Emphasizes current, subjective understanding; self-concept, real self, ideal self.
True representation of the person we are.
Internalizes standards of judgments that evaluate our behavior, emotions, and thoughts.
Our total perception of ourselves; mental picture based on our perception (positive and negative) of our traits, behaviors, abilities.
Who we would like to be.
Person who strives to live in harmony with their present impulses and feelings.
Congruence of ideal self, real self, and self-concept.
Parts of self are in alignment and balanced.
Inaccurate self-image; self-image differs from the ideal self.
External and internal conditions necessary for a person to become fully functioning; lower needs must be met prior to higher needs, but higher needs must be met for a fulfilling life.