self-scrutiny

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There are moments when the inner life actually "pays," when years of self-scrutiny, conducted for no ulterior motive, are suddenly of practical use.
His latest album, 'Revival', is built around racial profiling, self-scrutiny and self-deploring messages.
He has been escaping self-scrutiny his whole life and has become a genius at the self-exculpating rationalisation.
The aim is to replace the disempowering scrutiny of conventional research processes with the empowerment of self-scrutiny and self-organisation through the social dialogue and participatory research.
The novel explores themes of early twentieth-century New Age spirituality, using them as a means to address Katherine Mansfield's chronic illness, her intense self-scrutiny, and her admirable struggle for self-awareness.
Emotional self-scrutiny is positively encouraged in HMP Parc's groundbreaking Family Intervention Unit [FIU], a designated 60-bed wing which is attracting increasing attention in penal reform circles.
A certified practicing accountant with a degree in Accounting from the University of Newcastle and a Masters of Applied Finance from Macquarie University, Wai-Yee is renowned for helping investors become better traders with her firm belief that the human brain can be rewired to counter negative emotions through active self-scrutiny.
The couple in the poem is aware of the shadows threatening them: they are "lying in the dark together" (39), which speaks of betrayal on several levels, and they are forced to face their self-deception when the male begins an act of self-scrutiny which by nature imposes itself on his partner and provokes a crisis.
Curiously, such paintings make it impossible to attribute the feelings they evoke to either the artist or his subject alone; the brooding self-scrutiny of the latter canvas might well be that of the painter facing his work rather than that of the woman depicted gazing or perhaps merely glancing at her reflection.
The fact that Dubai chose self-scrutiny as the baseline for this plan is to its everlasting credit.
It is easy to imagine Rembrandt turning in on himself, towards self-scrutiny and introspection.
John Zubizarreta speaks to the usefulness of reflection when he says that it is "desirable in promoting better learning, but it is also challenging and painful, demanding a level of self-scrutiny, honesty, and disinterestedness that comes with great difficulty" (7).