Building Awareness of Self-Awareness

I spoke in my last post about comfort zones, strengths, and growth from within areas that we are already relatively comfortable.  It was a pretty straightforward account of how knowing what are strengths are can help us to build on and expand those strengths into new areas.  The problem, of course, is that this viewpoint … Continue reading Building Awareness of Self-Awareness

Empathy: Personal Growth and Beyond

Speaking from personal experience, when you’re a student in counselling psychology, you become very familiar with the term “empathy.”  The message that empathy is the cornerstone to successful therapy is practically pounded into your brain until you pretty much stop asking how or why it’s important, and start accepting it as mere fact.  It’s one … Continue reading Empathy: Personal Growth and Beyond