About "Parts" of Self
This exercise provides a new view of your own complexity, along with ways to gain new understanding of others. It suggests ways to find more harmony both within yourself and relationships. And it offers humor, a language and a new vocabulary.
Each one of us has many parts of self - different sides or facets to our nature, personality, or ways of reacting and expressing ourselves.
You can imagine these parts as different facets of a diamond catching the sun or a hologram. Each is highlighted or surfaced by certain conditions, while otherwise hidden from view.
For example, some parts may be more likely to surface when we are rested or fatigued, celebrating or grieving, with a small group of people or a large group, when we feel safe to be vulnerable, when we feel threatened or afraid, at work or home, with a peer, subordinate or superior.
There are many ways to think of these "parts." As you prepare to identify some of your own unique "parts," it's helpful to consider: