Self Concept Is Our Self Identity

1743 Words Oct 8th, 2016 7 Pages
Self-concept is our self-identity, and is the way that one perceives itself, it includes both attitudes and the collection of beliefs. Self-Concept also branches out into self-image and self-esteem. Self-image, is the way the person pictures itself. The self-esteem is the way we evaluate ourselves. We identify ourselves by our communication, and our interactions with others. In other words “I think, therefore I am” (René Descartes; “ego cogito, ergo sum”) If a person was to tell another person what they think they look like, odds are that that person may view himself as what the other person thinks/views him as. It could either raise or lower the self-esteem of the person, it could also enhance the way we view ourselves, depending on the type of people the person associates, communicates and experience interactions with them. If a person associates himself or herself with educated people, he or she will most likely feel respected. If he or she associates with people of less morals, odds are that that person may just have a lower self-esteem and self-image compared to the person that hangs around overall good people.
It is believed that developing a self-concept is essential to perform well in the work place. A work place involves a constant interaction between its workers and environment, communication. Believe it or not communication and self-esteem are related, we perceive ourselves based on our own experiences and communication with others. The people one is surrounded by…
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