Why it is important
Self-knowledge is an important means to achieving well-being. People with higher self-knowledge tend to have better health. Through a well-developed sense of who and what we are, we become better able to manage our thoughts, feelings and emotions, and to bring them under control. Self-knowledge is advantageous, it helps us reach personal goals which is important for happiness. An attitude of seeking higher self-awareness helps us to learn as individuals. Self-awareness is associated with higher performance in organizations and higher job satisfaction . Self-knowledge has social value as people with higher self-knowledge tend to have more accurate perceptions the quality of their relationships.
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