Being Congruent to Change Your Life in a Positive Way
Being Congruent in a Psychological sense or Congruence meaning the state achieved by coming together, the state of agreement. The Latin congruÅ meaning â€œI meet together, I agreeâ€. As an abstract term, congruence means similarity between objects. Congruence, as opposed to equivalence or approximation, is a relation which implies a kind of equivalence, though not complete equivalence.
- In Carl Rogers personality theory, the compliance between ideal self and actual self.
- In psychology and NLP (Neuro-linguistic programming), congruence could be defined as rapport within oneself, or internal and external consistency, perceived by others as sincerity or certainty.
- Mood congruence
- in psychiatry, congruence between feeling or emotion, and affect display or the manner in which that emotion is being expressed
- in psychology, consistency between a patient’s symptoms and their mood or mental disorder
Being congruent is another way of saying “speaking your truth”. Now there are Universal truths and there are personal truths. All people have their own truth and those truths are always changing. Its our internal map of reality.
If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything.Â – Mark Twain