According to Cohen & Bradford (2005), self-awareness is a way, through which an individual examines his individual personalities, values, beliefs, natural preferences and tendencies. This means that self-awareness entails establishing a clear knowledge about identity. Cohen & Bradford (2005) note that people are of different meanings concerning how individuals learn, examine and react to situations in dissimilar manners. This presents that one’s response to a scenario is may not be predictable, thus, Maurer & Weiss (2010) indicate that people need to spend time in self-examination to develop a good insight of themselves.
Importantly, Euberger (2007) identifies that self-awareness mainly refers to three abilities which entail emotional awareness, accurate Self-appraisal and Self-confidence. Initially, emotional awareness entails realizing one’s own feelings and their effect on performance. Subsequently, knowledge about accurate self-appraisal enables one to evaluate his potential and limitations; thus, one can engage feedbacks and learn from his mistakes to develop his performance. George, McLean and Craig (2008) observe that there is a straightforward relation between accurate self-assessment and one’s self growth since individuals with these skills are capable of building their lives. Lastly, Self-confidence emerges after one has established coherent knowledge about self and has developed tactical self-examination skills. Self-confidence is typified with person’s traits such as optimism, pride, boldness, enthusiasm, independence and ability to manage critics.
Tennant (2012) affirms that the concept of self-awareness entails understanding one’s strengths, motivators, potentials and values. As such, self-awareness emerges as an initial step of people’s development; hence, these two virtues are closely related. As one develops in self-awareness, he is in a better position of comprehending why he