Self-awareness

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The Painter and the Buyer (1565).the drawing is by Pieter Brueghel the Elder the painter is thought to be a self-portrait part of self-awareness.

In philosophy of self, self-awareness is the experience of one's own personality or individuality[1][2] However don't be confused with Consciousness in the sense of Qualia. while consciousness is being aware of one's environment and body and lifestyle, self-awareness is the recognition of that awareness.[3] However Self-awareness is how an individual consciously knows and understands their own character, feelings, motives, and desires.[4]

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  1. Google def: Self-awareness is the ability to focus on yourself and how your actions, thoughts, or emotions do or don't align with your internal standards. If you're highly self-aware, you can objectively evaluate yourself, manage your emotions, align your behavior with your values, and understand correctly how others perceive you.May 11, 2018
  2. "Self-awareness - Definition of Self-awareness by Merriam-Webster".
  3. Jabr, Ferris (2012). "Self-Awareness with a Simple Brain". Scientific American Mind. 23 (5): 28–29. doi:10.1038/scientificamericanmind1112-28.
  4. "What Self-Awareness Really Is (and How to Cultivate It)". Harvard Business Review. 2018-01-04. Retrieved 2018-03-06.

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