How do you know yourself


  • 1 Knowing the soul
  • 2 Character and character
  • 3 How a person knows his personality
    • 3.1 Body language
    • 3.2 Eye color
    • 3.3 Personality tests
  • 4 Theories of character formation
  • 5 patterns of personality
  • 6 The importance of knowing a person himself
  • 7 References

Knowing oneself

A human being is an organism that is constantly changing and changing, and each personality is distinguished from others by a set of attributes, because a person by his nature desires to be unique with his personality. It is possible to know the personalities of others by noticing their behaviors or emotions in different situations, or knowing their thoughts by listening to them, but not all of your personality details appear to you, and many of us would like to know oneself, as interest in oneself and personality emerged from the earliest times, when the Greek philosopher Socrates began It deepens and analyzes the soul of a person, and calls to know about his famous saying (Know yourself, yourself). [1]

Character and character

A personality is defined as (the organization that is characterized by a degree of persistence and continuity; for the creation of the individual, his mood, mind and body, and which determines his distinctive compatibility with the environment in which he lives), and it is noted from the definition that the personality is related to several aspects in man, whose implications differ in psychology . [2] The character of the famous psychologist Sigmund FreudShe possesses more complex dimensions, as he sees that the personality consists of three main parts: the fun, the ego, and the higher ego; it is related to the instinctive part of the human being, and it forms part of his personality that seeks to satisfy their instinctive desires, and the ego is the part that expresses the instinctive desires of man, but he It works for the benefit of man, so instinctive gratification of time and circumstances is postponed. As for the higher ego, it is the aspect that represents moral standards and values, and seeks perfection, and these parts as a whole form the distinct personality of the individual. [3]

The concept of personality is related to human nature, because nature is one of the main pillars constituting the human personality, and with the development of nature, personality develops . The course is defined as a group of morphological factors (related to form), functional and psychological , which collectively control the actions of persons, and the course is divided mainly into four types: cold nature which is indifferent person, biliary nature which is an emotional person, and bloody and represents the character sharp and angry, And darkness, a pessimistic nervous person. [4]

How a person knows his personality

There are many ways in which a person reveals himself and analyzes his personality . Some of them are scientific or popular methods, some of which are subject to body linguistics or horoscopes , some of which are explained below:

body language

People often turn to fortune tellers, and their analysis of the characters is true by about 80%. I trust. [5]

Eye color

Features are affected by genetic inheritance , and psychologists have concluded that the color of the eyes indicates some personal characteristics, and the following table shows the significance of each color : [6]
Eye color Character traits
Black Tenderness, nervousness , the heart often controls the mind.
Asali Calm, love of appearance, and secrecy.
Green Cold passion, love of work, and stubbornness.
Brown Shyness, kindness, and charisma.
The Blue Boldness, artistic mood, and mystery.

Personality tests

There are some tests based on scientific foundations that address specific aspects, where you ask a group of questions, the answers of which constitute an impression of your personality in that aspect, and among these tests is Dr. Phil's test, which is an approved test with the departments of individuals with major international companies, and this test consists of ten Multiple choice questions, next to each answer the point you represent, answer the questions, and add your score at the end of the test: [7]
  • The first question: which times do you feel at best ?
A (2) - early.
B (4) - midday, early start.
A (6) - at the end of the evening.
  • The second question: How to walk on your feet?
A (6) - quickly and in long steps.
B (4) - quickly and in short steps.
C (7) - less fast, with the head lifted forward.
D (2) - Less fast, with the head lowered.
E (1) - very slowly.
  • The third question: How do you behave when talking to people?
A (4) - Fold your hands.
B (2) - Your hands are satisfied.
A (5) - put your hands in your pocket.
D (7) - touch the person who is addressing you.
E (6) - touch parts of your body.
  • Fourth question: How do you sit when you relax?
A (4) - bend your knees.
B (6) - Your feet are on top of each other.
C (2) - Stretch your feet.
D (1) - bend the foot below you.
  • Fifth Question: How do you behave when you hear something fun?
A (6) - Laughing gratefully.
B (4) - Laughs, but without loudly.
A (3) - laugh calmly.
D (5) - laughing shyly.
  • Sixth question: What do you do when you enter a party?
A (6) - enter in such a way that everyone notices you.
B (4) - Quietly enter, looking for someone to sit with.
C (2) - Quietly interfered.
  • Seventh question: What do you do when you boycott?
A (6) - take a break.
B (2) - Your nervousness .
C (4) - is between the two cases.
  • Question 8: What is your favorite color from the following?
A (6) - red, or orange.
B (7) - black.
C (5) - yellow, or light blue.
D (4) - Green.
E (3) - dark blue, or purple.
And (2) - white.
J (1) - brown, or gray.
  • The ninth question: How do you lie before bed?
A (7) - lying on your back.
B (6) - lying on your stomach.
C (4) - be slightly curved.
D (2) - place your hand under your head.
E (1) - Cover your head under the blanket.
  • Question X: What are most of your dreams?
A (4) - descend from a high place.
B (2) - You are a fighter or defender.
C (3) - you are looking for something.
D (5) - be a bird or floating on the face of water.
E (6) - Do not have dreams .
And (1) - you have beautiful dreams.

Now collect your points according to your answers, then learn about the most important features of your personality as shown in the table: [7]
Total adjectives
More than 60 points People see you as an arrogant, arrogant and dictatorial person who lacks the confidence of others.
60-51 points People see that you are hasty and moody , you make decisions quickly and this may make them wrong, as they see you brave and exciting, and everyone loves your company.
50-41 points People see you as a lively, energetic and fun person, but at the same time you have a balanced personality.
40-31 points You are sensitive and cautious, just as you are humble and smart, and you master your work meticulously.
30-21 points You are diligent and master your duty very hard, as you are very careful and careful.

Character theories

There are several theories classifying people's personalities, and these theories aim to give a general description of the structure of the personality, so that a person can identify himself based on sound research and studies, and among these theories: [8]
  • Theory of patterns: the personality is classified according to physiological patterns into bloody, biliary, or melancholy, and according to the behavioral patterns represented by one of the introverted or extroverted characters, and according to the physical patterns into Anduem, Miz, Mof, or Acto Move
  • Attribute theory: It depends on the attributes in the personality, so that each attribute represents an aspect of the personality, and the attributes have been classified into sixteen types that affect the personality, among them the apparent attributes of behavior , such as: aggressiveness, and the central features, such as: love of control.
  • Theory of Learning: Here the traits are formed based on punishment and reward.
  • Theory of roles: The role of every person in life gives him a set of personal qualities. For example, when a man becomes a father, he takes himself to form a loving personality.
  • Evolutionary theory: are the traits that a person accumulates during the stages of his development.

Personal Styles

Among the most popular socially recognized patterns of personality are: [8]
  • Extroverted personality: characterized by being social and open to others.
  • Antoine personality: characterized by shyness and lack of interaction with people.
  • Emotional personality: is that which quickly lose control of her feelings, and is characterized by mood swings without reason.
  • Authoritarian character : characterized by conservative behavior , mocking others with the desire to control.
  • The normal personality: is the one who can adapt to the soul and society.
  • Aggressive personality: characterized by its hostility to society , its tendency towards cruelty and lack of interest in the feelings of others.

The importance of knowing the person himself

Inside each of us is another person that we do not know, needs us to hear and know, we are impressive human beings, in our personalities many of the details that our experiences in life made no matter how simple, if you know yourself you will discover many beautiful things that will increase your confidence, and you will know your weaknesses To correct it and seek to overcome it and change it, and a person who knows himself , can turn to the things that are compatible with his personality, whether on the educational level, or career, or even in the simplest matters such as arranging your home to express your personality. [9]