Definition of self-affirmation in English:


Line breaks: self-affirm¦ation
Pronunciation: /sɛlfafəˈmeɪʃ(ə)n


[mass noun]
The recognition and assertion of the existence and value of one’s individual self.
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  • Identifying the problem is usually achieved through careful self-examination, often combining meditation and self-affirmation.
  • Through the discovery of an inner capacity ‘to survive and grow in the new environment’, one may find a greater independence and confidence and thus gain a more fulfilling self-affirmation and realization.
  • Here, one affirms what is one's own through self-affirmation, consideration of legitimate alternatives and the experience of doubt.

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