• Comprehend the concept of “Self-
Awareness” as one of the Emotional
• Learn what it means to become self-aware.
► Let’s hear our I-POSSESS song/ cheer!
What do you think Self-Awareness means?
► It’shaving an understanding about who you really
are. To be self-aware, we have to stop long
enough to reflect on ourselves.
► Thisis different from stopping and thinking about
what other say about us.
► Thisis thinking about what we know about
ourselves and in the process, trying to become
► We need to know what is causing what is going on
and also be aware of what we can do about what
is going on.
Self-awareness…just think about it.
► We all have things about ourselves that we need to
be aware of.
► For instance, some people talk too much and some
talk too loudly, some interrupt while others are
► Some people are shy, while others tend to dominate
► Some are almost always late.
► Also, some people are considerate of others, some
people are always happy, and some are quick to
offer an encouraging word.
► The big question is…how do we become self-aware?
Looking at Ourselves
1- Let’s think for a minute about something we do
well. It doesn’t really matter what it is, and it’s not
important that you be the very best in the world at
doing it. What matters is that you be able to
identify something that you do well.
Write it down in your manual.
Now pair up with your neighbor and share what you
wrote down. Tell your neighbor something about
when, where, and how you do the thing you wrote
2- Now, let’s do the same thing with
something negative – something that you
feel you need to change or do differently or
maybe not at all. But this time, don’t share
it with anyone. Just keep it for yourself.
Write this down in your manual.
3- Think for a minute about yourself physically
and think of something that you like about
Again, don’t tell anyone, just write it in your
The goal is for all of us to become
► If I asked you to think of many things in
lots of different areas of your life, could you
do it and would you be right in what you
Self-awareness. Each of us must go
through this process if we are to grow.
► Thinkof some of the things you would get
from developing self-awareness and how it
can make a difference in your life.
► Thinkof people who are not self-aware and
what this has done in their life.
of people who have self-awareness
and what it has done for them.
Being self-aware is the first step to
► It’s as they say, “If you keep doing what
you’ve always done, you’ll keep getting what
you’ve always gotten.”
► That’s why we say that in order to grow we
must first… “Get a clue!”