Exercise: How your Primary Selves are taking charge

The personality qualities that you wrote down in previous exercise are representing the values, beliefs and behaviours that are important for some of your Primary selves.

a) Reflect on the past two days and identify the times when any of these Primary selves took charge automatically. Describe the situation; which Primary self took you over; and what it had you think, do or say.

Example: Let’s say that you stayed late at work to get a job done, even though you felt very tired, it can tell that your Perfectionist took control. 

b) In the next few days, as you become more aware of how and when your Primary selves take charge automatically, record your observations, repeating the steps above