30 Best Self-Exploration Questions, Journal Prompts, & Tools

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Life is constantly in flux – our environment and ‘self’ change continually.
Self-exploration helps us make sense of who we are, where we are, and how we fit into the situation in which we find ourselves (Bench et al., 2015).
And yet, knowing ourselves is often difficult. We either lack the motivation to make the effort or fail to access the thoughts and feelings which offer valuable insight into our existence (Wilson & Dunn, 2004).
This article introduces several tools, questions, and activities to help individuals and clients on their quest for self-knowledge.
Before you continue, we thought you might like to download our three Self-Compassion Exercises for free. These detailed, science-based exercises will help you increase the compassion and kindness you show yourself and will also give you the tools to help your clients, students, or employees show more compassion to themselves.

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