Ch 2: Personal Development

About This Chapter

Learn about personal development using the entertaining lessons in this chapter. Gain greater insight into self-discipline, self-concept, self-awareness and much more, and take quizzes to gauge your comprehension of these concepts.

Personal Development - Chapter Summary

This chapter is filled with engaging lessons you can use to boost your understanding of personal development. Feel confident that you comprehend self-identity, self-awareness, body image and other related concepts by accessing lessons from your computer or mobile devices. In no time, you will have the knowledge to:

  • Define self-identity and self-awareness
  • Describe self-concept in psychology
  • Share the definition of and exercises for self-discipline
  • Discuss self-expression
  • Provide facts, statistics and issues associated with body image

Resources in this chapter make it easy to enhance your knowledge of personal development. Access lessons as videos or texts anywhere you can find an Internet connection. Review them in any sequence you desire until you feel confident you understand lesson concepts. Test your knowledge of these concepts by taking short self-assessment quizzes. A chapter exam is also available to gauge your understanding of the lessons.

6 Lessons in Chapter 2: Personal Development
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Self Identity: Theory & Definition

1. Self Identity: Theory & Definition

Self-identity plays a large and significant role in shaping each of our lives. Learn about self-identity in psychology, and test your understanding with a quiz.

Self-Awareness: Definition & Explanation

2. Self-Awareness: Definition & Explanation

In this lesson, we'll discuss the definition of self-awareness and its benefits to your life. Discover what can prevent a person from being self-aware, and learn about several tools to help you increase your self-awareness.

What Is Self-Concept in Psychology? - Definition & Overview

3. What Is Self-Concept in Psychology? - Definition & Overview

Self-concept encompasses all that you know about your self. We'll focus on the two broad categories of self-concept - ideal, or imagined, self and actual self - and the negotiation between the two. Then we'll cover five basic tenets of self-concept.

Self-Discipline: Definition & Exercises

4. Self-Discipline: Definition & Exercises

Self-discipline impacts every area of our lives. In this lesson, we will explore what it is, what it looks like when it is in practice, and how to develop your own self-discipline.

Self-Expression: Definition & Examples

5. Self-Expression: Definition & Examples

This lesson will define self-expression and discuss different ways to show self-expression in daily life and in the classroom. It also explores the importance of healthy self-expression.

What Is Body Image? - Definition, Facts, Statistics & Issues

6. What Is Body Image? - Definition, Facts, Statistics & Issues

This lesson defines body image, which refers to how people see themselves. It will also discuss the facts, statistics and issues that stem from having a positive and negative body image.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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