• Neil Thompson
  • Jo Campling


Burnard (1992) defines self-awareness as: ‘the process of getting to know your feelings, attitudes and values. It is also learning about the effect you have on others’ (p. 126). In view of this, self-awareness can be seen to have a major part to play in developing people skills.


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Further reading

  1. Egan, G. (1977) You and Me, Monterey, CA, Brooks/Cole.Google Scholar
  2. Johnson, D.W. (1993) Reaching Out, 5th edn, London, Allyn & Bacon.Google Scholar
  3. Kowalski, R. (1993) Discovering Your Self, London, Routledge.Google Scholar

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  • Jo Campling

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