The Key Practice To Develop Self-awareness

Introspection is often suggested as a practice for developing self-awareness. While it certainly is a good place to begin, it is not sufficient in isolation. This is because when we think about ourselves, many self-protection mechanisms come into play. These self-protection mechanisms prevent us from seeing the truth about ourselves.

We are simply not good at knowing ourselves through thinking.

The clues about us lie in the much-ignored feeling space. And the competency that we need is the competency of noticing our feelings as…