Positive Self-concept and Negative Self-concept

Self-concept is an important factor in the interaction. This is caused by each individual in the act as far as possible adapted to the concept of self. Human capabilities when compared with other creatures are better able to realize who he was, observing himself in every action and be able to evaluate any actions that know and understand the behavior that is acceptable to the environment.

Self-concept is an important factor in the interaction. This is caused by each individual in the act as far as possible adapted to the concept of self. Human capabilities when compared with other creatures are better able to realize who he was, observing himself in every action and be able to evaluate any actions that know and understand the behavior that is acceptable to the environment.

Self-concept

Thus humans have a tendency to set the values ​​at the time of perceiving things. Each individual can be aware of the circumstances or the identity of its will but more important is to realize how good or bad state owned as well as how to behave towards the situation. Individual behavior is very dependent on the quality of the concept itself is a positive self-concept or negative self-concept.

According to Brooks and Emmart (1976), people who have positive self-concept showed the following characteristics:

Was able to overcome the problem. Self-understanding of the subjective ability to cope with the problems facing the objective.

Feel equal to others. Understanding that human beings are not born with the knowledge and wealth. And a wealth of knowledge gained from the process of learning and work throughout life. Understanding the causes of individuals do not feel more or less to others.

Accept compliments without embarrassment. Understanding of praise, or rewards given to the appropriate individuals on the basis of the results of what has been done before.

Was able to repair itself. Ability to perform self-reflection process to improve the behavior that is considered less.

Meanwhile, people who have negative self-concept showed the following characteristics:

Sensitive to criticism. Lack the ability to accept criticism from others as a process of self-reflection.

Be responsive to praise. Excess of the action being taken, all actions necessary so feel honored.

Tend to feel like someone else. Subjective feeling that everyone else around him look at himself in the negative.

Attitude has hypercritical. Like to do excessively negative criticism of others.

 Encounter in their social interactions with the environment. Feel less able to interact with other people.

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