What is the map of self?
Your life map includes 8 parts of self. We all have them, even if we’re not aware of them.
When you become aware of your whole self there are several benefits. Here are four to get started:
When one facet is under stress, you can look to the other areas of your self “map” to gain perspective of your life as more than one problem, pain or struggle. You grow awareness of areas in your life to set goals Confidence grows as you see what you’ve already achieved in these areas You can define areas that need help or positive action so you can make choices to improve your life 8 facets of self for a full and meaningful life
The map below comes from the Minute to Happy counselling and wellness coaching approach. The facets listed form a base for awareness, acceptance, goals, actions and achievements.
Cognition: Your thinking self. Emotion: Your heart self. Physical health and wellness: Your body self Spirit and awe: Your spiritual self. Self concept: Your conceptualised self. Values: Your driving self. Vision: Your aspiring self. Work, goals and actions: Your contributing and changing self
Stay tuned for future posts on each part of your life map with tips for designing your map and making changes for growth, meaning and joy.