasha Fernandes 711Daniel Pereira 717| |

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Self Awareness is having a clear perception of your personality, including strengths, weaknesses, thoughts, beliefs, motivation, and emotions. Self Awareness allows you to understand other people, how they perceive you, your attitude and your responses to them in the moment. We might quickly assume that we are self aware, but it is helpful to have a relative scale for awareness. If you have ever been in an auto accident you may have experienced everything happening in slow motion and noticing details of your thought process and the event. This is a state if heightened awareness. With practice we can learn to engage these types of heightened states and see new opportunities for interpretations in our thoughts, emotions, and conversations. Why Develop Self Awareness?

As you develop self awareness you are able to make changes in the thoughts and interpretations you make in your mind. Changing the interpretations in your mind allows you to change your emotions. Self awareness is one of the attributes of Emotional Intelligence and an important factor in achieving success. Self awareness is the first step in creating what you want and mastering your. Where you focus your attention, your emotions, reactions, personality and behaviour determine where you go in life. Having self awareness allows you to see where your thoughts and emotions are taking you. It also allows you to see the controls of your emotions, behaviour, and personality so you can make changes you want. Until you are aware in the moment of the controls to your thoughts, emotions, words, and behaviour, you will have difficulty making changes in the direction of your life. Self Awareness in Relationships

Relationships are easy until there is emotional turmoil. This is the same whether you are at work or in your personal life....
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